Reltio Raises $22M to Fuel Healthcare Data Management Apps

Reltio Raises $22M to Fuel Healthcare Data-Driven Apps

Reltio, a Redwood Shores, CA-based creator of new “data-driven apps” delivered through a modern data management platform  has raised $22M in Series B funding led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA). The round also included participation from existing investors  Crosslink Capital and .406 Ventures bringing Reltio’s total venture funding to $32M to date. The company plans to utilize the recent to strengthen its footprint in modern data management through accelerated hiring of talented individuals
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NIH Awards Montefiore Physician $4.5M to Advance Kids’ Asthma Care with EHR

NIH Awards Montefiore Physician $4.5M to Advance Kids' Asthma Care with EHR

Attending physician Dr. Marina Reznik at Montefiore has received a new $4.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study kids’ asthma care management in primary care with the use of their EHR.The five-year research study aims to increase adherence to national asthma management guidelines and improve clinical outcomes for children with the chronic illness. The project will also assess whether a practical system change might help children and caregivers in urban areas adhere
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ImpediMed, Mayo Clinic Partner to Explore Body Fluid Status Monitoring Tech

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ImpediMed Ltd, a Australia-based medical device startup has signed a three-year joint development agreement with Mayo Clinic to explore uses for body fluid status monitoring technology. ImpediMed employs bioimpedance spectroscopy (BIS) technologies for use in the non-invasive clinical assessment and monitoring of fluid status in patients. ImpediMed has the first medical device with FDA clearance in the U.S. to aid healthcare professionals to clinically assess secondary unilateral lymphedema of
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NY Statewide Health Information Network Reaches 40 Million Patients

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The Statewide Health Information Network for New York (SHIN-NY)  has reached a milestone of holding records for over 40 million patients, processes over 2.8 million transactions a month, and has over 62,000 users.  Participating in the network, allows doctors and patients to easily access health records across the state. The milestone comes 10 months after the SHIN-NY launched statewide patient record look up (sPRL), which took five years to develop.  Through sPRL, participating members can now
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Kognito Launches Virtual Human Simulations for Primary Care Providers

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Kognito, a provider of simulations featuring virtual humans has launched of a series of four new virtual human experiences available to help users build skills related to physical, emotional and social health. The simulations were commissioned by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and developed by Kognito using the Kognito Conversation Platform™ with input from experts in motivational interviewing, patient/parent engagement, medical education and child development. This series of conversation
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Huron Consulting Group Acquires HSM Consulting: 6 Things to Know

Huron Consulting Group to Acquire Studer Group for $325M

 Management consulting firm Huron Consulting Group Inc. has entered into an agreement to acquire Healthcare Services Management, Inc. (HSM), a firm specializing in healthcare IT and management consulting. Here are six things to know about the acquisition: 1. The acquisition will help strengthen Huron’s ability to help healthcare providers implement and optimize EHR technologies that harness data to improve the quality and cost of care and better manage patient populations.2. Founded in 2006,
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Medisafe App Launches Medisafe for Pharma to Address Non-adherence

Medisafe Launches Medisafe Providers™ for Physicians to Track Patients’ Med Adherence Between Visits

Medisafe, a personalized medication management platform with nearly three million patient and caregiver users has launched Medisafe for Pharma. Medisafe's latest pharma offering will address all three major challenges attributed to non-adherence – patient quality of care (e.g. higher emergency and mortality rates), healthcare system costs (e.g. higher hospitalization rates) and lost revenues (e.g. fewer prescription refills). Pharma and pharmacies share the burden of lost revenues, estimated
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AMA, Omada Health, Intermountain Healthcare Launch Digital Health Program to Reduce Type 2 Diabetes

AMA, Omada Health, Intermountain Healthcare Partner to Reduce Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes

The American Medical Association (AMA), Omada Health, and Intermountain Healthcare today announced a digital health initiative aimed at reducing the alarming number of adults who develop type 2 diabetes. The new partnership will create a roadmap for large health care organizations across the country to adopt proven online behavior change interventions for at-risk patients, and integrate those programs into provider referral and clinical workflow. The collaboration marks the first time that the
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Nomad Health Lands $4M to Connect Doctors with Freelance Clinical Work

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Nomad Health, a digital health startup creating an online marketplace connecting doctors with freelance clinical work has raised $4M in the funding. The Series A round was led by First Round Capital and RRE Ventures with participation from .406 Ventures. Funding will support the NYC-based company's nationwide product rollout that will help address the country’s doctor shortage crisis. The platform is currently in beta. Founded in 2015 by a team of entrepreneurial doctors and Kevin Ryan (the
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How CMS’ Proposed Meaningful Use Changes Would Reduce Stage 2 & 3 Burdens on Providers

Meaningful Use Stage 3: 8 Key Questions for Physicians

Editor's Note: Thomas Grove is a Principal of Consulting and Compliance Services at Phoenix Health Systems, a division of Medsphere Systems. As a healthcare management executive with 20+ years of experience, Thomas has extensive expertise in strategic assessments and planning, revenue cycle management, and process improvement.Early in July, CMS released a new set of proposed rules to modify Meaningful Use. If all goes well through the comment period and final updates, by fall we will see many
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