Health IT Business News – August 19, 2021

Trending News

Premier Inc. Brands Technology and Services Platform “PINC AI™”
Premier Inc. (@PremierHA), a healthcare improvement company, announced that it is branding its comprehensive technology and services platform “PINC AI,” effective immediately.

Medicomp Systems Officially Launches Quippe Nursing in the U.S. at 2021 ANIA Annual Conference
Medicomp Systems (@MedicompSys), which makes medical data relevant, usable and actionable, officially launched Quippe Nursing at the 2021 ANIA Annual Conference. Quippe Nursing is an industry-first solution that enables nurses to spend more time caring for patients and less time managing administrative clinical tasks.

Mount Nittany Health Selects Health Catalyst to Drive Population Health Improvements
To support its mission of strengthening the health of the people and the communities it serves, Pennsylvania-based Mount Nittany Health has selected Health Catalyst, Inc.’s (@HealthCatalyst) data and analytics technology and services. The health system will leverage key elements of Health Catalyst’s Population Health technology stack to uncover new performance insights and drive population health improvements.

Vivify Health Announces Product Enhancements at HIMSS21
Vivify Health (@VivifyHealth), the developer of a national care platform for remote patient care, is excited to announce two new enhancements to its Remote Care Platform premiering at this year’s HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition running from Aug. 9-13 in Las Vegas.

Caravan Health Collaborative ACO Earns Nearly Perfect MIPS Score
Caravan Health (@caravanhealth) ACOs have scored near the top of all health care providers in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), for the fourth year in a row. In results released last week, Caravan Collaborative ACOs earned scores ranging from 99 to 100 points, with an average positive payment adjustment of 2.19% to the maximum possible 2.2%

Collaboration News

RxRevu and FDB Partner to Accelerate Delivery of Real-Time Prescription Benefit Data to the Point of Care
RxRevu (@rxrevu), a provider of integrated decision support tools which improve patient access to care, and First Databank, Inc. (@FDB_US), a provider of drug and medical device knowledge that helps healthcare professionals make precise decisions, announced a partnership to bring robust prescription cost and coverage data to hospitals, health systems, and electronic health record (EHR) vendors across the United States.

Jvion Integrates AI-Powered Insights with Cerner Social Determinants of Health and Behavioral Health Products
Jvion (@JvionHealth), a prescriptive intelligence company, announced that its clinical AI-powered social determinants of health (SDOH) and behavioral health insights will be integrated with Cerner products at the point of care. The new collaboration is designed to provide Cerner clients with an accurate and concise way to identify and address SDOH and behavioral health factors driving patient risk while offering context and clinical guidance to adopt for improved health outcomes.

Lightbeam Health Solutions Announces Partnership with Genetic Testing Company, Ambry Genetics
Lightbeam Health Solutions (@LightbeamHealth), a provider of end-to-end population health management solutions and services, is proud to announce their partnership with Ambry Genetics, a Konica Minolta Precision Medicine (KMPM) company. The partnership provides precision genetic testing data within the Lightbeam application to help organizations predict increased risk for common cancers and chronic conditions within patient populations.

Curebase, Adaptive Biotechnologies Announce Collaboration to Expand Clinical Study Access
Curebase (@CurebaseDCT), a company committed to democratizing access to clinical studies, and Adaptive Biotechnologies Corp. (@adaptivebiotech), a biotechnology company that aims to translate the genetics of the adaptive immune system into clinical products to diagnose and treat disease, announced an ongoing research collaboration to broaden patient participation in Adaptive’s clinical studies. The initial two studies of the partnership involve Adaptive’s T-Detect™ diagnostic test. T-Detect™ is under development for multiple diseases translating the natural diagnostics capability of T-Cells into clinical practice.

IntelyCare Announces Partnership With DailyPay to Provide Nursing Professionals Faster Access to Earned Pay
IntelyCare (@intelycare), an intelligent workforce management solution for post-acute facilities, has teamed up with DailyPay to enable nursing professionals to access their earned income on-demand. The partnership gives IntelyCare employees, known as IntelyPros, more financial flexibility during this challenging economic period for healthcare workers.

Financial News

Smile CDR Closes $20 Million in Series A Funding to Drive New Innovations in Clinical Data Management
Smile CDR Inc. (@smilecdr), a health data storage and integration company, announced the closing of $20 million in Series A growth capital led by 30 North Group, a Seattle-based family office, and UPMC Enterprises. Smile CDR offers a suite of services that allow health systems, payers and hospitals to meet U.S. health information interoperability standards rapidly and securely.

Product News

Current Health Launches Integrated Network of In-Home Service Partners to Empower Healthcare Organizations to Deliver More Care at Home
Current Health (@HeyCurrent), a remote care management platform company, has launched a curated network of in-home service partners that will seamlessly integrate with the Current Health platform. As part of the launch, Current Health will offer platform integrations with Workpath and ScriptDrop – both of which expand on Current Health’s ability to support end-to-end clinical models that keep patient care centered around the home.

FDB Launches Clinical Decision Support Analytics Solution
FDB (@FDB_US), a provider of drug and medical device knowledge that helps healthcare professionals make precise decisions, announced the launch of FDB CDS Analytics™ during the 2021 HIMSS Global Conference & Exhibition in Las Vegas. The solution enables healthcare provider organizations to easily identify, monitor and customize clinical decision support (CDS) in their electronic health record (EHR), which ultimately helps enhance clinician user experiences and advances CDS impact across all care areas to improve patient outcomes.

1upHealth Announces Free Baseline Testing for Health Plans to Determine if their Patient Access FHIR® API is Successfully Connecting as Required by CMS
1upHealth (@1up_health), a trusted FHIR® platform for health data interoperability, announced that it is offering health plans freebaseline testing to determine if their Patient Access application programming interface (API) is connecting to third-party developers as required by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services(CMS) Rule.

Making the Cut

Lumeon Commended by Frost & Sullivan for Enabling Digital Transformation in Healthcare
Based on its recent analysis of the North American digital health market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Lumeon (@lumeon_) with the 2021 North American Customer Value Leadership Award. Lumeon’s care journey orchestration platform and suite of solutions help health systems and providers automate digital care delivery.

Inc. Magazine Recognizes eVisit as One of America’s Fastest Growing Companies
eVisit (@evisit), a virtual care platform for national healthcare providers, was recognized as one of America’s fastest growing companies in 2021, ranking no. 2,300 on the prestigious Inc. 5000 List. This list is a selection of the most dynamic privately held firms in the U.S. and rankings reflect revenue growth rates across the past three-year period, 2017-2020.