Health IT Business News – March 28, 2019

Collaboration News

Rhinogram Telehealth Capabilities Now Integrated Into SelectBraces Platform
Rhinogram (@rhinogram) recently announced the seamless integration of their telehealth solution with SelectBraces, the online platform which helps prospective patients research, compare and connect with orthodontic specialists in their local community. Through the collaboration with Rhinogram, SelectBraces now offers consumers the opportunity to request virtual orthodontic consultations directly from orthodontist profiles on This innovative approach to patient communication also allows practices to compete with other online based treatment providers in the oral care industry.

DrChrono Collaborates with CoverMyMeds to Add Electronic Prior Authorization and Prescription Price Transparency at Point of Care
DrChrono Inc. (@drchrono), the company enabling the medical practice of the future, announced its expanded partnership with CoverMyMeds to help providers expedite prior authorization processing, gain insight into prescription prices and help patients get the medication they need, when they need it.

Financial News

CynergisTek, Inc. Sells Managed Print Services Business to Vereco, LLC for $30 Million
CynergisTek, Inc. (@cynergistek), a healthcare cybersecurity, privacy, and compliance company, announced that it has closed a transaction to sell the assets used in its Managed Print Services (MPS) business division for $30 million to Vereco, LLC, a leading independent provider of healthcare document services. CynergisTek management believes that this transaction will enable CynergisTek to prioritize its core cybersecurity and privacy services.

Product News

Kuma Launches Vulnerability and Threat Intelligence Program
Kuma works with organizations across the globe to address the inherent security vulnerabilities across their organizations and products while helping organizations strategize and handle incidents. This is accomplished by offering a service that guides an organization through the different phases of vulnerability and threat management – Strategy, Implementation, Operational, Respond, and Enhance.

Chapters Health System Partners with WellSky to Enhance Post-Acute Care Across the Continuum
WellSky (@wellskyhealth), a health and community care technology company backed by TPG Capital, announced a partnership with Chapters Health System to deploy and develop its web-based electronic health record (EHR) technology solutions. Chapters Health and its affiliates will implement Consolo Hospice and Palliative Care software as well as WellSky Home Health software. Consolo joined the WellSky team in late 2018. Partnering with WellSky, Chapters Health will enhance the continuum of post-acute patient care services they provide across eight Florida counties.

CynergisTek Expands Service Portfolio with Launch of 24/7 Managed Security Services
CynergisTek, Inc., a healthcare cybersecurity, privacy, and compliance company, recently announced that it has added a new suite of Managed Security Services to its portfolio to assist organizations with monitoring, threat detection, incident response, and management of ongoing cybersecurity risks.

DrChrono and 3D4Medical Partner to Bring 3D Interactive Modeling to Physician Practices
DrChrono Inc., the company enabling the medical practice of the future, and 3D4Medical, the global leader in the development of ground-breaking 3D technology that disrupts traditional methods of education, have teamed up so practices across the United States can access 3D interactive modeling and animation videos from within their EHR to better educate patients.

MedShift Announces The Release Of Their New Managed Cloud Service, MedBox With Subscription and eCommerce Options
MedShift, a provider of software enabled medical technology, announced the launch of their MedBox which includes both Subscription and eCommerce platforms. Unlike other medical subscription platforms, MedBox Subscription utilizes a specialized algorithm to ensure that patients are prepaid for a treatment before they receive it. Treatment plans are transformed into an easy to follow schedule with a simple monthly payment, simplifying the process for both patient and practice.

Making the Cut

NextGate Achieves Advanced Technology Partner Status in the Amazon Web Services Partner Network
NextGate (@NextGate), a healthcare enterprise identification company, announced it has achieved Advanced Technology Partner status in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN). The achievement signifies NextGate’s ongoing commitment to building robust products and services on AWS to support healthcare organizations in accelerating their cloud journeys and seamlessly transforming their complex IT infrastructures.

Health Catalyst Receives Top Marks for Healthcare Analytics in Chilmark Research Report
Health Catalyst, Inc. (@HealthCatalyst) a provider of next-generation data, analytics, and decision support, leads the healthcare analytics market in product capabilities and market execution, according to the Chilmark 2019 Healthcare Provider Analytics Market Trends Report, released this month.