care coordination

By Dave Muoio 03:11 pm August 12, 2019
Last week Experian Health, maker of a healthcare revenue cycle management platform and other health IT enterprise tools, announced that it signed an agreement to acquire Nashville-based digital care coordination company MyHealthDirect. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. "Experian Health’s mission is to use data-driven insight to connect and simplify healthcare for all,” Jennifer Schulz,...
By Dave Muoio 03:12 pm June 20, 2019
New York’s Northwell Health has partnered with Chicago-based NowPow to offer the latter’s software platform to patients grappling with environmental and social detriments to their health. NowPow’s technology uses the diagnostic codes in patients’ health records to spot unmet non-medical needs, such as access to healthy food. From there, the platform’s algorithms match and recommend these patients...
By Dave Muoio 11:25 am March 21, 2019
Unite Us, a care coordination software maker that looks to connect social services with healthcare, has raised $35 million in a Series B round led by Oak HC/FT, according to a press release. With this, the company has raised a total of $45.3 million in funding. Newcomers Town Hall Ventures and Define Ventures also joined the round, as did returning backers Scout Ventures, Luminate and New York...
By Laura Lovett 01:30 pm March 12, 2019
This morning Olio, a platform that links hospital teams with post-acute providers for care collaboration, landed $2.5 million in seed funding. While the company is not disclosing the individual investors, it did specify that Innovatemap Ventures was on the list of funders.  What they do  The care coordination platform lets the care team at a hospital including doctors and administrators get...
By Dave Muoio 11:00 am May 22, 2018
Home care technology company Honor has brought in $50 million in Series C financing, the company announced this morning, bringing the company’s total funding to $115 million. The funding round was led by Naspers Ventures, with additional participation from existing investors Thrive Capital and Andreessen Horowitz. Honor President Nita Sommers told MobiHealthNews that the funding will primarily be...
By Laura Lovett 11:19 am April 4, 2018
This morning patient engagement and care coordination company SCI Solutions announced that it has acquired DatStat, a company that specializes in digital health tools and patient engagement, for an undisclosed sum. Following this acquisition, the company’s combined headquarters will be in Seattle Washington.  “In our consumer-driven health model, provider organizations need to fundamentally...
By Jonah Comstock 01:35 pm May 1, 2017
Boston Children's Hospital is the latest to tackle the problem of continuity of care between a patient's doctor and any emergency room or urgent care center they might find themselves in. And they're testing the technology, from startup Position Health, in some of their smallest and most high risk patients. "At Boston Children’s we have a population of very high risk infants with severe...
By Bill Siwicki 12:39 pm April 3, 2017
A new HIMSS Analytics study of 129 C-suite executives, IT professionals, clinicians and department heads has found 79.8 percent use tablets and 42.6 percent use smartphones to access the information needed to provide and coordinate care. On the other hand, 37.2 percent use laptops and 94.6 percent still use desktop computers.   “The use of mobile technology within our daily lives has become...
By Jonah Comstock 03:48 pm September 8, 2016
HMS Holdings, which owns a number of subsidiaries providing software tools for payers, has acquired Essette, a web-based care management platform which helps payers and providers with population health management and patient engagement. The acquisition was a cash deal and the purchase price was $20 million. “Essette is a market leader, with a demonstrated track record of supplying payers with...
By Jonah Comstock 03:15 pm May 19, 2016
At the HIMSS Pop Health Forum in Boston today, a panel of healthcare executives spoke about the relationship between population health and patient engagement, and the ways in which technology can enable both. “This is the Gutenberg moment,” Dr. Gregory Weidner, medical director for primary care innovation and proactive health at Carolinas Healthcare System, said. “The democratization of...