February 29, 2016
US Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell announced today at HIMSS16 in Las Vegas a new joint commitment from a number of healthcare providers and health IT companies to make patients’ data more accessible, which includes a move to implement new interoperability standards.
The list of groups committed to the cause includes companies that provide 90 percent of the EHRs in the United...
May 1, 2013
Plano, Texas-based remote monitoring startup Intuitive Health has finally emerged from stealth mode with a new name, Vivify Health. At the end of January, MobiHealthNews reported that the company, which offers a cloud-based device-agnostic remote monitoring software, had raised $3.4 million from undisclosed sources. Our January report also noted that the company was participating in a pilot with...
June 2, 2010
NYC-based medical device startup Phreesia scooped up a $16 million fourth round of venture funding last week, led by Ascension Health Ventures (AHV) and with participation by return backers BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners, HLM Venture Partners, Long River Ventures, Polaris Venture Partners, and Sandbox Industries. Phreesia now has about $40 million in venture capital investments.
July 21, 2009
The Continua Health Alliance has added three companies to its board of directors: Qualcomm, Ascension Health and CA. The industry alliance of now more than 200 healthcare and technology companies works to ensure global interoperability between personal telehealth solutions.
Continua's board of directors already includes representation from Cisco, Intel, Medtronic, Kaiser Permanente, Panasonic,...