Health IT Business News Roundup for the Week of May 23, 2014

May 24, 2014 in News

MA, Financial Reports and Funding

Navigant, a provider of consulting and revenue cycle management services to the health care industry, has acquired Cymetrix, a vendor of revenue cycle management and health information management services to hospitals, for about $75 million…West Corporation, a provider of communications services, will acquire Health Advocate, a provider of health care advocacy services, for about $265 million.

CrowdMed, a health care crowdsourcing service, has secured an investment of an undisclosed sum from actor Patrick DempseyiRhythm Technologies, a developer of cardiac arrhythmia information management tools, has raised $17 million in a Series E funding round led by NOVA A/S, a life sciences investment firm.


Avita Health System in Ohio has selected NextGen Healthcare Information Systems‘ suite of EHR, practice management and population health tools…Atlantic Health System in New Jersey will implement TeraMedica‘s vendor neutral archive system…Summa Health System in Ohio has selected Axiom EPM‘s performance management tools…Eurotrials, a clinical research organization, has selected Merge Healthcare‘s imaging, interoperability and clinical systems…St. Joseph Health, a health care delivery system with facilities in California, New Mexico and Texas, has selected InterSystems‘s health informatics platform.

Product Development and Marketing

HealthUnity, a provider of health information exchange and integrations tools, has partnered with ClearDATA, a provider of health care cloud computing services, to implement a direct messaging and data exchange system…SCL Health System in Colorado is now connected to the Colorado Regional Health Information OrganizationEnkata will provide its system-as-a-service claims processing management system to TriZetto Corporation‘s consulting optimization services clients.


Chris Roche — former chief technology officer at EMC, a global IT firm — has been name chief commercial officer at Aridhia, a health informatics company…Walter Hosp — director and chair of the Audit Committee for Trustwave Holdings — has been named CFO at AMC Health, a telehealth services provider.

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