Health IT Business News – September 22, 2022

Trending News

FIGmd, an MRO Company, Provides APP Reporting with PerformancePathway™ for ACOs
FIGmd, an MRO company (@MROCorp), announces the latest release of PerformancePathway for ACOs, an end-to-end technology and service solution that successfully provides Electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQMs) and MIPS CQMs from a variety of EHRs for multiple ACOs.

Arcadia Research Data now available on Snowflake
Arcadia (@ArcadiaHealthIT), a data analytics platform for healthcare, announced it has partnered with Snowflake, the Data Cloud company, to make Arcadia’s de-identified electronic health record (EHR) and integrated claims data available on Snowflake Marketplace.

Butterfly Network Distributes 500 Butterfly iQ+ Devices to Healthcare Workers in Kenya to Transform Maternal and Fetal Health
Butterfly Network, Inc. (@ButterflyNetInc), a digital health company transforming care through the power of handheld, whole-body ultrasound and connected medicine, announced the deployment of 500 Butterfly iQ+ devices to healthcare practitioners in Kenya, at a ceremony at Kenyatta University.

Judge denies U.S. bid to stop UnitedHealth plan to buy Change
A U.S. judge denied the Justice Department’s bid to stop UnitedHealth Group (@UnitedHealthGrp) from buying Change Healthcare, in a blow to the U.S. administration’s tougher enforcement of antitrust issues.

Product News

3M Health Information Systems division secures key federal government clearance for platform IT and security
The 3M Health Information Systems (@3M) division has achieved fully authorized Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) status for its 3M RevCycle health services platform (RHSP).

Gainwell’s Cutting-Edge Research Platform Enables Stanford’s Breakthrough Study on Opioid Addiction
Gainwell Technologies (@GainwellTech), an innovator in healthcare technology solutions, has partnered with top academic institutions to drive research addressing some of the nation’s biggest healthcare challenges.

NextGen Healthcare Announces New Foster Care Functionality in Behavioral Health Suite
NextGen Healthcare, Inc. (@nextgen), a provider of innovative, cloud-based healthcare technology solutions, announced the newest release of its NextGen® Behavioral Health Suite. Built upon the company’s award-winning NextGen® Enterprise electronic health record (EHR) and practice management (PM) system, the suite is the industry’s first platform to integrate comprehensive physical, dental, behavioral health and human services.

Siemens Healthineers Brings Millions of Rapid COVID-19 Tests to Market with RRD’s Supply Chain and Warehousing Solutions
R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (@rrdonnelley), global provider of marketing, packaging, print, and supply chain solutions, supported Siemens Healthineers to accelerate the delivery of rapid COVID-19 antigen self-tests to the U.S. market during a time of dire need.

Philips announces new milestones in the development of the world’s first spectral detector angio CT solution
Royal Philips (@PhilipsHealth), a global health technology company, announced new milestones in the development of the world’s first spectral detector angio CT solution – Philips Spectral Angio CT suite* – bringing the company’s breakthrough spectral CT imaging technology into an integrated hybrid angio CT suite.

Carta Healthcare Releases Semaphore, an Integrated Development Environment for Healthcare Organizations to Develop Their Own Data Science and AI-Powered Solutions
Carta Healthcare® (@carta_ai), provider of solutions for common healthcare data challenges through a combination of people, processes, and technology, announced the release of Semaphore, an integrated development environment (IDE) built for healthcare organizations’ internal data science teams to design and deploy custom applications for analysis and visualization of their data.

Nextech Announces Preparation of 21st Century Cures Act Compliance and Education
Nextech (@NextechEMRPM), an electronic health record (EHR) and practice management (PM) software for ophthalmology, dermatology, plastic surgery, and other specialty practices company, is pleased to announce that the functionality required by the 21st Century Cures Act (Cures Act) and Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) attestation compliance will be available for all Nextech clients in advance of the requirements defined by the Cures Act legislation.

Relatient Continues Mission to Simplify Patient Communication with Launch of Dash Chat™
Relatient (@Relatient), a SaaS-based patient scheduling and engagement platform, announced the launch of Dash Chat™, an interactive chat solution that enables simple two-way engagement between staff and patients directly from the provider group’s website.

Ordr Improves Visibility, Security and Management of Connected Devices From Ground To Cloud
Ordr (@ordrofthings), a company in connected device security, announced new capabilities and enhancements to its AI-powered platform to help organizations discover, gain essential context, and secure their connected devices everywhere.

Product Certification News

Inovalon Achieves NCQA HEDIS® Measure Certification for its 22nd Consecutive Year
Inovalon (@InovalonInc), a provider of cloud-based software solutions empowering data-driven healthcare, has achieved its 22nd year of NCQA HEDIS® Measure Certification (MY2022), remaining the market leader in quality reporting and the vendor most selected by NCQA as a beta test partner.

Claim.MD Earns SOC 2 Type 2 Certification
Claim.MD (@claimmd), an electronic data interchange (EDI) clearinghouse helping to streamline the billing and collection process for providers, payers and software vendors, announced that they have earned the Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type 2 certification.

Collaboration News

The San Francisco VA Health Care System Engages Diagnoss Inc., a Provider Enablement Company, to Collaborate on the Discovery and Design of Tools for Health Equity and Provider Workflow Improvement
The San Francisco VA Health Care System (SFVAHCS) and Diagnoss Inc. (@diagnoss) have entered into an agreement to co-develop tools that help medical providers identify and act on opportunities to improve health equity. Diagnoss’ provider enablement infrastructure and capability will be used to create a prototype for delivering health equity related insights to SFVAHCS clinicians at the point of care.

Medtronic announces partnership with BioIntelliSense for exclusive U.S. distribution of multi-parameter wearable for continuous remote patient monitoring from in-hospital to home
Medtronic plc (@Medtronic), a healthcare technology company, announced it has entered into a strategic partnership with BioIntelliSense, a continuous health monitoring and clinical intelligence company, for the exclusive U.S. hospital and 30-day post-acute hospital to home distribution rights of the BioButton® multi-parameter wearable for continuous, connected monitoring.

HHS Technology Group, Datavant, and Mathematica Partner to Combat Chronic Kidney Disease
HHS Technology Group, LLC™ (@hhstechgroup); Datavant, a company helping organizations securely connect health data; and Mathematica announced they are collaborating to offer public and private sector access to invaluable resources to fight the invisible epidemic of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and long-term COVID-19.

CereCore and BridgeHead collaborate to support interoperability of healthcare data
BridgeHead Software (@BridgeHeadHDM), the Healthcare Data Management company, announced a strategic partnership with leading healthcare IT services provider, CereCore (@CereCore). The collaboration offers integrated delivery networks (IDNs), health systems, and independent hospitals a range of data solutions and IT services that help ensure clinical care teams have the data they need to provide quality patient care and smooth hospital operations.

Novo Nordisk and Microsoft collaborate to accelerate drug discovery and development using big data and artificial intelligence
Novo Nordisk (@novonordisk) and Microsoft have entered a new strategic collaboration to combine Microsoft’s computational services, cloud and artificial intelligence (AI) with Novo Nordisk’s drug discovery, development and data science capabilities.

Gravie Partners with Industry Leaders to Offer Members a Suite of Digital Health Solutions that Enhance the Health and Wellness Journey
Innovative health benefits company Gravie (@gogravie) announced new plan perks that will be available to all Gravie health plan members, including digital fitness from FitOn and Peerfit, virtual care through Teladoc Health and digital physical therapy for musculoskeletal issues through Sword.

Curebase and Meru Health to Partner on Clinical Research for App-based Mental Health Treatment Program
Curebase (@CurebaseDCT), a company committed to democratizing access to clinical studies, announced it is partnering with Meru Health on a three-year clinical trial to determine the effectiveness of the online mental healthcare provider’s 12-week treatment program for reducing depression among primary care patients.

NIMA Partners and empowerDX, a division of Eurofins, Announce Strategic Partnership to Promote New Celiac Disease Genetic Risk Test
NIMA Partners (@nimapartners), the makers of Gluten Sensor and Gluten Capsules for the detection of gluten in food particles, announced that they have entered into an exclusive partnership with Clinical Enterprise, Inc. to cross-promote a new, revolutionary, at-home Celiac Risk Gene Test.

Making the Cut, Milestones, Accolades, Awards and More

Lumeon Wins Innovative Product of the Year from International Best in Biz Awards
Lumeon’s  (@lumeon_) care orchestration platform has been recognized as the Most Innovative Healthcare and Medical Product of the Year by the International Best in Biz Awards.

Digital Health Platform Ranks #1 For Improving Patient Experience In KLAS 2022 Emerging Solutions Top 20 Report
DeliverHealth (@deliverhs), a software and services company with a set of connected solutions that bridge the gap between mid-revenue cycle and digital health, announced that its digital health platform has received high rankings in the 2022 KLAS Emerging Solutions Top 20 Report, including the top ranking in KLAS’s Improve Patient Experience category.