EHR integration

By Laura Lovett August 14, 2018
This morning, Sansoro Health, a healthcare integration company focused on interoperability, announced that it has raised $8 million in Series B funding, bringing the company’s total financing to $14.5 million. This round was led by LRVHealth with participation from existing investors Bain Capital Ventures and Healthy Ventures.  “Sharing data between disparate EHR systems remains a major challenge...
By Jonah Comstock May 2, 2018
Now the Health IT lead at Alphabet subsidiary Verily, Dr. Joshua Mandel was part of the team that created SMART Health IT, the open, standards-based platform that many health developers now use to build apps. But all that started when he got sick of some grunt work he was assigned as a medical student. Mandel told the story at Dev4Health at the HIMSS Innovation Center in Cleveland this week,...
By Jonah Comstock July 27, 2016
Minneapolis-based Sansoro Health, a health IT firm focused on interoperability that offers, among other things, software to integrate digital health tools with electronic health records, has raised $1.2 million in a round led by Healthy Ventures. The raise included backing from Treehouse Ventures and undisclosed angels. Healthy Ventures is an investor that works exclusively with health tech...
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 Jonah Comstock January 13, 2014
Sotera Wireless's ViSi Mobile monitor. The global market for EHR-compatible wireless patient monitoring devices, mobile EHR software, and EHR mobile technologies will hit $23.5 billion by 2018, according to a new report from BCC Research. For comparison, that market was valued at $9.6 billion in 2012 and an estimated $11.2 billion in 2013, which adds up to a five-year compound annual growth...
By Jonah Comstock October 25, 2013
Patient engagement was a major theme of the Partners Connected Health Symposium, and that theme came to a head Thursday with a talk from Epic President Carl Dvorak, who contends that for electronic health records like Epic, engagement with the patients is "the last mile," the home stretch EHR vendors are currently embarking on. Everything Epic does to innovate, Dvorak said, he assumes will soon...
By Jonah Comstock August 6, 2013
The Alere INRatio2 PT/INR Monitor, which will connect to MobileLink. Alere Connect, the Alere subsidiary formerly known as MedApps, received FDA 510(k) clearance for its MobileLink system. The system is a cloud-based communication hub that connects a single remote monitoring device to its Connected Health platform, allowing data to pass between patients, providers and electronic health records...
By Jonah Comstock June 24, 2013
The Center for Connected Healthcare at Partners HealthCare in Boston has announced that it will begin integrating data from its home remote monitoring devices directly into Partner's electronic health record system. Patient data including blood pressure, weight and blood glucose data will be transmitted to the Center's remote monitoring database, but, unlike previously, that data will now be...
By Jonah Comstock May 1, 2013
Baltimore-based WellDoc has announced the publication of a case study on the integration of it's mobile diabetes management offering with the electronic health record system Allscripts, implemented at George Washington University School of Medicine. Back in 2010, MobiHealthNews reported on the partnership, which was funded by the US Air Force. WellDoc's diabetes management offering is FDA-cleared...
By Neil Versel October 16, 2012
As baby boomers age, many are taking greater control over their own healthcare than any generation before them, and mobile technology is be a big part of that movement. But today's elderly might not be interested in gadgets and apps. "Seniors aren't using apps for health," healthcare technology consultant and futurist Mary Cain, managing director of San Francisco-based HT3, said at last week's...