Health IT Business News – March 23, 2023

Trending News

Healthmark Industries Launches New Program Expanding its PPE Accessory Line to Help Alleviate Child Anxiety in the Hospital Environment
Healthmark Industries (@HmarkNews) is delighted to introduce the Healthmark + Avanti Hospital Décor Program expanding its Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) accessory line. The Healthmark + Avanti Décor Program is designed to help alleviate stress and bring smiles to young patients in healthcare facilities with bright colors and playful animal characters from the popular line of Avanti Press greeting card images. The new program offers Wall & Ceiling Decals, Single Use & Reusable Scrub Caps, and Stickers.

NextGen Healthcare to Highlight Interoperability and Health Equity at Top Healthcare Technology Events
NextGen Healthcare, Inc. (@nextgen), a provider of innovative, cloud-based healthcare technology solutions, announced its participation in two industry-leading healthcare technology conferences, ViVE 2023 and HIMSS23. The company will showcase how it enables interoperability and health equity across the industry in speaker sessions and booth demonstrations at both events.

CMHA Fort Frances Launches SeamlessMD for Mental Health Remote Care Monitoring and Digital Patient Engagement
The Fort Frances Family Health Team and Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Fort Frances Branch has launched the use of SeamlessMD (@seamlessmd), a Digital Care Journey platform, to engage with and remotely monitor patients through their Mental Health care journey.

ONC-Funded Initiative Expands Diversity Among DC’s Public Health IT Workforce
Zane Networks, LLC, a company in healthcare transformation services and solutions, was selected to be a part of the Public Health Informatics and Technology (PHIT4DC) initiative – funded by a grant from The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC).

Product News

Inovalon Announces Converged Provider Enablement
Inovalon (@InovalonInc), a provider of cloud-based software solutions empowering data-driven healthcare, launched a new release of Converged Provider Enablement. The latest version of this cloud-based SaaS product empowers health plans, “payviders”, and other value-based healthcare organizations to coordinate complex and disparate combinations of both industry standard quality and risk goals, as well as highly customized initiatives, across large provider systems at the point of care.

Ancora Heart’s AccuCinch System Demonstrates Significant Improvement in Quality of Life, Cardiac Structure and Function in Heart Failure Patients
Ancora Heart, Inc. (@AncoraHeart), a company developing a completely transcatheter device-based therapy to address heart failure (HF), announced that patients treated with the investigational AccuCinch® Ventricular Restoration System demonstrated improvement in HF patient outcomes and beneficial changes in the structure of the heart.

Collaboration News

MedArrive partners with Ouma to bring in-home maternal care to vulnerable Medicaid members
MedArrive (@medarrive), a mobile-integrated care management solution, announced a partnership with Ouma Health, a total maternity telehealth services company, to bring comprehensive maternal-fetal care directly into the homes of vulnerable women on Medicaid. The collaboration aims to improve the health of pregnant women and their newborns, especially those at high risk, by adding a vital service to MedArrive’s growing ecosystem of specialty care providers that managed Medicaid health plans can leverage for members in their homes.

Product Certification News

Asensus Surgical Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance For Pediatric Indication for Senhance Surgical System
Asensus Surgical, Inc., a medical device company that is digitizing the interface between the surgeon and the patient to pioneer a new era of Performance-Guided Surgery™ (PGS), announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA for an expanded indication to treat pediatric patients with the Senhance® System.

Making the Cut, Milestones, Accolades, Awards and More

Connect America Chief Health Informatics Officer Rosemary Kennedy Named Finalist for Prestigious RISE Award
Connect America (@Aging_in_place_), a company in connective care technology for seniors and vulnerable populations, announced that Chief Health Informatics Officer Rosemary Kennedy was named one of three finalists for The Dr. Martin L. Block Award for Innovation & Excellence from RISE, the industry’s leading authority for information on risk adjustment and quality improvement within healthcare.