Vendor Notebook: Citrix acquires Zenprise, with an eye toward BYOD
December 7, 2012 in Medical Technology
Citrix announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Zenprise, which specializes in mobile device management. Citrix intends to integrate the Zenprise solution for mobile device management, with its Citrix CloudGateway and Me@Work solutions for managing mobile apps and data, officials say.
ATT announced that it will deliver a new cloud-based RPM Software-as-a Service (SaaS) from Ericsson that utilizes its service enablement platform and Intuitive Health software to facilitate better management of chronic diseases and help reduce hospital readmissions. The service’s video component will provide helpful coaching, reminders and health education, officials say. ATT has been piloting the RPM SaaS solution with large health systems, academic medical centers and home care providers. It is expected to be available in 2013.
Surescripts and Rite Aid have announced today that the pharmacy will leverage The Surescripts Network for Clinical Interoperability to electronically deliver patient immunization notifications directly to healthcare providers. The timely electronic delivery of immunization notifications from pharmacy to healthcare providers will help significantly improve coordination of care.
Edifecs announced that Bluegrass Family Health, a Kentucky-based, not-for-profit company offering group health insurance to businesses in Kentucky and Southern Indiana, has selected Edifecs as its strategic partner for Operating Rules compliance.
Infor announced the availability of Infor Cloverleaf Integration 6.0, the next generation of its leading interoperability solution for the healthcare industry that provides fast, reliable access to sources of clinical, financial and operational data at more than 2,000 healthcare organizations globally.
Allscripts has released Sunrise Financial Manager, a tool that can enable hospitals and health systems to manage revenue in an integrated way across the enterprise, officials say, noting that the technology breaks new ground with its Visual Workflow capabilities, allowing users to configure the financial process to meet the organization’s needs and to address constantly changing regulations and payment models.
GE Healthcare has launched Centricity Business 5.1, it’s next-generation healthcare revenue cycle management solution. Aimed at integrated delivery networks, hospitals, and large practices, Centricity Business 5.1 features new capabilities to address emerging reimbursement models – shared savings, capitation, and bundled payments – as well new task management and clearinghouse enhancements to help drive greater profitability, efficiency and enhanced quality of care, officials say.