Health IT Business News Roundup for the Week of May 9, 2014

May 10, 2014 in News

MA, Financial Reports and Funding

Huron Consulting Group, a provider of business consulting services, has acquired Vonlay — a provider of clinical, administrative and financial system implementation and optimization services — for an undisclosed sum.

SwipeSense, a vendor of smart hand-hygiene dispensers for hospitals and an infection outbreak tracking application, has raised $1.7 million in a funding round from unidentified investors…QPID Health, a vendor of clinical intelligence software for EHR systems, has secured a $12.3 million investment from New Leaf Venture PartnersPear Sports, a vendor of an activity tracking and coaching mobile application, has raised $5 million in a funding round led by Innovate Partners, Nordic Ventures and VIZIOIagnosis, a vendor of a virtual visit-scheduling mobile application for dermatologists, has secured $2.85 million in angel funding.

EOS Health, a vendor of diabetes information and treatment management tools, has raised $8.2 million in a funding round from unidentified investors…Flatiron Health, a provider of health care data aggregation software, has raised $130 million in a Series B funding round from Google Ventures, First Round Capital, Laboratory Corporation of America and angel investors…Segterra, a developer of a direct-to-consumer health analytics platform, has raised $2.5 million in a funding round led by strategic investor Henry Kauftheil.


The Defense Health Agency has awarded Leidos an 11-month, $70.7 million bridge contract to provide support services for military EHR systems…Valley General Hospital in Washington has selected Medsphere Systems Corporation‘s EHR system…St. Bernards Healthcare in Arkansas will deploy InteliChart‘s patient-provider communication and health information exchange system…Sunrise Children’s Services, a provider of foster care services in Kentucky, has selected CoroWare‘s videoconferencing and online counseling services…Melwood, a Maryland-based not-for-profit employment referral and job training organization for people with disabilities, will deploy Intelex‘s incident management training documentation software…Summit Medical Group, a multispecialty practice in New Jersey, will deploy athenahealth‘s EHR, patient portal and population health services…The Rhode Island Eye Institute has selected CareCloud‘s cloud-based practice management system…Emerald Physicians ACO in Massachusetts has selected eClinicalWorks‘ care coordination medical record system.

NeoPath Health, a provider of health care services and tools for employers, has selected MEDSEEK‘s population health management system…Desert Valley Radiology in Arizona has selected McKesson‘s revenue cycle management and regulatory compliance-assistance tools…the Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded Authentidate a one-year contract extension to provide VA facilities with web-based software applications and telehealth products and services.

Product Development and Marketing

Symphony Analytics will integrate its strategic consulting and implementation services with Caradigm‘s health data analytics and population health services for Caradigm’s health care provider clients…Statim will integrate its home telehealth tools into HealthInterlink‘s remote patient monitoring, communication and engagement system.


Tim Adams — CFO at athenahealth, a vendor of cloud-based EHR and practice management systems — has been named CFO of Demandware, a provider of digital commerce applications…Patrick Clark — former CFO at Vocalocity, a vendor of cloud-based communication services — has been named CFO at Wellcentive, a vendor of population health management and health data analytics services…Phillipe Chambon — managing director at New Leaf Vendor Partners — has been appointed to the board of directors at QPID Health, a vendor of clinical intelligence software for EHR systems…Guillermo Ramas — former vice president of sales and global business development at Novation — has been named executive vice president at Zynx Health, a provider of clinical decision support software…Craig Smith — former director of development at the Southwind division of The Advisory Board Company, a health care research, technology and consulting firm — has been named president of Applied Health Analytics. The Advisory Board Company produces iHealthBeat for the California HealthCare Foundation.

Joseph Gonzalez — president of The Cooperative Exchange, which advocates for electronic data exchange — has been appointed to the medical board of advisors at MMRGlobal, a vendor of personal health record products and services; Joseph Grace — medical director of the North Shore Medical Group in Australia — has been appointed to the medical board at MMRGlobal.

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