Health IT Business News Roundup for the Week of July 25, 2014

July 26, 2014 in News

MA, Financial Reports and Funding

Gutenberg Technology, a provider of electronic education platforms, has acquired Digeetis, a provider of medical e-learning tools…AOD Software, a senior-living care software vendor, has acquired Stratis Business Systems, a provider of cloud-based software for home health care workers…athenahealth reported a Q2 2014 net income of $12.2 million on $185.9 million in revenue, compared with a Q2 2013 net income of $11.2 million on $146.3 million in revenue…

HelpAround, a provider of a mobile application for patients with diabetes, has raised $550,000 in an investment round led by Windham Venture Partners and other investors…Epion Health, a provider of patient check-in software, has raised $4.5 million in a funding round led by Deerfield Management CompanySensoria Fitness, a vendor of wearable health tracking devices, has raised $5 million in a funding round led by investment firm Reply SpAPrivacy Analytics, a developer of software that insures data comply with HIPAA, has raised $3.5 million in a funding round led by investment firm Vanedge Capital.

Contracts

Sta-Home,  a home health care and hospice provider in Mississippi, will deploy HomecareCRM‘s predictive analytics and EHR integration system…the Department of Veterans Affairs‘ Office of Information and Technology has selected Creative Computing Solutions to provide technology coordinators at rural medical centers…New Haven Community Medical Group in Connecticut has named athenahealth as one of its preferred providers of EHR, practice management and care coordination tools…retail pharmacy chain CVS Caremark will implement Epic‘s EHR system…Mississippi-based Magnolia Regional Health Center has selected Axiom EPM‘s performance management software; Hackensack University Medical Center in New Jersey has selected Axiom EPM’s performance management software.

Product Development and Marketing

Teladoc, a telehealth services provider, will integrate its telehealth tools with Castlight Health‘s cloud-based health care management systems…Allscripts has integrated its EHR system with Arkansas‘ health information exchange…GetInsured will offer its cloud-based health insurance exchange platform as part of independent broker Lockton‘s work-based health insurance consulting services.

Personnel

Chuck Steinmetz – former vice president of operations at Emdeon, a health IT firm — has been named CIO at Aegis Health Group, a provider of population health management tools for hospitals…Nicholas Lorenzo — a physician and former senior vice president at Gannett Healthcare Group — has been named chief medical officer at MeMDMark VanderWerf – vice president of eHealth and OEM at Nonin Medical, a provider of medical monitoring tools — has been named chair of the American Telemedicine Association‘s Industry Council and has been appointed to its board of directors…Vicky Gregg — former CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee — has been appointed to the board of directors at Quest Diagnostics, a provider of diagnostic information services.

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