May 21, 2018
Patient engagement and care coordination technology company CipherHealth has raised approximately $37.6 million in funding, according to a recent SEC filing. The funding was led by JMI Equity.
"We're excited to partner with JMI and leverage their expertise and industry network to continue to grow and expand," Randy Cheung, CEO and cofounder of CipherHealth, said in a statement. "JMI has a...
May 17, 2018
Vecna Technologies, a developer of patient self-service systems, has integrated its onsite patient check-in platform with Imprivata's PatientSecure identification technology. Through the partnership, hospitals and ambulatory practices will be able to use Imprivata's biometric palm vein scanning technology to securely ID patients who are checking in using Vecna's platform.
There is now a thriving...
May 13, 2018
As a major teaching and research centre, we had ambitious plans to digitise our operations by integrating all open systems into a single hub. This would allow us to close our Health Records Centre, saving around £1m a year with the introduction of cutting edge digital systems, based on global best practice.
With a Southampton-based mental health trust and a community trust also joining the...
May 9, 2018
MobiHealthNews Editor Jonah Comstock speaks with Tina Joros, general manager of the open business unit at Allscripts, about "creating a new mentality of innovation" to improve workflows and enhance patient engagement.
May 9, 2018
Ben Schilens, chief revenue officer at Orbita, and Jonah Comstock, editor of MobiHealthNews, discuss the opportunity developers have to improve patient engagement by tying voice to their applications.
April 23, 2018
San Francisco-based startup Luma Health this morning released its two-way communication chatbot, called Care Pathway Messaging. The new services offers a messaging system for patients and providers.
“I would define it was as the Swiss Army knife of clinical messaging,” Dr. Tashfeen Ekram, cofounder and chief medical officer, told MobiHealthNews. “[The system] allows us to be able to send highly...
April 4, 2018
Seattle-based patient engagement and clinical education provider MedBridge has received a strategic investment from private equity firm LLR Partners.
The two companies did not disclose details on the sum of the investment, but noted that the funding will be used to support the growth of MedBridge in existing markets and its expansion into new areas of healthcare.
“By providing healthcare...
March 22, 2018
Patient engagement platform Medical Mindset just landed $1 million in investment capital. The company's platform allows patients to build a HIPAA-compliant health profile, which they can use to check into an appointment by swiping their smartphone.
"In this era of big data and information overload, one area that has been overlooked is the initial interaction between physician and patient,” Dr....
March 5, 2018
Improvements in data management will soon mean healthcare providers can engage patients outside of standard care more than ever before, Judy Murphy, chief nursing officer at IBM, said Monday at HIMSS 2018 in Las Vegas.
“We’re managing everyone. We’re not just worrying about the people that we see in front of us, and it’s a real important difference,” Murphy said at the Coordinated and Connected...
February 19, 2018
The rise of consumerism in healthcare might seem like new ground to people in the industry, but when other industries are considered, that ground starts to look well-trodden. Customer service, customer satisfaction, and customer loyalty have been the North Star in other industries for years -- now it’s on hospitals to translate those values and skills into patient satisfaction and patient loyalty...