IMS Health Acquires Canada-based Privacy Analytics

IMS Health Acquires Canada-based Privacy Analytics

IMS Health has acquired Canada-based Privacy Analytics, a technology provider that enables healthcare organizations to unleash the value of sensitive data for secondary purposes without compromising personal health information. The acquisition will help IMS Health strengthen its robust Real-World Evidence (RWE) capabilities and advance the company’s ability to help life sciences clients drive R&D and commercial performance and demonstrate treatment value in real-world settings. MS Health
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3 Keys to Scaling Up Population Health Management for Providers

3 Keys to Scaling Up Population Health Management for Providers

Financial incentives, technological advances and pioneering care models have provided fertile soil for the green shoots of population health to grow. But for these programs to flourish, they will need more sophisticated analytics, patient stratification, community involvement and care management.This week, PwC’s Health Research Institute (HRI) released “Population health: Scaling up,” where they interviewed executives in leading healthcare, research and academic institutions on how organizations
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Healthcare Data Breaches: The Gap Between Awareness & Readiness

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Editor’s Note: D’Arcy Guerin Gue is a co-founder of Phoenix, with over 25 years of experience in executive leadership, strategic planning, IT services, knowledge leadership, and industry  relations —  with a special focus on patient engagement and federal compliance issues. She currently serves as the Director of Industry Relations at Phoenix Health Systems, a division of Medsphere SystemsYou may be suffering from IT security fatigue at this point, for which I offer a half-hearted apology.Yes,
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Mercy Health Named “Analytics Wizard” by SAP, Saves Provider $9M in Surgery-Related Costs

Mercy Health Wins Accountable Care Project of the Year

What began a decade ago as a vision for a unified electronic patient record has propelled Mercy into a model of care driven by information. Today, Mercy’s physicians, care team and leaders have intelligence – not just data – at their fingertips boosting productivity and driving improvements that minimize unnecessary care and cost, and keep patients healthier.Mercy’s move from collecting data to delivering information has earned its IT division, Mercy Technology Services, international
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FDA, Flatiron Health Team Up for Cancer Research Initiative

Is Artificial Intelligence the Key to Curing Cancer

Flatiron Health and the FDA have teamed up on a new research collaboration agreement to determine how real-world evidence derived from de-identified, HIPAA-compliant patient data captured outside of clinical trials can provide new insights into the safety and effectiveness of emerging anti-cancer therapies such as immunotherapeutic agents.Research Initiative DetailsAs part of this research initiative, Flatiron Health and the FDA are collaborating on a project to investigate the use of
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iHealth Solutions Acquires Revenue Cycle Company DNA Healthcare

iHealth Solutions Acquires Revenue Cycle Company DNA Healthcare

iHealth Solutions, LLC, a Louisville, KY-based healthcare software and services company has acquired the assets of revenue cycle management company DNA Healthcare Inc.(DNAH). The acquisition of the New-Jersey RCM provider will strengthen iHealth’s proprietary technology, as well as increase its customer base with major hospitals and clinics across the East Coast. iHealth Solutions provides revenue cycle management, practice management, credentialing and EHR services to small to large size
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drchrono Integrates Heart & Lung Sounds into EHR for Clinical Documentation

drchrono Integrates Heart & Lung Sounds into EHR

 Three companies have teamed up to integrate a patient's heart and lung sounds into the EHR for clinical documentation for the first time ever, representing a milestone in longitudinal patient care. The new partnership from Direct Urgent Care,Eko, and drchrono uses a quick three step process, clinicians can now seamlessly integrate heart and lung sounds into a patient's EHR. How It Works1. Direct Urgent Care, a Berkeley-based urgent care provider with 30,000 patients, enables providers to record
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ZeOmega Integrates with McKesson’s InterQual Connect

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ZeOmega Inc. has announced an agreement to integrate ZeOmega's Jiva™ population health management solution with McKesson's InterQual® Connect authorization and connectivity solution to fully automate pre-authorization for payers and providers. The integration marks ZeOmega’s Jiva as the first partner to tap InterQual Connect’s cloud connectivity to expand automated authorization to include requests requiring a medical review and simplify pre-auths for their customers.Without leaving their easy
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Actiance Unveils Compliance Platform for Healthcare, Pharma

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Actiance, a provider of communications compliance, archiving, and analytics has unveiled its new Actiance Platform for healthcare and pharmaceutical industries to address changing regulations. Similar to financial services, the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries are highly regulated and highly litigious. The introduction of new regulations, constant changes to existing protocols, and the explosion of collaboration technology has necessitated healthcare and pharmaceutical companies to
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Data Science Startup Apixio Nabs $19M for Cognitive Computing Platform

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Healthcare data science company Apixio Inc., today announced that it has raised $19.3 million in Series D funding led by SSM Partners with participation from First Analysis, Bain Capital Ventures and Apixio’s largest angel investor. Apixio will utilize the funding towards advancing and scaling products powered by its cognitive computing platform, further enabling insights for optimal patient care. Casey West, managing partner at SSM Partners will join the Board of Directors, bringing deep
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