May 4, 2018
EHR vendor Allscripts has made an agreement to purchase patient communication app maker HealthGrid for $60 million in cash, with an additional $50 million in earnout payments based on HealthGrid achieving certain revenue targets over the next three years, according to a recently registered SEC filing. The merger of the two companies is expected to close sometime during Q2 2018.
March 9, 2018
Correction: An earlier version of this article identified Ed Martinez as a doctor.
According to Ed Martinez, CIO of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami, one of the biggest problems with EHRs is that they’re not patient-focused systems.’
“We had just gone live in 2007, 2006 with Cerner and I realized there was a missing component in the whole Cerner story,” Martinez told MobiHealthNews in an...
March 21, 2017
Teladoc has teamed up with Accolade, an on-demand healthcare concierge provider for employers, health plans and health systems, to help members navigate their telehealth benefits. The integrated service is now available to several of the two companies’ shared clients, and is showing increased utilization of Teladoc’s offerings: When a member is using the Accolade platform, the company’s Health...