November 14, 2018
De Novo clearance for urinary incontinence wearable. The FDA has granted De Novo clearance to Atlantic Therapeutics’ Innovo therapy device, an externally worn electrical muscle stimulator for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence. The wearable is intended for adult women as a front-line or second-line therapy, and in a multi-center randomized controlled trial recorded an 87 percent rate of...
April 7, 2017
Mobile EHR drchrono has raised $12 million in new funding in a round led by Runa Capital. Maxfield Capital, Eric Dunn (CEO of Quicken Inc. and Intuit’s first CTO), and FundersClub also participated in the round. The company is raising money in order to be more competitive with larger EHRs and also has plans to build more iOS apps and continue its work with Apple as a mobility partner.
November 3, 2016
Electronic health record vendor drchrono released a new version of its software for larger medical practices and provider groups. The company also said it has built the RCM Pro service to optimize workflow of coders, billers and billing managers.
The updated EHR platform is targeted for larger medical practices that need to retire legacy EMR systems and upgrade to cloud-based technology, real-...
November 2, 2015
Quality Systems Incorporated (QSI), the parent company of practice management and EHR company NextGen Healthcare, will acquire HealthFusion, makers of the MediTouch mobile EHR for small practices. The cash only deal is for $165 million, with a possible contingent consideration of $25 million depending on HealthFusion's performance before the March 2016 close of the deal.
QSI does already have a...
August 10, 2015
drchrono Apple Watch app
Mountain View, California-based drchrono, which offers a mobile EHR, has raised $2 million from existing investors Runa Capital and Maxfield Capital. This brings the company's total funding to at least $8.25 million to date.
Other existing investors include Yuri Milner, founder of DST Global, and one of Google’s search quality leaders, Matt Cutts.
July 27, 2015
The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE), a division of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has penned a five-part draft guidance on cybersecurity for mobile devices that connect to electronic health records. The guidance includes a step-by-step how-to guide for improving data security that uses commercially available and open source tools and technologies, as...
July 27, 2015
Just over half of ambulatory practice physicians (52 percent) use a mobile device to access patient records or reference data according to a new survey of more than 6,000 physicians from Black Book Market Research. Black Book Rankings, which publishes customer satisfaction survey results for a wide range of industries, does a mobile and EHR-focused survey each year.
While 52 percent of surveyed...
February 27, 2015
Greenville, South Carolina-based ChartSpan has raised $1.7 million in a round led by existing investor, Byrne Medical’s Don Byrne. This brings the company's total funding to just under $3 million.
The Iron Yard, a digital health accelerator that incubated ChartSpan, contributed to ChartSpan's previous round.
The company offers patients a personal health record (PHR) tool, which, as well as...
November 12, 2014
Boca Raton, Florida-based Modernizing Medicine has raised $15 million from existing investors, the company announced yesterday. The round was led by Summit Partners and Pentland Group, both of which contributed to the company's previous $14 million round in August 2013.
Modernizing Medicine makes a mobile-based electronic health record targeted at specialists called EMA (electronic medical...
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...