November 9, 2018
Geisinger CEO David Feinberg is moving over to Google to head up its healthcare sector. Yesterday Geisinger announced that Feinberg is stepping down and Dr. Jaewon Ryu will be taking over as interim president and CEO of the organization.
While Geisinger's announcement was relatively vague about what Feinberg will be doing at Google, CNBC reports that his job will entail streamlining and...
October 2, 2014
PatientKeeper's charge capture application.
Last week, the Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), a company that manages 164 hospitals and 114 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and England, announced it would be acquiring PatientKeeper, one of the oldest mobile health software companies still in operation, for an undisclosed sum.
HCA will continue to operate PatientKeeper as an...
July 3, 2012
Waltham, Massachusetts-based PatientKeeper raised $6.25 million in funding last month to expand its portfolio of physician-centered healthcare information systems (HIS) and build out its operations. The funds came from existing investors Flybridge Capital Partners, New Enterprise Associates, Whitney & Co. and others.
PatientKeeper was one of the first HIS software providers to embrace a...
January 26, 2011
Meaningfully useful: PatientKeeper gets certification from ONC: The PatientKeeper 7.0 CPOE “module” has met the ONC's requirements for hospital use to support the achievement of meaningful use for that objective, according to the company. PatientKeeper CEO Paul Brient gave MobiHealthNews readers a preview about this certification and explained what it would mean. Release
October 20, 2010
MobiHealthNews recently had a chance to catch up with PatientKeeper's CEO Paul Brient to discuss how his company's mobile software can help healthcare organizations meet certain requirements under Stage 1 of Meaningful Use; the opportunity for Windows Phone 7 devices in healthcare; the growth of Android devices among US physicians; and why PatientKeeper is toying with the idea of opening up its...
June 2, 2010
From a functionality standpoint, PatientKeeper's application is essentially the same regardless of which platform a user is on: BlackBerry, iPhone, PC, or even the newest platform for PK, Apple's iPad. For the past ten years, PatientKeeper has focused on making it easier for physicians to access and work with patient information from whatever device is move convenient and efficient for them....
May 27, 2010
This week concludes another trip out to California -- this time for the incredibly worth-while Mobile Health 2010 event produced by Stanford University's Persuasion Lab and hosted by behavior change guru BJ Fogg. The two-day, single-track sessions focused mostly on research findings and practical strategies for leveraging existing mobile technology to bring about behavior change and healthier...
May 19, 2010
Motion Computing has suped up its line of tablet devices with Intel Core vPro processors, which will increase the devices' performance, security and manageability, according to the company. The tablets now have better remote management capabilities that allow IT technicians to repair and secure the PC from any location, even while powered-down or in sleep mode, Motion wrote in a statement. More...
February 24, 2010
Vocera, which offers specially designed smartphones, communications pendants (or badges) and accompanying software for the healthcare industry, announced plans to unveil a "proof of concept" smartphone application for BlackBerry users at the HIMSS event in Atlanta, GA next week. Vocera also notes that its devices and client applications integrate with a number of other mobile health solutions...