Health IT Business News – Product Edition March 7, 2019

InstaMed Expands Omnichannel Payments With InstaMed VoIP Protection
InstaMed (@InstaMed), a healthcare payments network, announced that it has released InstaMed VoIP Protection to deliver providers and payers the only way to create a secure and consumer-centric payment experience via phone while significantly reducing Payment Card Industry (PCI) scope and costs. InstaMed is leveraging integration with Semafone, the global leader in data security and compliance solutions for contact centers, to deliver healthcare’s first fully secure answer to payments made via telephone.

Health Catalyst Introduces Rapid Response Analytics to Accelerate Analytics ROI
Health Catalyst®, Inc. (@HealthCatalyst), takes another significant step forward in the company’s leadership of healthcare analytics with the release of the Rapid Response Analytics Solution, a force multiplier for data assets and analytics staff.

Practice Pro Integrates FOTO QCDR to Offer Automated MIPS Reporting to Physical Therapists and Occupational Therapists
Practice Pro (@ptpracticeproannounces a partnership with Focus on Therapeutic Outcomes Inc (FOTO) to provide physical therapists and occupational therapists a streamlined and cost-effective Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) reporting solution for the 2019 performance period.

Rhinogram Telehealth Capabilities Now Integrated Into Cloud 9 Software Practice Management Solution
Rhinogram (@rhinogram), a provider of cloud-based, HIPAA-compliant, telehealth solutions, announced the seamless integration of their telehealth solution with the Cloud 9 practice management software. Through the collaboration with Rhinogram, Cloud 9 now offers practices the ability to communicate with patients in real-time via simple texts (SMS) and multimedia texts (MMS) or one-tap access directly from a practice’s Facebook ad, giving the practice the ability to better engage with patients while streamlining workflow.

Sensus Healthcare Announces FDA Market Clearance for Sensus Healthcare’s New Sculptura™ Radiation Oncology System
Sensus Healthcare, Inc. (@sensushealth), a medical device company specializing in highly effective, non-invasive treatments for both oncological and non-oncological conditions, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted market clearance for the Company’s groundbreaking Sculptura™ radiation oncology system. A single treatment during surgery, Sculptura™ can provide cancer patients and physicians a single radiation treatment at the point of surgery.

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.

First Vocera Smartbadge Delivered to Long-time Healthcare Customer
Vocera Communications, Inc. (@voceracomm), a recognized leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions, announced that Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany, Ga., received the first shipment of Vocera Smartbadges to improve clinician agility and accelerate patient care. Vocera recently announced the new mobile device, which launched a new category of wearable communication. The Smartbadge combines smartphone usability with the hands-free freedom of the Vocera Badge, which is used in nearly 1,600 healthcare facilities around the world.