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By Brian Dolan February 24, 2014
San Francisco-based AliveCor has inked a deal with electronic medical records company Practice Fusion that enables healthcare providers who use AliveCor's smartphone-enabled, single-channel ECG to import electrocardiogram readings, annotated reports and expert reviews into their EHR. If they are Practice Fusion users, of course. AliveCor told MobiHealthNews in an email that the ECG readings will...
By Brian Dolan February 24, 2014
Sarasota, Florida-based Voalte, which offers a suite of smartphone-based communication tools to nurses and other hospital caregivers, has raised $36 million in a new investment round led by Bedford Funding. Voalte last announced a round of funding back in late 2012 when it scooped up $6 million from an undisclosed health IT company and an undisclosed healthcare system. Voalte also recently...
By Brian Dolan February 21, 2014
Without a doubt patient engagement is one of the more important trends in healthcare and health IT right now. Over the past few years the tools that look to enable patient engagement between providers and patients have changed markedly. It is important to note, however, that the tools themselves are just a small part of the story -- they can go a long way toward improving patient engagement,...
By Jonah Comstock February 20, 2014
Rochester, Minnesota-based Ambient Clinical Analytics, a startup that will soon begin selling mobile hospital data management tools developed at the Mayo Clinic, has raised $1.1 million from the Social+Capital Partnership, Rock Health, and the Mayo Clinic itself. "Fifteen to 20 years ago, the medical technology world was swept by analytics-based business intelligence and process intelligence...
By Jonah Comstock February 20, 2014
Glooko has launched a new tool for its clinical partners, including the Scripps Health Whittier Diabetes Institute and the Joslin Diabetes Center. The Glooko Population Health Tracker is being announced next week at HIMSS in Orlando, but clinics and health plans have already begun using it. Palo Alto, California-based Glooko makes a MeterSync cable that connects Glooko's diabetes management app...
By Aditi Pai February 19, 2014
San Diego, California-based MD Revolution, which launched its online wellness coaching platform RevUp! at CES this year, raised $7 million from angel investors. This raise brings MD Revolution's total funding to $8 million. In conjunction with the funding, MD Revolution announced that it named Jean Balgrosky, co-founder of Bootstrap Incubation and Andy Sassine, former portfolio manager for...
By Jonah Comstock February 19, 2014
Carestream has received FDA clearance for VUE Motion, a mobile radiology viewing and reading software that can be accessed on iPhone 4s, iPad 2, Galaxy Note and Galaxy S III mobile devices. Notably, the clearance allows radiologists to read, not just view the images, which means they can make clinical reports based on them. "If a radiologist has access to other workstations, we recommend that...
By Jonah Comstock February 18, 2014
Recently, I was able to spend three days in Poznan, Poland attending the SalMed International Trade Fair of Medical Equipment and Instruments, including a one day conference on Hospital Building and Infrastructure. Poland hosted the conference -- and invited international journalists to attend -- because of the growing medical device market in the country: Poland's medical device exports were...
By Brian Dolan February 18, 2014
Following a one-year pilot, Boston's South Shore Hospital has inked a two-year agreement with Wellframe to make its mobile platform a part of its cardiac rehabilitation program. The deal marks Wellframe's first commercial deployment. The startup was also a member of incubator Rock Health's fourth class of startups. Wellframe's platform includes a web-based clinician dashboard and a patient-facing...
By Jonah Comstock February 18, 2014
Despite how long the smartphone has been around, it still hasn't completely replaced the pager in healthcare. Now the smartwatch is getting its chance to try to knock out the beeper. Longtime secure healthcare messaging vendor CellTrust is offering a new pager replacement software that can run at least partially on Samsung's smartwatch offering, Galaxy Gear. CellTrust's app-based solution, called...