Health IT Business News – November 4, 2014

Health IT Business NewsDataMotion has been chosen by CIOReview as one of 20 Most Promising Healthcare Consulting Providers.Headquartered in Florham Park, NJ, DataMotion provides a variety of ways to exchange private health information (PHI) in a secure and compliant way.

CareCloud has announced the launch of CareCloud Advanced Analytics, a new analytics suite that provides industry-leading visibility into a medical group’s financial, operational, and clinical performance. CareCloud Advanced Analytics is designed to allow medical groups of all sizes to optimize business process and results.

To help health systems navigate this situation during the transition to value-based care, Health Catalyst has released a new whitepaper, “The Anatomy of Healthcare Delivery Model: How a Systematic Approach Can Transform Care Delivery.” The white paper introduces a framework that outlines how the healthcare system operates and pinpoints opportunities for improvement. Understanding and following this framework—called the Anatomy of Healthcare Delivery—enables healthcare organizations to reduce variation in clinical and operational processes to drive sustainable, enterprise-wide cost and quality gains.

Allscripts has introduced Sunrise Mobile Care™, a new mobile application for the Allscripts Sunrise EHR that delivers valuable medication, order and result information to the mobile devices of nurses and other clinicians. Allscripts Sunrise Mobile Care extends the power and usability of the Sunrise platform. The easy-to-use application allows nurses and other clinicians to review and input patient information at the point of care, improving workflow efficiencies, driving quality outcomes and supporting real-time patient care and documentation.

In response to a shift in focus by the OCR and other regulatory bodies from compliance to risk management, Clearwater Compliance is introducing a new capability advancement model, to help organizations more comprehensively operationalize their information privacy, security, compliance and information risk management efforts. In a detailed white paper, Clearwater has outlined an extensive, proprietary framework that guides organizations as they shape their information privacy, security and risk management programs. The Clearwater Information Risk Management Capability Advancement Model™ (IRMCAM™) describes six levels of risk management process maturity based on five key practice areas

HealthFusion, maker of MediTouch EHR, was ranked as a Top 3 Electronic Health Record (EHR) for Clinical Quality and Support in the Medical Economics’ National Provider Survey. Of those Top 3 EHRs, MediTouch is unique because it is the only one to offer full functionality on the Apple iPad. The Medical Economics National Provider Survey is a critical EHR ranking study because it asked thousands of physicians to rate their systems, on a scale of 0 to 10, in the key areas that matter most to them.

Nuance  announced it has partnered with eClinicalWorks to use Nuance cloud-based medical speech recognition technology with eClinicalTouch for the iPad and eClinicalMobile for iPhone and Android, enabling clinicians working in outpatient settings to enter patient notes into the EHR using tablets and smartphones through a fully connected and consistent experience.

Kareo announced that it has received $15 million in mezzanine debt from Escalate Capital Partners, an institutionally backed mezzanine fund that invests in high growth companies in the technology, healthcare and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) industries. In 2014, Kareo has secured a total of $47 million in funding. The $15 million in new growth capital will be used to further expand Kareo’s reach and accelerate development and innovation of the company’s cloud-based technology. “