Health IT Business News Roundup for the Week of January 23, 2015

January 24, 2015 in News

MA, Financial Reports and Funding

Welch Allyn, a provider of medical diagnostic devices, has acquired Hubble Telemedical, a provider of remote diabetic retinopathy screening and analysis tools, for an undisclosed sum.

Quality Systems, an EHR and practice management systems vendor, reported a Q3 2015 income of $6.7 million on revenue of $123.4 million, compared with a Q3 2014 loss of $12.6 million on revenue of $108.9 million.

EarlySense, a provider of remote patient monitoring services, has raised $20 million in a funding round led by Samsung VenturesAzalea Health, a health IT firm, has raised $1.5 million from Intersouth PartnersSeamless Medical Systems, a developer of digital registration and communication software, has received $375,000 from the California HealthCare Foundation, which publishes iHealthBeatHealth Recovery Solutions, a provider of high-risk patient tracking technology, has raised $1 million from multiple investors.

Contracts

Montefiore Health System in New York has selected Acupera‘s population health management and workflow tools…Palomar Health in California has selected Kaufman Hall‘s suite of budgeting, cost accounting and decision support software…Comanche County Medical Center in Texas has selected Summit Healthcare‘s data integration platform…the Mayo Clinic has selected Epic‘s EHR and revenue cycle management systems…the Center for Integrated Diagnostics at Massachusetts General Hospital has selected InterSystems‘ health data sharing platform…Anthem has awarded a $500 million contract to IBM to provide operational services for the insurer’s data server and storage infrastructure.

Product Development and Marketing

Cerner, a health IT vendor, has partnered with the Veterans of Foreign Wars to develop a patient portal for VFW members…CareCam Health Systems, a provider of a chronic care management software platform, has partnered with the Independence Blue Cross Center for Health Care Innovation to develop new programs to improve chronic condition care.

Personnel

William Roberts, executive director of the Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute at Baylor University Medical Center, has been named to the senior editorial board of COR Medical Technologies, a provider of outcome support software for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up patient management…John Glaser — CEO of Siemens Healthcare‘s Health Services Business Unit and soon-to-be senior vice president of Cerner upon its acquisition of Siemens — has been named to the board of directors of the American Telemedicine AssociationMichael James McCoy, an ob-gyn and health IT executive, has been named chief health information officer at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT.

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