Patient Engagement

What You Should Know:      – Connect America has acquired international healthcare technology leader, Royal Philips’ Aging and Caregiving (ACG) business in a strategic deal that expands Connect America’s customer base and connect care portfolio. Connect America is an independent provider of medical alert systems in North America and has become known as a leader in technology solutions that
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What You Should Know:      – Vida Health, a personalized virtual care platform for physical and behavioral health, today announced it has raised $110M led by General Atlantic and global insurance giants Centene, and AXA Venture Partners. Returning investors include Ally Bridge Group, Yahoo founder Jerry Yang’s AME Cloud Ventures, Aspect Ventures, Canvas Ventures, Guidewell, NGP Capital, and Workday Ventures. –
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Vasilios Nassiopoulos, Vice President of Platform Strategy and Innovation, Hayes Healthcare organizations have witnessed an explosion of new opportunities to extract value from the industry’s treasure trove of data in recent years, with success stories related to using advanced technology such as artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning found in every sector.  Revenue integrity is
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What We Should Know:  – Glooko Inc., a provider of remote patient monitoring and data management solutions for diabetes and other chronic conditions announced a strategic collaboration with Eli Lilly and Company for people with diabetes that use Lilly’s connected insulin pen solutions.   – The technology collaboration will ease insulin management for people with diabetes
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What We Should Know: – Olive and TriHealth announced their partnership to deploy Olive’s on-site AI command center, the AlphaSite, across TriHealth’s enterprise. The AI investment will begin with automating revenue-cycle related tasks, such as claims status checks while delivering increased ROI to the TriHealth network.  –  The AlphaSite program — the creation of an on-site AI command center — allows Olive to take a 360-degree approach to transform the entire healthcare
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What You Should Know: – Allscripts announced its team that leads the Allscripts Developer Program (ADP) has launched ADP Empower, a new program designed to amplify diverse voices in the healthcare technology industry and offer valuable resources to underrepresented entrepreneurs to grow their businesses and accelerate innovation. – The Allscripts Developer Program aims to build
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Carevive Systems, an oncology-focused health technology company, has raised $18 million in an oversubscribed Series C equity round. The round, led by Philips Health Technology Ventures, includes Debiopharm Innovation Fund, Qure Ventures, and prior investors, like Cerner and LRVHealth. The company surpassed its initial goal of $10 million, closing at $18 million, a testament to
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Patient demand for a digitized healthcare experience exploded during the Covid-19 pandemic. Not only did telehealth visits spike dramatically amid rising coronavirus cases, but healthcare consumers also showed a preference for providers offering online scheduling. Further, about 65% of people plan to continue to use telehealth after the pandemic ends, according to a survey conducted
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After a spectacular rise and equally precipitous downfall, patient engagement company Outcome Health is seeing its brand name disappear altogether. On Tuesday, Cincinnati-based PatientPoint, also a provider of patient engagement solutions, announced that it is combining with the Chicago-based startup to create PatientPoint Health Technologies. Together, the two former rivals could be valued at $600 million,
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There’s no denying the global shift that’s occurred over the past year as the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted every industry, especially healthcare. Social distancing and stay-at-home regulations resulted in a new way of life and spearheaded the use of patient-centric digital technologies. Now, more than ever, patients are demanding autonomy and user-friendly online solutions from
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Health Services Starting in April, long-awaited interoperability regulations go into effect where patients will have unprecedented access to their data. Learn from patient advocates, health systems and others how the changes affect them. By MedCity News [embedded content] Hear the latest industry news first. Sign up for our daily newsletter. We will never sell or
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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City expanded its partnership with HealthMine, a technology company providing member engagement solutions, to build a rewards program for the payer’s individual and family Affordable Care Act members. The Missouri-based payer, also known as Blue KC, has an existing partnership with HealthMine to offer a rewards program for
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