February 27, 2020
Caravan Health, a company that helps providers transition into accountable care organizations (ACO), has dipped into the digital space with the acquisition of patient engagement tech vendor Wellpepper, according to the startup’s former CEO Anne Weiler.
Founded in 2012, Wellpepper works with health plans to provide their patients with digital treatment plans, messaging services and an alert...
June 19, 2019
Uber Health announced a new partnership this morning with Grand Rounds, a company that matches specialists with patients and other providers, that will provide members of the latter with non-emergency rides to and from appointments. Integrating Uber’s platform with Grand Rounds’ existing care coordination backend will not only allow the company to more easily manage its members’ bookings, but...
December 13, 2017
As announced in the final rule in November, starting in 2018, a new reimbursable Improvement Activity is being added to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), which encompasses using digital tools to monitor patients outside the hospital. Three digital health companies that worked with the CMS to bring about the change weighed in today on the...
November 1, 2017
While its easy to think of voice apps as just another platform to develop apps for, voice interfaces offer a whole new way of interacting with consumers and present their own host of design challenges.
At the Connected Health Conference in Boston last week, three healthcare developers talked about their experience developing voice apps in healthcare, and where they think the technology is going...
October 16, 2017
Seattle-based Wellpepper, developers of a digital patient engagement service, have been announced the winners of the Alexa Diabetes Challenge for their voice-enabled diabetes support platform Sugarpod.
Consisting of a scale, foot scanner, and mobile interface along with a Amazon Alexa voice functionality, Sugarpod is designed to support type 2 diabetes care plans by integrating engagement and...
September 22, 2016
GE Healthcare has partnered with Trice Imaging, a cloud-based medical imaging solutions provider, to provide Tricefy, a new way for clinicians to connect with their colleagues. Tricefy allows image sharing, diagnostic collaboration, remote reviewing and archiving, plus EHR integration into GE Healthcare’s Ultrasound Women’s Health product portfolio (a one-click ultrasound sharing and secure...