Hospital iPad app-maker MyRounding acquired by Huron Consulting

By Jonah Comstock

Chicago-based Huron Consulting Group, a global consulting firm with a significant healthcare business, has acquired mobile health software company MyRounding for an unidsclosed amount. HCG will make MyRounding part of its healthcare group and make its software available to hospital clients. 

“The combined firms are better positioned to support the growing needs of our hospital and health system clients as they seek to improve the patient experience,”
Gordon Mountford, a Huron Healthcare EVP, said in a statement. “The addition of MyRounding creates a platform for our clients focused on helping them improve patient safety, patient satisfaction, and clinical quality.”

Denver, Colorado-based MyRounding was founded in 2012. The company's product is an iPad and web app that supports doctors, nurses, and other hospital professionals that do rounds. By doing rounds with a tablet, and digitally collecting their feedback on how patients are faring, hospitals can track patients more consistently and more quickly respond to their needs and requests. The cloud-based platform can also feed data into a hospital's electronic health record.

"With Huron’s deep consulting expertise, we will be better able to serve our clients as they look to us to analyze data, identify problems, and provide solutions to improve patient care," MyRounding CEO Tony Gorski said in a statement. "I look forward to joining the Huron team and supporting the evolving needs of the health care industry,” 

Since its inception, MyRounding has announced no funding, other than some undisclosed seed rounds. However, they did have some customer wins. They recently announced that Altamonte Springs, Florida-based Adventist Health System had elected to use MyRounding in place of paper-based clipboards at 25 of its 44 hospitals. Another customer was Charlotte Hungerford Hospital in Connecticut.

MyRounding CEO and COO Tony Gorski and David Marshall will join HCG as managing directors. More than 25 MyRounding employees will also join the company.