Health IT Business News – January 28, 2021

Collaboration News

Implicity expands in the US market as it rolls out AI-empowered universal remote cardiac monitoring to over 10,000 patients Press releases
Implicity (@ImplicityHealth), a remote cardiac monitoring company in Europe, officially announced its rollout into the US market via its partnership with the Phoenix-based Independent Diagnostic Testing Facility, IronRod Health.

Shields Health Solutions and ExceleraRx Corp. Join Forces to Advance Health System Specialty Pharmacy
Shields Health Solutions (@Shields_Rx), a health system specialty pharmacy integrator, has joined forces with ExceleraRx Corp. (Excelera), a healthcare company that empowers integrated delivery networks, health systems, and academic medical centers to provide personalized, integrated care for patients with complex and chronic conditions focused on improving patient care.

Bola Technologies, Inc. and Henry Schein One Announce Partnership
Bola Technologies, Inc. (@Bola_ai), a provider of Voice-AI technology for healthcare and dental care professionals, announced a partnership with Henry Schein One to distribute versions of Bola AI’s Voice Perio that integrate with the Dentrix® and cloud-based Dentrix Ascend® practice management systems. Using Voice Perio, a hygienist or periodontist can record results verbally, thereby expediting patient care and increasing treatment acceptance rates while freeing up assistants and saving PPE in the process.

VisiQuate and Springstone Announce Agreement for Full Complement of Advanced Analytics and Consulting
VisiQuate (@VisiQuate) and Springstone have entered a partnership that will be mutually beneficial to both parties. This 18-hospital, behavioral health organization provides a combination of inpatient, outpatient, and telehealth mental health services, which makes their revenue cycle operations especially complex. To benefit from the full power of advanced analytics, Springstone decided to implement the full VisiQuate Revenue Cycle Suite: Revenue Management Analytics, Denials Management Analytics, PayFlo, Denials Management Flo, Workforce Performance Analytics, Ana, VisiQuate’s AI/ML powered data expert, and Velocity Consulting.

COVID-19 News

Veteran-Owned Company & US Manufacturer Team Up To Distribute Millions of Rapid COVID-19 Tests Nationwide
AHOD Co. an American Disabled Veteran and Minority Owned Small Business in conjunction with Megna Health Inc, a diagnostic device company based in Pennsylvania; have signed an exclusive distribution partnership supporting in the effort to end the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lumeon Eases the Burden on Care Teams with the Rapid Deployment of COVID-19 Vaccination Self-Scheduling
Lumeon (@lumeon_), a care journey orchestration company, announced the launch of its COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign Management solution, allowing healthcare providers to rapidly deploy vaccination programs and alleviate the pressure on care teams with automated patient outreach, self-scheduling, and surveys.

Product News

MedAssist’s Digital Patient Engagement Platform MGagementSM Now Available on Epic’s App Orchard
Building on its ‘Digital First, Digital Now’ strategy, MedAssist (@MedAssistSol), a Firstsource Company and a provider of digitally-enabled Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management solutions, listed its proprietary solution MGagement℠ on App Orchard.

Innovative New Wellness Technology, Heuro Health, Launches
Heuro, LLC (@Heuro_Health) announces the launch of Heuro Health, a progressive new app for iOS and Android mobile devices that bridges the gap between patient and provider—motivating its members to centralize their own health, medical and lifestyle information in one secure and user-friendly place. Debuting in collaboration with one of the largest health plans in the nation, Heuro combines telehealth services, proprietary analytics and an innovative UI/UX design to help lower healthcare costs by encouraging wellness-focused behaviors. With intuitive in-app access to live health coaches, doctors, wellness classes and comprehensive, actionable data, the rapidly growing platform plans to announce its strategic healthcare industry partnerships in the coming months.

Nuxeo Achieves HITRUST CSF® Certification to Further Mitigate Risk in Third-Party Privacy, Security, and Compliance
Nuxeo (@nuxeo), developer of a cloud-native Content Services Platform, announced that the Nuxeo Cloud Platform and the implementation of supporting AWS systems and AWS infrastructure has earned Certified status for information security by HITRUST.

Qure4u Introduces the Digital Health Key™
Qure4u Inc. (@Qure4u), a company offering a complete virtual care and patient engagement platform, launched its innovative Digital Health Key™, providing convenient access to care at patients’ fingertips.

Financial News

Healthcare Specific AI Platform Lumiata Raises Series B Funding
Lumiata (@Lumiata), the healthcare-specific AI platform, announced that it has completed $14 million in Series B funding, led by and AllegisNL Capital along with existing investors Khosla Ventures and Blue Venture Fund.

Net Health Acquires PointRight®
Net Health (@NetHealthFits), a provider of cloud-based software for specialty medical providers across the continuum of care, announced that it has acquired PointRight® Inc. (@pointright), a provider of analytics and data-driven tools for the post-acute market.

mPulse Mobile Acquires The Big Know
mPulse Mobile (@techdotmn), a provider of conversational AI solutions for the healthcare industry, announced its acquisition of The Big Know, a prominent digital learning company transforming how healthcare educates consumers.

Contract News:

Beverly Knight Children’s Hospital Keeps Parents and Babies Connected with Vocera Ease
Vocera Communications, Inc. (@voceracomm), a provider of clinical communication and workflow solutions, announced that Beverly Knight Children’s Hospital, Navicent Health deployed the Vocera Ease application in its neonatal intensive care unit (NNICU) to help parents, grandparents, and loved ones feel closer to their newest family members when they are apart.

Nicolette, Inc. Taps RosettaHealth Platform for NICU Health Data Exchange
RosettaHealth (@rosettahealth), an innovative and secure, big health data interoperability platform, announced that its health data exchange platform is being used in Nicolette, Inc.’s NicoBoard solution, a bedside empowerment technology for parents with babies in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).

Memorial Health System Cuts Reconciliation Time by More Than Half with RevSpring’s Settlement-based Reconciliation Solution
Memorial Health System has significantly improved its reconciliation process since adopting RevSpring’s Merchant Services (@RevSpringInc), including its Settlement-based Reconciliation solution. Memorial also is benefitting from improved posting visibility, operating efficiencies and increased employee productivity made possible by RevSpring’s automated reconciliation tool.

Making the Cut:

Health Catalyst Named a Glassdoor Best Place to Work for the Fourth Time in Six Years
Health Catalyst, Inc. (@HealthCatalyst), a provider of data and analytics technology and services to healthcare organizations, announced it has been honored with a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, recognizing the Best Places to Work in 2021. The award is based solely on the input of team members who provide anonymous company reviews about their job, work environment, and employer on Glassdoor.

Atlantic.Net Technology Wins 2021 BIG Innovation Award
Atlantic.Net (@atlanticnet) has been named a winner in the 2021 BIG Innovation Awards, presented by the Business Intelligence Group. Atlantic.Net was awarded the BIG Innovation Award for 2021 for its technological solutions in the cloud, especially for the healthcare vertical.

ELLKAY Features MEDITECH’s Helen Waters in Women in Health IT Series
MEDITECH (@MEDITECH) Executive Vice President Helen Waters was recently highlighted by ELLKAY in their Women in IT series. In the interview, Waters addressed a wide range of topics including: innovation, industry challenges, and the future of healthcare IT.