Health IT Business News Roundup for the Week of January 2, 2015

January 2, 2015 in News

MA, Financial Reports and Funding

HTC Global Services, an IT vendor, has acquired CareTech Solutions, a health IT vendor, for an undisclosed sum…AMN Healthcare Services, a provider of health care staffing services, has acquired Avantas, a provider of clinical labor management consulting and software, for $16.5 million…Modernizing Medicine, a cloud-based EHR system provider, has acquired Aesyntix Health, a medical group purchasing organization and provider of revenue cycle and inventory management services, for an undisclosed sum.

Together Clinic, a mobile health application developer, has raised $500,000 in a funding round led by undisclosed investors…Amplify Health, a health IT software vendor, has raised $520,000 from undisclosed investors…RubiconMD, a health IT vendor, has raised $1.3 million in a funding round with participation from Waterline Ventures, Oxeon Investments and athenahealthOrion Health, an HIE vendor, has raised $97.8 million in an initial public offering.

Contracts

The U.S. Navy has awarded a $19.8 million contract to Accenture Federal Services to provide technology support and training for the Navy’s Enterprise Resource Planning system…gloStream, a provider of performance management services, has selected DrFirst‘s controlled substance electronic prescribing software.

Product Development and Marketing

The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives has partnered with health care researcher KLAS Enterprises to develop benchmarking studies for health IT and create an industry recognition program for health care executives…Stanson Health has partnered with Consumer Reports to provide clinical decision support to the ABIM Foundation‘s Choosing Wisely guidelines…Teladoc, has entered a partnership to provide telehealth services to members of LifeWise Health Plan in Oregon.

Personnel

Todd Laddusaw, former CFO of software vendor MicroEdge, has been named CFO of IT vendor Healthland and American HealthTech, a provider of long-term acute care technology…Gregory Yarrington, former vice president of technology services at Truven Health Analytics and Thomson Reuters‘ health care division, has been named vice president of operations at Explorys, a provider of big data analytics services; Adam Wallace — former vice president of product development at MRI Software, a real estate and investment management software vendor — has been named vice president of engineering at Explorys; Patrick Wells — former executive at Deloitte, a consulting firm — has been named vice president of solutions at Explorys.

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