Health IT Business News Roundup for the Week of March 6, 2015

March 7, 2015 in News

MA, Financial Reports and Funding

Chrono Therapeutics, a provider of smoking cessation devices, has raised $100,000 in funding from Rock HealthSOLS, a maker of 3D-printed orthopedic insoles, has raised $11.1 million from multiple investors…Elli Health, a provider of telehealth services, has raised $774,000 in a mix of equity and options.


Health Partners Plans, a hospital-owned HMO in Philadelphia, has selected NaviNet‘s workflow and value-based reimbursement platform…NSW Health, a health system in Australia, and the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, a not-for-profit provider of addiction treatment services, have selected Cerner‘s EHR system…Tufts Health Plan has selected MedHOK‘s care management platform…the State University of New York Information Technology Exchange Center has selected Victory Technology Center‘s data collection tools and services.

Product Development and Marketing

par8o, a health IT vendor, has integrated its EHR platform with WellHealth Quality Care, an accountable care network in Nevada…the Mayo Clinic has partnered with Gentag, a provider of biosensors, to develop wearable skin patches for diabetes and obesity management…DocuSign, a digital transaction management services provider, has partnered with Exostar, a cloud-based identity access management and data exchange services provider, to develop an automated digital document workflow system.

Wolters Kluwer, a provider of point-of-care information services, has partnered with the Society of Pediatric Nurses to review the pediatric content in the organization’s clinical decision support software…Allazo Health, a health IT vendor, has partnered with not-for-profit Pharmacy Quality Alliance to develop a plan to include medication adherence metrics in clinical care.


Douglas Herr — former senior vice president for strategic services at Logic Healthcare, a health IT consulting firm — has been named vice president of Leidos Health, a health IT consulting firm and EHR vendor…Janie Schumaker, chair of the Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing, has been named chief nursing officer of T-System, a provider of documentation and revenue cycle management services…William Kinsley — an enterprise architect of research and development at NextGen Healthcare Information Systems, a provider of revenue cycle management services — has been named chair of the Electronic Health Record Association‘s privacy and security workgroup.

Kelvin Everitt — former vice president of fitness and national director of fitness for Sports Club/LA and Reebok Sports Club/NY — has been named executive vice president of commercial development at InsideTracker, a provider of biomarker analytics services; Erin Sharoni, a former newscaster at NBC Sports, has been named strategic adviser at InsideTracker…Robert Anazagasty, a former consultant at GE Healthcare, has been named vice president of strategic client development at AMC Health, a provider of patient management tools; Jared Wilstead, a former sales representative at GE Healthcare, has been named vice president of enterprise sales at AMC Health.

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