Health Catalyst Raises $70 Million to Fuel Product DevelopmentMarch 17, 2014 - Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare data warehousing, analytics and outcomes improvement, announced it has raised $70 million. The funding round, led by existing investor Norwest Venture Partners, included contributions from other existing investors Sequoia Capital, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, Sorenson Capital, CHV Capital (an Indiana University Health Company) and Partners HealthCare.
Impact Advisors Named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s “150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare” ListMarch 16, 2015 - Impact Advisors, LLC, a leading provider of healthcare information technology services, is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of Becker's Hospital Review's "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare."
Inspira Health Network Selects Futura Mobility & Practice Unite® to Provide an Integrated Suite of Mobile Apps for both Clinicians & PatientsMarch 16, 2015 – Futura Mobility, a specialist IT and clinical services company, and Practice Unite, a leading mobile health solutions company, recently announced that Inspira Health Network has selected Practice Unite as its single, secure mobile communications platform provider for population health across its three acute care hospitals and 60+ rural health facilities across New Jersey.
Divurgent Welcomes Industry Leader Dana Alexander as Vice President of Clinical TransformationMarch 12, 2015 - Divurgent proudly welcomes Dana Alexander, RN, MSN, MBA, FAAN, FHIMSS as Vice President of Clinical Transformation. In her role, Ms. Alexander will lead Divurgent's Clinical Transformation Consulting Practice in implementing strategies and technologies that will improve delivery of care across Divurgent's client base. Dana offers a strong clinical background as a nurse practitioner and provider health system executive paired with an exceptional track record of strong, effective leadership across various executive roles within the healthcare industry, including firms such as Caradigm, GE Healthcare, and Cerner Corporation.
Are HIM purchasing plans already decided?March 12, 2015 -- Health Information Management efficiency is at the forefront of providers' minds as many are consolidating processes and using fewer vendors. As automation drives some technology purchases, providers are evaluating the functions, existing relationships, and vendor promises of each system to determine their vendor of choice. Research published today in KLAS' "HIM Purchasing Plans 2015: Increasing Efficiency through Technology" report indicates that approximately 65% of healthcare providers surveyed by KLAS have chosen their CAC solution, with some even purchasing additional systems from the vendor for interoperability.
Zynx Health Unveils Consensus Builder Tool to Promote Best Evidenced-based Care DecisionsMarch 10, 2015 - Zynx Health™, the market leader in providing evidence- and experience-based clinical improvement and mobile care coordination solutions, announced today a new Web-based tool that helps physicians and other clinicians quickly reach an agreement on the best evidence-based practices to use for optimal patient care. Consensus Builder streamlines collaboration and communication, enabling clinicians to rapidly develop a consensus on which practices to implement.
NYC Regional Electronic Adoption Center for Health Expands Relationship with SA Ignite for Meaningful Use Program Management SolutionFebruary 24, 2015 – SA Ignite, Inc., a provider of a cloud-based software solution that automates, accelerates, and simplifies the Meaningful Use (MU) program processes for eligible healthcare providers, today announced it has expanded its relationship with The NYC Regional Electronic Adoption Center for Health (NYC REACH) to offer its solution, MU ASSISTANT®, to 500 additional providers.
Epic vs. Cerner Competition Heats UpFebruary 23, 2015 - Stiffer competition between key vendors is causing a growing number of providers to be undecided about which EMR to purchase when looking to make a buying decision. In the KLAS acute care EMR purchasing plans report released today, researchers found that even though providers have fewer choices due to market contraction, they are less likely to have made up their minds about which system to buy when evaluating future purchases.
CTG’s Joseph Eberle and Dr. John Gillespie Co-Present at the Hospital & Physician Relations Executive SummitFebruary 23, 2015 - Healthcare data analytics experts John Gillespie, M.D., M.M.M., Chief Medical Officer at Palladian Health, and Clinical Associate Professor, State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, and Joseph Eberle, Managing Director, Data Analytics, CTG, will co-present "Using Data Analytics to Improve Care Valuation, Management and Outcomes" at the Hospital & Physician Relations Executive Summit, March 1 to 3, at the Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia in Scottsdale, Arizona.
MEDITECH Recognized Twice in the 2014 Best in KLAS ReportFebruary 2, 2015 - Global healthcare research firm KLAS just released its 2014 Best in KLAS: Software & Services report, and we are pleased to announce the MEDITECH 6.0 system Community HIS received a Best in KLAS ranking for 2014.
Zynx Health’s Evidenced-Based Care Coordination ExpertFebruary 23, 2015 - Grant Campbell, MSN, RN, senior director, Nursing Strategy and Informaticsat Zynx Health™ and an expert in the use of evidence-based best practices to standardize care coordination, is a participant on the panel titled "Healthcare Delivery as a Team Sport - Connecting a Mobile Workforce Tools and Strategies for Clinician Connectivity" at the third annual HealthIMPACT East. Campbell will call upon his 25 years of experience as a staff nurse, educator and leader in critical care settings to highlight how mobile health tools help close the care gaps to deliver the value in value-based care.
Impact Advisors Expands Federal Health Focus with New LeaderFebruary 17, 2015 - Impact Advisors, LLC, a leading provider of healthcare information technology services, announced today that Karen Friedrich has joined the organization as Principal and will lead Impact Advisors’ Federal Health market.
Zynx Health Vital Interventions Featured in Release of The Advisory Board Company’s Heart Failure ToolkitFebruary 17, 2015 - In support of its recent study, "Imperatives for Managing Heart Failure in the Acute Care Setting," The Advisory Board Company has launched an online Heart Failure Toolkit featuring a unique Heart Failure Vital Intervention Checklist from Zynx Health™, the market leader in providing evidence- and experience-based clinical improvement solutions.
Imprivata Launches New Product to Enable Major Shift to Electronic Prescribing of Controlled SubstancesFebruary 9, 2015 - Imprivata®, the healthcare IT security company, today launched Imprivata Confirm ID™, the industry’s first comprehensive product to enable a major shift from paper to electronic prescribing of controlled substances (EPCS). Imprivata Confirm ID simplifies adoption of regulatory requirements for EPCS, helping care providers address the workflow inefficiencies and potential for fraud caused by paper-based prescriptions. Imprivata Confirm ID also integrates with leading electronic health records and offers multiple DEA-approved two-factor authentication options for prescription signing, giving providers a single, consistent e-prescribing experience for all medications.
Impact Advisors Welcomes New Executive LeaderFebruary 9, 2015 – Impact Advisors, LLC, a leading provider of healthcare information technology services, announced today that Joseph Miccio has joined the organization as Vice President and will be responsible for business development and managing client relationships in the firm’s Southwestern US market.
Aventura Raises $14 Million Series C Financing Co-Led by Safeguard Scientifics & Merck GHIFFebruary 9, 2015 - Aventura, a leader in healthcare workflow optimization software solutions, today announced that it raised a $14 million Series C financing round, which was oversubscribed, co-led by Safeguard Scientifics and Merck Global Health Innovation Fund. Existing investors Excel Venture Management, HLM Venture Partners, and Memorial Care Innovation Fund also participated in the round. Aventura will use proceeds from the funding to expand sales and marketing, business development, and customer support, as well as accelerate product development.
Witt/Kieffer Names James Utterback Principal & Practice Leader of the Firm’s IT PracticeFebruary 5, 2015 - Witt/Kieffer, a leading executive search firm, today announced that James “Jim” Utterback has been named Principal and Practice Leader of the firm’s Information Technology Practice. Jim brings a wealth of global experience to the position, with 30 years of diverse and dynamic executive leadership and consulting experience in information technology and entrepreneurial, private equity and venture capital backed endeavors.
Intelerad Solutions Awarded GSA Schedule 70 ContractFebruary 3, 2015 - Intelerad Medical Systems™, a leader in medical imaging PACS, RIS and workflow solutions, has been awarded a five-year, Schedule 70 contract with the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA). In awarding the contract, the federal government recognizes Intelerad as a preferred vendor that is fully authorized to conduct business directly with federal government agencies.
Impact Advisors Recognized by KLAS as Best Overall IT Services FirmFebruary 3, 2015 - Impact Advisors, LLC, a leading provider of healthcare information technology services, has received 2014 Best in KLAS distinctions for the seventh consecutive year. Impact Advisors is ranked in the 2014 Best in KLAS Software and Services report as the Best in KLAS Overall IT Services Firm and Clinical Implementation - Principal.
ZynxCare Named Top Performer in the 2014 Best in KLAS Report Clinical Decision Support Care Plans CategoryFebruary 2, 2015 - The results are in: ZynxCare has been named the KLAS Category Leader in the 2014 Best in KLAS Report: Software and Services Clinical Decision Support Care Plan market segment released January 29, 2015.