Health IT Business News – February 27, 2020

Product News

MobileSmith Health Now Available In Epic’s App Orchard
MobileSmith Health (@TheMobileSmith), a provider in the digital health and mobile development sector that is reshaping traditional healthcare, announced its patient adherence management solution, Peri™, is now available in Epic’s App Orchard Marketplace. Through embedded EMR integration and adherence tracking dashboards, Peri™ by MobileSmith Health enables healthcare providers utilizing Epic to support pre- and post-procedural adherence across episodes of care, in an effort to reduce complications, cancellations and 30-day readmissions.

Products Launching at HIMSS20

Serinus Health Will Unveil Unique Suite of Patient Centric Services at HIMSS 2020
Serinus Health is a provider of patient centric services for effective reduction of ER/Hospitalizations. Serinus provides Remote Patient Monitoring at home for early detection of health risk changes. Risk changes trigger automated alerts to the care team. Upon receiving a health alert, Serinus conducts real time patient health assessment to complement the patient’s condition evidence, for prompt and precise Interventions of Care Coordination. Furthermore, Serinus’ platform enables physicians to provide “Care When and Where is Needed’ using evidence based Tele-Medicine to patients at home. Serinus Health will demonstrate all these Patient Centric Solutions at HIMSS 2020 Intelligent Health Pavilion, IHP, (Booth 7273-29) and during the IHP’s Leadership Theater presentation. Showcasing New Functionality at HIMSS 2020 Conference
MediXall Group Inc., (@MediXallApp), creator of, a technology and innovation-driven business focused on reducing healthcare costs and transforming the patient-provider experience, is pleased to announce that it will be showcasing its new functionality throughout HIMSS20.

Electronic Caregiver debuts game-changing Virtual Caregiver at HIMSS20
An alarming number of people will not be able to rely on loved ones to care for them in old age, as the caregiver gap continues to widen. According to the AARP Public Policy Institute, the population aged 45 to 64, the peak caregiving age group, is expected to increase by just 1 percent by 2030, while the population aged 80 and older will rise by 79 percent. In the face of America’s caregiver crisis, Electronic Caregiver®, a 24/7 virtual care and health technology company based in Las Cruces, New Mexico, is offering a solution with Addison Care™. Following on the heels of CES, the world’s Consumer Electronics Show, this groundbreaking technology will be presented for the first time at the 2020 HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition.

Making the Cut

SPH Analytics’ Receives NCQA Certification for its HEDIS® Measure Engine
SPH Analytics (@SPHAnalytics), a healthcare analytics and population health management company, announced that its Population Care™ | Quality Measures solution has achieved National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) 2019 certification for its measure engine supporting NCQA-Certified HEDIS quality measures.

Vocera Celebrates 20 Years of Innovation
Vocera Communications, Inc. (@voceracomm), a recognized leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions, recently celebrated two decades of innovation and award-winning solutions. February 16, 2020, marked the 20th anniversary of the company, which has been on a mission to improve the lives of others by advancing mobile communication and connecting people and information instantly and securely.

Holon Solutions Awarded Its Third U.S. Patent for Network-Wide Patient Tracking Technology
Holon Solutions (@holonsolutions) announced it has been awarded its third U.S. Patent (No 10,553,307). The patent is for Holon’s patient tracking technology that works in concert with its sensor and event-triggering innovations that were both awarded patents earlier last year. Combined, the three technologies power Holon’s CollaborNet® platform to surface real-time, contextual, social determinants of health (SDoH) data, care gap data and other important clinical and non-clinical information that value-based care organizations need to present within their users’ workflows.

Financial News

Health Catalyst Announces Agreement to Acquire Able Health, a Leading SaaS Provider of Quality and Regulatory Measurement Tracking and Reporting
Health Catalyst, Inc. (@HealthCatalyst), a provider of data and analytics technology and services to healthcare organizations, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Able Health, Inc. (“Able Health”), a San Francisco-based company that is a leading SaaS provider of quality and regulatory measurement tracking and reporting to healthcare providers and risk-bearing entities.

Collaboration News

VisiQuate Partners with the University of Chicago Medicine to implement AI-informed advanced analytics
VisiQuate Inc. (@VisiQuate) announced that the University of Chicago Medicine has finalized a multi-year agreement with VisiQuate to deploy advanced analytics. This nationally-recognized four-hospital academic medical center will use the capabilities of VisiQuate Denials Management Analytics and Revenue Management Analytics to optimize financial performance and drive revenue cycle yield improvement and cost optimization.

Lumeon Collaborates To Power Care Experiences with Rich, Digital Content from Mayo Clinic
Lumeon (@lumeon_) and Mayo Clinic announced a strategic collaboration to integrate Mayo’s library of clinical insights with Lumeon’s Care Pathway Management platform. The collaboration will unlock new possibilities in the care experience by enabling healthcare organizations to automate the delivery of dynamically rendered, personalized and time-sensitive digital content across both the clinical and operational aspects of a patient’s care journey.

DrChrono Taps Cognition IP to Process 5 Machine Learning-based Patents Expanding Its Intellectual Property Portfolio
DrChrono Inc. (@drchrono), the company developing the essential platform and services for modern medical practices to make care more informed, more interactive, and more personalized, partnered with Cognition IP to draft and file 5 new patent applications related to the company’s core technologies on machine learning.

Contract News:

NJ Spine and Wellness Selects MTBC’s CareCloud Solution
MTBC, Inc., a provider of cloud-based healthcare IT and revenue cycle management solutions, announced that NJ Spine and Wellness selected and has now gone live with CareCloud’s (@carecloud) practice management solution CareCloud Central, electronic health record CareCloud Charts, and patient experience management platform Breeze technology, at all of its four locations across New Jersey. NJ Spine and Wellness provides comprehensive care for sports injuries, spine and orthopedic related conditions.