Health IT Business News – June 10, 2021

Trending News

CAQH and EHNAC Partner to Provide Incentives for FHIR App Developers to Become Accredited
CAQH (@caqh) and the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (@EHNAC) have partnered to provide incentives for application developers participating in the CAQH Endpoint Directory to become accredited through the Trusted Dynamic Registration and Authorization Accreditation Program (TDRAAP) from EHNAC and, publisher of the Unified Data Access Profiles. TDRAAP accreditation affirms an app’s technical and security credentials and gives health plans the confidence they need to connect and share member data.

CareCloud Closes Strategic Acquisition, Accelerates Growth in the Hospital Market
CareCloud, Inc. (@CareCloud), a provider of cloud-based healthcare technology and revenue cycle solutions, announced its continued expansion into the hospital and health system market, through its acquisition of industry leading businesses that provide IT consulting, strategic advisory services and workforce augmentation solutions to hospitals in the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean.

Aigilx Health and Nextgate Partner to Support HIEs with Next Generation Identity Matching and Community-Wide Interoperability
NextGate (@NextGate), an enterprise patient identification company, and Aigilx Health, Inc., a provider of healthcare interoperability and health information exchange (HIE) services, announced a strategic partnership to make migration simpler for community and health information exchanges with next generation identity matching and intelligent data collection for whole-person care.

Collaboration News

Cohere Health adds Vori Health to its Digital Prior Authorization Ecosystem
Cohere Health (@CohereHealth), an emerging high growth digital health company, and Vori Health (@VoriHealth), a first-class, innovative medical provider for musculoskeletal care announced a partnership that will enable Vori users to access Cohere’s digital prior authorization solution, while adding Vori’s virtual and in-person musculoskeletal care, premium online content, and social community to Cohere’s solutions.

HHS Technology Group and Mathematica Delivering Analytics to Help Americans Self-Assess Personal Risk During Pandemic
HHS Technology Group, LLC™ (@hhstechgroup) and Mathematica announced their collaboration on a new health assessment platform that will account for individual health factors to provide a personalized risk score for helping individuals estimate their personal probability of contracting COVID-19 as a result of engaging in common activities, such as attending sporting events and dining in restaurants.

Product News

Belong.Life Expands its Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Networking and Navigation App to Support the French-Speaking Canadian Community
Belong.Life, developer of social and professional networks for managing and navigating diseases, and the creator of the world’s largest social network for cancer patients, announced the expansion of the BelongMS app to include a French language option for the French-speaking Canadian community. BelongMS is a free and anonymous AI-powered social networking platform uniting multiple sclerosis (MS) patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals to help navigate the condition and its treatment.

Essence SmartCare Launches VitalOn Remote Patient Monitoring Solution
Essence SmartCare (@Essence_grp), a provider of IoT-based remote care solutions, announced the launch of VitalOn, a comprehensive remote patient monitoring (RPM) platform for active seniors and older adults living with chronic conditions.

Contract News:

South Texas Physician Alliance Leverages LeadingReach to Connect Large Regional Healthcare Ecosystem
LeadingReach (@LeadingReach), a national healthcare communication network, announced that South Texas Physicians Alliance (STPA), a large independent physician association in southern Texas, has selected LeadingReach to be the platform of choice for referral management and care coordination across its patient population. The partnership aims to optimize communication, care collaboration and referral management in the greater south Texas healthcare community.

InsightRX’s Precision Medicine Platform Integrated into Sentara Healthcare EHR to Help Safely Administer Vancomycin Doses for Treatment of Infections
InsightRX (@insightrx), which provides a cloud-based precision dosing platform to help guide treatment decisions, announced that Sentara Healthcare, a not-for-profit healthcare system serving Virginia and northeastern North Carolina, has integrated InsightRX’s precision dosing platform into its electronic health records (EHR) system.

Making the Cut:

Cotiviti Recognized by Both Stevie® 2021 American Business Awards and Fast Company World Changing Ideas Awards Programs
Cotiviti (@Cotiviti), a provider of data-driven healthcare solutions, has received recognition from two premier business award programs for its COVID-19 Outbreak Tracker, which identifies potentially hidden infection “hot spots” across the U.S. to help the country respond to the pandemic. Cotiviti received a Stevie® Award in the 2021 American Business Awards® and a Fast Company 2021 World Changing Ideas Award in the AI and Data category.