Day 8: Maids a Milking

On Day 8 of our 12 Days of Christmas Posts we turn our sights to the latest health IT business news. Throughout the rest of the year we also strive to keep our readers up to date on the latest mergers, acquisitions, earnings, contracts, product news and more from the industry with our recurring Health IT Business News posts. Sign up to get our daily or weekly eNews digests. You’ll also automatically receive our monthly newsletter, notification of upcoming webinars, new white papers and more.

CareCloud Helps Ease Holiday Stress for Urgent Care Centers
CareCloud (@carecloud), the platform for high-growth medical groups, is helping urgent care centers manage the administrative complexities of treating one-time patients, including a seasonal influx of travellers. The company announced today that Doctors on Call Maui has become the latest urgent care center to select CareCloud as their technology partner to help patients get in and out faster with the treatment they need, while improving practice productivity and profitability.

NextGate Announces Milestone Year with Significant Market Growth and Achievements
NextGate (@NextGate), a healthcare enterprise identification provider, announced that 2018 was another banner year for the company, with new customer acquisitions and international expansion at all-time-high. NextGate is dedicated to helping healthcare organizations overcome the clinical, operational and financial challenges that result from duplicate records and disparate data by providing a complete and accurate medical record across the enterprise. NextGate operates in four countries and is involved in managing 300 million lives in U.S. and around the world.

Linguamatics Highlights 2018 Achievements and Advances NLP Text Analytics Market Leadership
In 2018, Linguamatics (@linguamaticsadvanced its position as the market-leading provider of natural language processing (NLP) text analytics for healthcare and the life sciences, winning prestigious industry awards, introducing innovative product enhancements, and partnering with organizations to extend the value of Linguamatics solutions.

MobileSmith Health Launches ROI-Driven Healthcare Apps: Blueprints 3.0
MobileSmith Health (@TheMobileSmith) announced the launch of its newest suite of healthcare apps: Blueprints 3.0. The latest product launch coincides with the completion of a rebranding effort, further positioning the company as a leader in the digital and mhealth sector that is reshaping traditional healthcare.

Spok to Modernize Communications Throughout Veterans Affairs Hospitals
Spok, Inc., (@spoktweets) a wholly owned subsidiary of Spok Holdings, Inc. and a healthcare communications provider, announced a continued strategic partnership with Standard Communications, Inc. (SCI), a VA verified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and trusted advisor for clinically focused solutions in the VA Healthcare System. The Spok Care Connect® clinical communication and collaboration platform improves staff efficiency and veteran care while adhering to the standards set by the VA in its Technical Reference Model (TRM).

Biotricity Builds Capacity with University of Calgary and Receives Ethics Approvals for Research
Biotricity Inc. (@biotricity_inc), a medical diagnostic and consumer healthcare technology company, announced the launch of its 2019 R&D program at the University of Calgary. The Company is initiating a series of investigations using the 1000 Hz fidelity of Bioflux to facilitate ambulatory Heart Rate Variability (HRV) monitoring for maternity and in both major and emergency surgery patients at Rockyview General Hospital in Calgary. Successful results will open up two growing remote monitoring (RPM) markets for Biotricity’s technology: maternal and post-operative remote monitoring.

Geneva Health Solutions Hits Critical Milestones Driving Growth; Predicts Cardiac Data Explosion in 2019
Geneva Health Solutions (GHS), a cloud-based technology platform and service for managing data from implantable cardiac devices, announces triple-digit revenue growth in 2018, an indicator of the explosive growth of implantable cardiac device data expected in 2019. This year, GHS has also tripled its client base and workforce, quadrupled the number of devices being monitored through its service and increased its revenue more than ten-fold.

Ambra Health and Google Cloud Collaborate to Advance Healthcare Research with Anonymized Medical Imaging Data
Ambra Health (@ambrahealth), makers of a cloud-based, medical image management suite, announced a new collaboration with Google Cloud to advance healthcare research with anonymized medical imaging data. Leveraging Google Cloud’s Healthcare API, the Ambra Health Cloud PACS solution for Google Cloud allows researchers to turn data into insights by easily de-identifying patient medical imaging data for use in research studies. Leading academic medical centers are among the first research institutions to use the solution to enable machine learning research to improve patient care.