February 28, 2019
Livongo previews hypertension chatbot. Chronic condition management company Livongo unveiled a new feature it plans to add to its hypertension offering: a voice-enabled chatbot, powered by Amazon Lex. Livongo announced new feature at the company’s SIGNUM conference for clients and members, which begins today.
With the new system, the voice assistant will deliver “Health Nudges”— such as nutrition...
December 11, 2018
In an effort to boast patient engagement, last week Hospital Sisters Health System announced that it will be integrating its SeamlessMD system with Epic’s new SMART on FHIR technology. According to a statement, the new technology will enable providers to enroll, receive alerts and monitor patients on SeamlessMD without leaving the EHR.
“SeamlessMD has been an instrumental partner in helping us...
October 2, 2018
New features to personalize practices. Miami-based EHR and practice management software company CareCloud announced that it is expanding its platform with a slew of new features for its platform Breeze. Among these are support for personalized URLs and webpages for practices, configurable patient feedback surveys, and a new patient experience management dashboard. Breeze, which includes native...
May 21, 2018
In the first year of CMS’ Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), CareCloud, an EHR and practice management software company that offers a MIPS Success Guarantee Program to its users, is reporting that 100 percent of its physicians are avoiding penalties under the program — and nearly half are receiving additional bonus payments.
“MIPS is a score from one to 100,” Daniel Sabido, director of...
October 11, 2017
Health2047, the American Medical Association-backed technology innovation enterprise, is working with pharma company Celgene to create a new healthcare information transfer system. As part of the deal, Health2047 is developing a new data transfer protocol for healthcare, focused on security, trustworthiness, and connectivity. More.
Samsung recently announced two interesting partnerships...
October 4, 2017
Miami-based CareCloud, a developer of practice management software, and commerce technology company First Data have launched Breeze, a mobile and web platform that allows patients to flexibly view, manage, and pay for their care. The jointly-built platform runs natively on First Data’s Clover Mini and Clover Station, and allows practices to access and integrate over 300 business applications...
March 13, 2017
Telemedicine company Teladoc has added a new position, executive vice president and chief revenue officer, and has tapped Peter Nieves for the role. Nieves was previously the EVP of employer markets at Optum, where he built that business up to be worth more than $1 billion according to a release from Teladoc.
“Successfully advancing to the next level is always reliant on having the right people...
August 21, 2014
This year, on Inc Magazine's list of the 5,000 fastest growing private companies, several of the companies listed were in the digital health space. Inc created this list by measuring a private company's revenue growth between 2010 and 2013 and sorted the results by percentage. The awards mark one of the few opportunities to get a peek at a private company's revenue figures and a general...
August 22, 2013
EHR vendor Allscripts Healthcare is expanding its mobility efforts, introducing an updated version of its Allscripts Wand native iPad app and debuting a company-branded app store for technology developed by clients and third parties with an Allscripts application programming interface. Allscripts made the announcements at the annual Allscripts Client Experience (ACE) user meeting in the company's...
August 9, 2013
An emerging company called Kinsights this week launched an online pediatric personal health record for parents to keep track of their children's medical histories.
I initially rolled my eyes. "Untethered" PHRs—controlled by patients and not directly connected to an institutional EHR—have been an unmitigated failure to date.
As I noted in a February 2013 commentary, they generally don't fit...