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Five predictions for health tech and services in 2017

About the author: @DanGebremedhin is a Principal at Flare Capital Partners , an early stage Health Technology and Services focused VC Firm. He is a practicing physician at the Massachusetts General Hospital, and previously served as an Associate Medical Director at the Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan, and spent five […]

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Philips, Bon Secours forge $180M population health deal

Valhalla, New York-based Bon Secours Charity Health System, part of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network, has forged a $180 million population health initiative with technology giant Philips to improve quality of patient care. The agreement will make Philips solutions available to BSCHS in support of its goal to […]

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Healthcare SaaS provider DrFirst acquires VisibilityRx for clinical trial recruitment capabilities

Rockville, Maryland-based DrFirst, which provides healthcare SaaS offerings ranging from medication management to clinical communications, has acquired clinical trial recruitment provider VisibilityRx . Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The aim of the acquisition is to offer VisibilityRx’s patient identification, recruitment and communication capabilities to DrFirst’s 60,000 physician […]

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Digital health deals: PatientPing-Hackensack, Glooko-Ascensia and more

Care coordination platform provider PatientPing is now working with New Jersey’s Hackensack Meridian Health, marking the seventh state where PatientPing’s services are offered. The company’s product is a clinical event notification platform that sends real-time messages (“Pings”) to providers whenever their patients are admitted, transferred to or discharged to […]

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RxWiki and TeleManager merge to form Digital Pharmacist

Austin, Texas-based RxWiki, which offers a medication encyclopedia written and edited by pharmacists as well as tools to help community pharmacists to communicate with consumers, has merged with TeleManager Technologies, a Newark, New Jersey-based provider of interactive voice response (IVR) and telecommunication technologies for pharmacies. The two companies will […]

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Blue Shield of California now covers DPPs under Solera Network

Chronic disease prevention and management company Solera Health has partnered with Blue Shield of California to offer Diabetes Prevention Programs (DPPs) to commercial health plan members. Blue Shield members can access the Solera program – which offers both digital and in-person programs through a network of 1,000 CDC- recognized […]

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Geneva Health Solutions gets $1.9M to expand remote cardiology monitoring platform

Pasadena, California-based Geneva Health Solutions , which makes a remote monitoring platform for cardiology practitioners, has raised $1.9 million in Series A funding in a round led by Nebraska Medicine, an early adopter of the cloud-based platform that aggregates data from a patient’s implanted cardiac device to their provider. […]

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PointClickCare raises $85M, talks IPO possibility

Ontario-based PointClickCare, which makes a cloud-based EHR platform and other software solutions to advance senior care — and recently launched a provider-facing app — has raised $85 million in new funding. Dragoneer Investment Group led the round with participation from existing investor JMI Equity. “The macro demographics of the […]

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Digital health news briefs for 2/2/2017

Molina, CareSpeak team up for adherence program. Molina Healthcare, a multi-state healthcare organization, tapped CareSpeak Communications to develop a text message program to improve medication adherence. Members in California, Michigan, and Ohio can recieve tailored reminders, feedback, and encouragement about their medications in English or Spanish. "Molina’s mission is […]

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Cedars Sinai research director talks lessons learned as a “hospital virtualist”

There’s some technology that has to be seen to be believed. Dr. Brennan Spiegel, director of health services research at Cedar-Sinai Hospital, puts virtual reality technology in that category. And that can make it hard to sell doctors on the idea, at least at first. "What I’ve seen is, […]

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