Health IT Business News – August 25, 2022

Trending News

NextGen Healthcare Expands Virtual Visits Solution to Enable Team-Based Care and Include Family Members
NextGen Healthcare, Inc. (@nextgen), a provider of innovative, cloud-based healthcare technology solutions, announced the addition of increased functionality to NextGen Virtual Visits™, allowing practices and patients to participate in group virtual visits and invite additional stakeholders to telehealth appointments.

HITRUST Selected for TEFCA Security Certification
HITRUST (@hitrust) is supporting the security requirements of the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA) program. The TEFCA Recognized Coordinating Entity (RCE) – The Sequoia Project – has selected HITRUST and the HITRUST Risk-based, 2-year (r2) Certification as the first certifying body and certification for organizations to prove they comply with the TEFCA security requirements for their Qualified Health Information Network (QHIN) designation.

MRO Makes Inc. 5000 Annual List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies for Eighth Consecutive Year
MRO, Corp. (@MROCorp), a clinical data release platform in healthcare, announced it ranked No. 4838 on Inc. magazine’s 2022 annual Inc. 5000—an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.

Product News

Get Well Deploys Industry-First Monkeypox Digital Care Management Plan in Anticipation of Growing Need
Get Well (@getwellnetwork), a global digital health company, announced it has released a new monkeypox digital care management plan. This is the first digital care plan for monkeypox to be released in the industry.

Lyniate Releases Latest Version of EMPI Solution to Manage Person Data
Lyniate (@lyniate), a company in healthcare data interoperability, has released the latest version of its Enterprise Master Person Index (EMPI) solution with numerous refinements.

DeliverHealth Launches Its New Mobile Language Access Capability To Help Clinicians
DeliverHealth (@deliverhs), a global provider of technology-enabled solutions for hospitals, health systems and group practices, announced the official unveiling of its Language Access workflow tool, designed to improve existing connections between physicians and limited English proficient (LEP) patients, enhance compliance and reimbursement, and boost both provider and patient satisfaction.

Accord Healthcare Launches Generic Drug for Treating Brain Tumors & Blood Cancers
Accord Healthcare, Inc., a generic pharmaceutical company, has added Carmustine to its line of chemotherapy drugs. The drug is formulated as a sterile lyophilized (freeze-dried) powder to be reconstituted for intravenous infusion.

Product Certification News

AKASA Achieves HITRUST Certification, Reinforcing Commitment to Healthcare Third-Party Privacy, Security, and Compliance
AKASA™ (@akasahealth), a developer of AI for healthcare operations, announced the company’s Unified Automation® platform has earned Certified status for information security by HITRUST.

Collaboration News

Clarify Health Expands Strategic Partnership with Datavant to Connect Real-World Data and First-Party Data Across Life Sciences
Clarify Health (@ClarifyHealth), a cloud analytics and value-based payments platform company, and Datavant, a company helping organizations securely connect health data, announced an expanded collaboration to enable life sciences companies to connect their proprietary, first-party data in Clarify’s AI-powered Atlas analytics platform to improve clinical development and commercial operations.

Parker Health Becomes Early EHR Participant in FDB Vela™ ePrescribing Network
Parker Health, a biotechnology company, announced its partnership with FDB Vela™ (@FDB_US), a new, cloud-native electronic prescribing (ePrescribing) network that enables the seamless flow of critical medication prescription information, benefits verification, and clinical decision support between prescribers, payers, pharmacies, and other constituents.

EchoNous Alliance with Samsung Aims to Put AI-guided Ultrasound in More Doctors’ Hands
EchoNous (@echonous), a company in ultra-portable, AI-guided point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) tools and software, announced an alliance with electronics giant Samsung, makers of the Galaxy line of mobile tablets. Kosmos, EchoNous’s powerful AI-guided handheld ultrasound tool, will now be able to run on off-the-shelf Galaxy Tab Active Pro tablets; models 12.0 and higher.

Cloudticity™ Partners with Sapphire Health to Support Hospitals Moving Epic EHR to AWS Cloud
Cloudticity (@Cloudticity) and Sapphire Health (@SapphireHTC) announced a strategic partnership to help hospitals and healthcare providers that use Epic EHR undergo a seamless transition into the AWS Cloud. This alliance enables hospital systems to leverage cloud power to ensure their infrastructure can achieve high levels of availability, resilience, and agility.

Caregility and Eko Partner to Bring Smart Stethoscope Technology to Award-Winning Enterprise Telehealth Platform
Caregility (@caregility), an enterprise telehealth platform company, and Eko, a company in stethoscopes for telehealth, announced an integration partnership.

ScriptDrop and Roadie Work Together to Improve & Scale Medication Access
ScriptDrop Inc. (@scriptdrop), a healthcare technology company focused on prescription access, and Roadie, a UPS company and crowdsourced delivery platform, began their partnership in autumn 2020. At the time, ScriptDrop needed a nationwide partner who could enable same-day and urgent delivery in a systematic, safe, and scalable way. Now, ScriptDrop has graduated from manually posting delivery requests to Roadie’s platform to a full API integration, allowing both partners to mutually benefit from a streamlined workflow.

Making the Cut, Milestones, Accolades, Awards and More

HHAeXchange Named to Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest Growing Companies for Eighth Consecutive Year
HHAeXchange (@HHAeXchange), a provider of homecare management solutions for payers, providers, and state Medicaid agencies, announced it has been named to Inc. magazine’s list of the fastest growing private companies in America, marking the eighth consecutive year the company has been recognized.

eHealth Technologies Named One of the Fastest Growing Companies
eHealth Technologies (@eHealthTec), a health care technology company that is focused on improving the patient experience, has earned a spot on the 2022 Greater Rochester Chamber’s Top 100 list of fastest-growing, privately owned companies in the Rochester and Finger Lakes region.

Hallmark Health Care Solutions Named One of the Top 10 Companies Revolutionizing Healthcare
Hallmark Health Care Solutions (HHCS) has been named one of the Top 10 Companies Revolutionizing Healthcare by Industry Tech Insights, a publication and platform dedicated to helping organizations adapt to ever-changing technology environments and needs.