Health IT Business News – May 19, 2022

Trending News

Health Catalyst and RAI Digital Partner to Expand the Reach of Data-Informed Healthcare in the Middle East
Health Catalyst, Inc. (@HealthCatalyst), a provider of data and analytics technology and services to healthcare organizations, today announced a strategic partnership with RAI Digital, a multinational consulting firm that works to provide world-class technology solutions to address regional concerns that impact or impede the growth of countries in the Middle East.

Product News

OncoHealth™ Launches New Consumer Platform Bringing Digital Telehealth Services to People with Cancer
OncoHealth, a digital health company dedicated to oncology, unveiled a new digital telehealth service for people with cancer. Iris™ by OncoHealth combines human-centered design, mobile technology, data, empathy, and specially trained oncology experts to deliver personalized, oncology-specific, 24×7 telehealth support to patients and their families facing cancer.

epocrates Unveils Redesigned Mobile App to Streamline Access to Clinician Tools
epocrates (@epocrates), an athenahealth, Inc. company that delivers digital clinical decision support to prescribers, announced the launch of its newly designed mobile app that will streamline access to the wealth of tools clinicians rely on in moments of care and beyond.

Availity Adds Enhanced Claims Status to RESTful API
Availity (@availity), a national real-time health information network announced that Enhanced Claims Status, a multi-payer RESTful API that enriches standard claim status transactions with granular, actionable information, is now available to Availity’s trading partner network.

New Trials App Allows Providers to Recommend Clinical Trials as Therapeutic Option to Patients During Consultations
IllumiCare, a pioneer in point-of-care healthcare information technology, has automated the process of connecting patients to local or hybrid clinical trials during an appointment or consultation through its new Trials App on the Smart Ribbon®.

Biofourmis Selected by American College of Cardiology as Exclusive Virtual Care Platform to Drive TRANSFORM(3) Study Focused on Closing Practice Gaps for Heart Conditions
Biofourmis (@biofourmis), a Boston-based global leader in virtual care and digital medicine, announced that its Biofourmis Care solution has been selected by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) for its TRANSFORM3 study that will evaluate different intervention strategies for improving adherence to guideline-directed medication therapy (GDMT) for managing chronic cardiovascular conditions. The study will place an emphasis on underserved populations and those with a history of healthcare disparities.

ZeOmega Unveils Novel Electronic Prior Authorization Solution
ZeOmega (@zeomega), a population health management organization, announced the launch of its HealthUnity Smart Authorization Gateway (Smart Auth). It is the market’s first and only electronic prior authorization (ePA) solution that comprehensively includes EMR integration capabilities, payer/provider workflows, medical policies integration and adjudication, administrative rules and auto approval rules.

Product Certification News

XACT Robotics® Receives FDA Clearance that Expands Support for Ablation Procedures
XACT Robotics® (@XACTrobotics), developer of the world’s first and only comprehensive robotic system for interventional radiology, announced that the XACT ACE® Robotic System received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for a modification to its cleared XACT ACE® Robotic System designed to support robotic insertion and steering of ablation probes during ablation clinical procedures.

RadNet Artificial Intelligence Subsidiaries, DeepHealth and Quantib, Obtain FDA Clearance for Mammography and Prostate AI Tools
RadNet, Inc., (@radnet_inc) announced that it has received FDA clearances for its DeepHealth Saige-DX™ mammography and Quantib® Prostate 2.0 MRI artificial intelligence (“AI”) algorithms.

Collaboration News

Cerner and AKASA Team Up to Scale Next-Gen, AI-Powered Revenue Cycle Automation
Cerner (@Cerner), a global healthcare technology company, is collaborating with AKASA (@akasahealth), a developer of AI for healthcare operations, to power automation within the revenue cycle for providers.

Arcadia Partners with Datavant to Accelerate Biopharma Research
Arcadia (@ArcadiaHealthIT), a data analytics platform for healthcare and life sciences, and Datavant, a company helping organizations securely connect health data announced a partnership to enable de-identified connectivity of Arcadia’s electronic health record data for life sciences research and commercial analytics.

Rimidi and ARKRAY Partner to Bring Glucose Data from the GLUCOCARD® Shine Connex Blood Glucose Monitoring System to the EHR
Rimidi, a clinical management platform designed to optimize clinical workflows, enhance patient experiences, and achieve quality objectives, announced a new partnership with ARKRAY, a provider of diabetes care products.

Four prominent pharmaceutical solutions providers launch Norstella to drive innovation and get patients access to life-saving therapies faster
Creating a hub for rapid innovation, four prominent pharmaceutical solutions providers—Evaluate, MMIT (Managed Markets Insight & Technology, LLC), Panalgo and The Dedham Group—are thrilled to announce the launch of Norstella (@NorstellaCo).

Tellius and Indegene Partner to help Life Sciences Companies Enhance Patient Journeys with Faster Data-Backed Decision Making
Tellius (@telliusdata), the AI-driven decision intelligence platform, announced a partnership with Indegene, a technology-led healthcare solutions provider. The partnership will leverage Indegene’s deep domain knowledge in life sciences and expertise in advanced data and analytics, empowering companies with data at scale and AI-driven analytics that enable faster and better business decisions.

Curebase, Flow Neuroscience Announce Joint Clinical Trial for the use of an at-home tDCS device for treating depression
Curebase (@CurebaseDCT), a company committed to democratizing access to clinical studies, and Flow Neuroscience, creator of Europe’s only medically approved transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) device and behavioral therapy app for depression, are launching a clinical trial in which participants will test the effectiveness of Flow’s at-home headset in reducing depressive symptoms.

Making the Cut, Milestones, Accolades, Awards and More

2bPrecise Named “Best Overall Genomics Company” In 2022 MedTech Breakthrough Awards Program
2bPrecise (@2bPrecise), a provider of transformative precision medicine solutions, announced that it has been selected as the winner of the “Best Overall Genomics Company” award in the sixth annual MedTech Breakthrough Awards Program.

eVisit Co-founder and CEO Bret Larsen Named Phoenix Titan 100
Bret Larsen, co-founder and CEO of eVisit (@evisit), an enterprise care delivery platform built for modern health systems and hospitals, has been named one of the Phoenix Titan 100 —a premier program that recognizes 100 CEOs and C-level executives for their leadership, vision, passion, and influence within their field.

AVIA Names Winners of Inaugural Digital Transformation Healthcare Awards
AVIA (@HealthAVIA), a national digital transformation partner for healthcare organizations, announced the inaugural winners of its AVIAwards for Digital Transformation, awards that celebrate the top performing health systems paving the way for consumerism in healthcare. This year’s winners include Allina Health, Boston Medical Center, Edward-Elmhurst Health, MemorialCare Health System, Ochsner Health, Sentara Healthcare, St. Luke’s University Health Network and University of Kansas Health System.