Health IT Business News, Financial Edition – July 7, 2022

Trending News

Sphere’s Health iPASS Partners with Altus Neighbors Emergency Clinics
Health iPASS, a Sphere (@SphereCommerce) company that provides patient payment, intake, and check-in software platform, announced its strategic partnership with Altus Neighbors Emergency Centers (NEC), a group of hospital-affiliated urgent care centers servicing the Houston, TX area.

Health Catalyst Powers $1.5 Billion in Validated Measurable Improvements
Health Catalyst, Inc. (@HealthCatalyst) a provider of data and analytics technology and services to healthcare organizations, announced it has documented over 5.4 million lives positively impacted by improvement initiatives, $1.5 billion in validated measurable improvements, and 300 case studies – a result of its data and analytics technology, professional services, and deep customer relationships.

Dedalus acquires Lutech Group’s Healthcare Software Division and boosts leadership in Italy
Dedalus Group (@Dedalus_Global), a company in the European Digital Health sector, is announcing the acquisition of the Healthcare Software Division of Lutech Group, a leading company in Italy and a European player in ICT services and solutions.

Contract Announcements

Force Therapeutics Selected to Optimize Care Delivery at Ambulatory Surgical Centers
Force Therapeutics (@ForceTherEx) announced that Constitution Surgery Alliance (CSA), an operator of 21 ambulatory surgical centers throughout the Northeast, is implementing its digital care management platform to reduce cost and quality variation for all total joint replacements and spinal surgeries.

Appalachian Regional Healthcare Selects Biofourmis Tech for Home Hospital Programs, Including Rural Healthcare Study
Biofourmis (@biofourmis), a global provider of virtual care and digital medicine, announced that Appalachian Regional Healthcare (ARH), based in Lexington, Ky., will be using Biofourmis’ technology to support a new program delivering acute hospital-level care inside patients’ homes, including a clinical trial studying this care model in rural areas.

ZeOmega Announces Agreement with HealPros to Optimize In-Home Experiences for People with Chronic Illness
ZeOmega (@zeomega), A population health management organization, has partnered with HealPros, a healthcare services company that works with some of the largest health plans in the nation to build and deliver programs that change the lives of people with chronic illnesses.

Atwal Eye Care Selects Nextech’s Enterprise Electronic Health Records and Practice Management Solution
Nextech (@NextechEMRPM), a provider of healthcare technology solutions for specialty providers, announced that Atwal Eye Care, a physician-led eye care practice in the Buffalo, New York metro area, has chosen their Electronic Health Records (EHR) and Practice Management (PM) solution after an exhaustive market assessment.

Mergers and Acquisitions

HOPCo Partners with Future Health Works to Acquire Musculoskeletal Patient Engagement and Outcomes Tracking Platform
Healthcare Outcomes Performance Company (HOPCo), the US provider of musculoskeletal (MSK) physician practice management, outcomes management, and value-based care solutions, has announced the acquisition of MSK-specific technology platforms developed by London based Future Health Works (FHW), including

Citeline and Norstella Unite to Offer Life Sciences Clients a Full Suite of Commercial and Clinical Solutions
Norstella (@NorstellaCo), an organization that helps life sciences companies navigate the complexities of the drug life cycle, and Citeline (formerly Pharma Intelligence)—a provider of specialist intelligence, data and software for clinical trials, drug development and regulatory compliance—have announced an agreement to merge the companies.

Company Reports and Growth

HGS Healthcare Gains Momentum in Revenue Cycle Management as Providers Look Beyond Pandemic and Focus on Financial Recovery
HGS Healthcare (@hgs_healthcareannounced its momentum in the revenue cycle management (RCM) space as health systems look to strengthen the balance sheet and recover financially from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Rimidi Expands Team by 86%, Grows Revenue by 100% in First Half of 2022
Rimidi (@Jointherimidi), a clinical management platform designed to optimize clinical workflows, enhance patient experiences and achieve quality objectives, announced that the company has expanded its employee base by 86% and seen a 100% growth in revenue, accompanied by an enlargement of its Atlanta headquarters.