EHR

By Bill Siwicki June 6, 2017
The pace of innovation in healthcare today is a “gold rush” for apps. Innovators large and small are speeding apps through development and bringing them to market as quickly as possible, which all-too-frequently means security is among the last considerations. That means healthcare organizations must be extra diligent when considering new apps. “There are a million different apps out there – the...
By Jonah Comstock May 10, 2017
Modernizing Medicine, which makes a mobile-based EHR for specialists, has raised $231 million from global private equity firm Warburg Pincus. The company has raised funding a number of times before, so this raise takes its total funding to $318 million. “We expect this infusion of capital from Warburg Pincus to be instrumental in advancing our mission to transform how healthcare information is...
By Jonah Comstock April 7, 2017
Mobile EHR drchrono has raised $12 million in new funding in a round led by Runa Capital. Maxfield Capital, Eric Dunn (CEO of Quicken Inc. and Intuit’s first CTO), and FundersClub also participated in the round. The company is raising money in order to be more competitive with larger EHRs and also has plans to build more iOS apps and continue its work with Apple as a mobility partner.  “drchrono...
By Heather Mack March 29, 2017
San Francisco startup Carbon Health is a lot of things. In a small part, it is a primary care clinic, but that is mainly the testing ground for its much larger ambition: to be the largest virtual health system – 100 percent mobile – by integrating with provider networks and their payers as well as pharmacies, labs and all the backend technology that goes into healthcare delivery. Now, a little...
By Bernie Monegain March 14, 2017
Epic announced with little fanfare that its App Orchard is now officially open for business. And the EHR vendor is inviting third-party developers to highlight their best work, not only with FHIR, but also other open application programming interfaces. Epic competitors. including Allscripts and Cerner, are also pushing what their top executives describe as a more open approach to data...
By Diana Manos February 13, 2017
The Kansas Health Information Network in Topeka knows that patient empowerment is key to improving population health —and it knows that patients need help to be a part of the process. That’s why KHIN has found a way to enable patients to receive all of their health information in one location, rather than through the more traditional electronic health record-tethered patient portal, which forces...
By Jonah Comstock February 2, 2017
Catholic Health Services of Long Island, a 1,928-bed, six-hospital health system, has tapped Uniphy Health for a physician communication and collaboration app that will be rolled out across the whole system.  "The most important aspect Catholic Health Services was interested in [was] its ability to support in-network referrals, minimize referral leakage and maximize referral retention in network...
By Jonah Comstock February 2, 2017
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 aging population, combined with a market-wide shift in payment...
By Heather Mack January 24, 2017
Madison, Wisconsin-based Redox, which makes APIs to create interoperability between healthcare organizations and developers, has raised $9 million in Series B funding in a round led by RRE Ventures. Existing investors .406 Ventures, HealthX Ventures and Flybridge Capital Partners also contributed to the round. In 2015, the company raised $3.5 million, and this latest financing brings their total...
By Jack McCarthy November 3, 2016
Electronic health record vendor drchrono released a new version of its software for larger medical practices and provider groups. The company also said it has built the RCM Pro service to optimize workflow of coders, billers and billing managers. The updated EHR platform is targeted for larger medical practices that need to retire legacy EMR systems and upgrade to cloud-based technology, real-...