Health IT Business News – April 1, 2021

Collaboration News

NextGate and FEI Systems Announce Strategic Partnership to Support Comprehensive Access to Rich, Unified Patient Data
NextGate (@NextGate), a company in healthcare enterprise identification, and FEI Systems, a provider of state and federal health and human services IT solutions, announced a strategic partnership to enhance FEI’s data warehouse platform, InfoBridge, with automated patient matching and identification.

Vocera and Status Solutions Announce New System Integrations
Vocera Communications, Inc. (@voceracomm), a clinical communication and workflow solutions company, announced it is partnering with Status Solutions to enhance and expand alert management solutions in long-term care facilities across the United States. Status Solutions offers situational awareness technologies for life safety, security, environmental monitoring, and mass notification.

Product News

SPH Analytics Achieves HITRUST CSF® Certification, Meeting the Highest Industry Standards for Healthcare Information Security
SPH Analytics (@SPHAnalytics), a healthcare measurement and analytics platform for consumer experience and engagement, announced its solutions and systems have earned Certified status for information security by HITRUST.

Atlantic.Net now accepts PayPal payments
Atlantic.Net (@atlanticnet), a cloud services provider, now accepts PayPal as a payment option for all its services and solutions.

2bPrecise Enhancements Deliver Deeper Oncology, Medication Safety Insights For Providers
2bPrecise (@2bPrecise) delivers advanced and innovative functionality to clients via its winter 2021 product release this month. Responding to rising market demands for improved access to genetic and genomic insights to support clinical decisions, 2bPrecise added features enabling oncologists to view a contextualized “patient journey” so they can more easily understand optimal next steps in diagnosis and treatment.

Financial News

Clearlake Capital and Insight Partners-backed Appriss Health Acquires PatientPing to Deliver Comprehensive Care Coordination Solutions
Appriss Health (@apprisshealth), a leader in cloud-based care coordination software and analytics solutions focused on behavioral health and substance use disorders, backed by Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. and Insight Partners, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire PatientPing, a leader in care coordination data and software solutions focused on patients with complex needs, and senior care. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Marpai Health to Acquire Continental Benefits Launching the First Smart Health Plan System
Marpai Health, Inc. (@marpaihealth), a global leader in deep learning, the most advanced form of artificial intelligence, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire third-party administrator Continental Benefits, LLC. Marpai brings deep learning to self-insured health plans, which will allow for the processing of comprehensive data to increase quality care, reduce costs, simplify the healthcare experience, and empower plan members to live healthier lives.

MTBC is Now CareCloud
CareCloud, Inc. (@CareCloud), a provider of healthcare technology solutions for medical practices and health systems nationwide, announced the official renaming of MTBC, Inc. to CareCloud, Inc. The name change, which reflects the company’s continued commitment to bringing disciplined innovation and cloud-based solutions to today’s evolving healthcare market, has already been well received by the company’s growing client base.

Contract News:

Connect America Selected to Provide Personal Emergency Response Services to New York Medicaid Recipients
Connect America, a provider of connected health solutions, announced that the New York City, Department of Social Services, Human Resources Administration (DSS) awarded the company a three-year contract to provide Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS) and smoke detectors to Medicaid recipients in New York City.