Health IT Business News – October 24, 2019

Financial News

Same Verato, New Look
Verato (@Verato_Software) recently unveiled a new look and a better user experience for users. These changes better reflect Verato’s mission: to help innovative organizations make people healthier, happier, and more engaged — while managing costs.

Experienced Payment Executive Steve Callis joins RevSpring to Lead Next Phase of Innovation in Healthcare Financial Engagement
RevSpring (@RevSpringInc), a provider of consumer and patient engagement and payment solutions, announced that payment industry veteran Steve Callis joins the company as President of Payments. Mr. Callis will lead RevSpring’s payments vision, integrated product strategy, and strategic partnerships to further accelerate the company’s growth in payments. RevSpring is a portfolio company of GTCR, a leading private equity firm.

Vocera Q3 2019 Results to be Released October 24, 2019
Vocera Communications, Inc. (@voceracomm), a recognized leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions, announced that it expects to release its third quarter financial results for the period ended September 30, 2019, on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, after market close. In conjunction with a press release, management will host a conference call at 5 p.m. ET that afternoon.

Product News

Drawbridge Health Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for OneDraw™ A1C Test System
Drawbridge Health announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the OneDraw™ A1C Test System, comprised of the OneDraw Blood Collection Device and the OneDraw A1C Test. The OneDraw A1C Test System is intended for the collection and stabilization of blood and measurement of HbA1c levels for monitoring the long-term control of blood sugar (glucose) in people with diabetes. The OneDraw A1C Test System enables blood to be drawn quickly, comfortably, and conveniently by a health care professional (HCP).

Collaboration News

Rhinogram Partners with athenahealth’s Marketplace Program to Make Virtual Care Simple, Efficient, and Secure
Rhinogram (@rhinogram), a provider of cloud-based, HIPAA-compliant telehealth solutions, announced a partnership with athenahealth, Inc. through athenahealth’s Marketplace program. As part of the athenahealth® Marketplace, this newly integrated application is now available to athenahealth’s growing network of 160,000 healthcare providers to enable a better patient experience by making remote healthcare possible through secure, text-based patient engagement while simplifying communication and minimizing office interruptions. Rhinogram enables real-time virtual encounters without patients ever having to download an app.

HealthEC, LabCorp, and The New Jersey Primary Care Association Announce Strategic Collaboration to Advance Value-Based Care at Community Health Centers
LabCorp®, a global life sciences company, HealthEC, LLC  (@HEALTHEC_LLC), a 2019 Best in KLAS provider of population health management and the New Jersey Primary Care Association (NJPCA), which represents 23 community health centers throughout New Jersey, announced the development of a database and information exchange platform supporting participating NJPCA health centers.

Medrah Announces Licensing Agreement with NextGate
Medrah, a health IT solutions consultancy for the healthcare and governmental sector in the Middle East, has entered into an agreement with NextGate (@NextGate), a global leader in healthcare enterprise identification and integration, to become an authorized reseller of NextGate’s flagship Enterprise Master Patient Index (EMPI) software.

Making the Cut

ClearDATA Honored by Goldman Sachs for Entrepreneurship
Goldman Sachs is recognizing ClearDATA (@cleardatacloud) CEO Darin Brannan as one of the 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2019 at its Builders + Innovators Summit in Santa Barbara, California.

Atlantic.Net Recognized as a Representative Vendor by Gartner for the Second Time
Atlantic.Net (@atlanticnet), a cloud services provider, recently announced it was recognized in Gartner’s 2019 Market Guide for Cloud Service Providers to Healthcare Delivery Organizations, for the second time.