Category: Clinical Documentation

  • DeliverHealth Acquires Revenue Cycle Company PresidioHealth

    What You Should Know: – DeliverHealth, a provider of technology-enabled solutions for hospitals, health systems, and group practices, today announced the acquisition of PresidioHealth, a healthcare technology and clinical intelligence company. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. – The acquisition enables DeliverHealth to further expand its software platform, thus improving coding quality and […]

  • New private equity investment makes Iodine Software the latest healthcare unicorn

    Advent International, a private equity firm, is investing an undisclosed amount into Iodine boosting its valuation beyond $1 billion. The hope is that the company’s AI-powered clinical documentation improvement software can capture a greater share of the market for software products that help hospitals code and bill accurately to receive reimbursement.

  • Corti Receives $27M to Expand AI-Powered Patient Consultations Platform

    What You Should Know: –, a Copenhagen, Denmark-based AI-powered patient consultations platform today announced it has raised $27M in Series A funding led by Vaekstfonden, the Danish Growth Fund and Chr. Augustinus Fabrik, who joins existing investors Hearcore, Id Invest, and byFounders. – Founded by  Lars Maaløe and Andreas Cleve in 2016, Corti provides […]

  • Cooper University, Nuance Expand Dragon Ambient eXperience Deployment to 475 Physicians

    What You Should Know: – Nuance Communications and Cooper University Health Care announced a strategic collaboration to expand Cooper’s deployment of the Nuance Dragon Ambient Experience (DAX) to 475 physicians based on previous deployment success. This ambient clinical intelligence solution will expand upon Cooper’s ability to enhance patient experiences, expand access to care, and advance […]

  • Iodine Acquires Clinical Documentation Solution ChartWise – Health M&A

    What You Should Know: – Iodine Software, a healthcare AI company, today announced it has acquired clinical documentation integrity company ChartWise Medical Systems. Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed. – The acquisition comes just two weeks after Iodine completed an acquisition of Artifact Health, a mobile-based physician query platform that was in 300+ hospitals. Now, after both acquisitions, Iodine will […]

  • Omega Healthcare Acquires himagine Solutions to Expand Global Delivery Model

    What You Should Know: – Omega Healthcare, a provider of outsourced revenue cycle management and other healthcare support services, today announced the acquisition of himagine Solutions, a St. Louis based provider of medical coding and registry services. The transaction expands the service capabilities and geographical footprint of both companies, enhancing the ability to service clients globally. – Through this acquisition Omega Healthcare will […]

  • Why patients, not EHRs, deserve our undivided attention

    We cannot earn patients’ trust and respect if we are tethered to a computer in the exam room, navigating the EHR concurrent to a visit or otherwise in a hurry to finish so we can return to our office where data entry to the EHR awaits us.

  • Can AI Pave the Path to Reducing Physician Burnout?

    Abboud Chaballout, Founder of Diagnoss The timing couldn’t be more critical for us to start making serious headway to reduce the growing problem of burnout among America’s physicians. In 2018, physician burnout was already at an alarming 42%, but that number is growing as COVID-19 cases surge around the country.  While we are at a hopeful place […]

  • Nuance Acquires Ambient AI Assistant for Physicians Platform Saykara

    What You Should Know: – Nuance acquires ambient AI healthcare voice assistant Saykara, Inc. to bring complementary AI technology and engineering talent to conversational AI and ambient clinical intelligence market leader. – Kara’s AI-powered healthcare voice assistant can be used during a physician-patient encounter without any voice commands, promising to eliminate up to 100% of […]

  • Epic, Galen Healthcare, Chartis Group Named 2020 Overall Best in KLAS Awards

    What You Should Know: – Epic was named the top Overall Software Suite for the eleventh consecutive year in the Best in KLAS 2021 Software & Services report, released today, which reports on the top vendors for 2020. Epic was also named the top Overall Physician Practice Vendor. Galen Healthcare Solutions was named the top Overall IT Services Firm. […]

  • Nuance Sells Off Transcription and EHR-Go-Live Services Businesses to DeliverHealth

    What You Should Know: –   Nuance announced that it’s planning to sell two sections of its healthcare business – Health Information Management (HIM) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) Go-Live Services – to a new independent company, called DeliverHealth, in early 2021. – Nuance will be a minority shareholder of DeliverHealth and continue to provide its […]

  • Clinical Document World | Virtual 2021

    Join us at our 2nd Clinical Document World Virtual event on January 19-21, 2021, alongside your TMF, clinical quality, document management, and clinical professionals to explore a strategic clinical process and ensure a complete Document Management Process.  This interactive event will include thought-provoking sessions from a variety of different life science professionals, each followed by […]

  • Providence Taps Nuance to Develop AI-Powered Integrated Clinical Intelligence

    What You Should Know: – Nuance Communications, Inc. and one of the country’s largest health systems, Providence, announced a strategic collaboration, supported by Microsoft, dedicated to creating better patient experiences and ease clinician burden. – The collaboration centers around Providence harnessing Nuance’s AI-powered solutions to securely and automatically capture patient-clinician conversations. – As part of […]

  • Augmedix goes public through reverse merger

    The company, which offers a remote scribe services, secured $25 million in private placement financing and began trading publicly on the OTC markets after a reverse merger with Malo Holdings.

  • Veterans Affairs Expands Telehealth Services Using Nuance Dragon Medical One

    What You Should Know: – Nuance Communications, Inc. announced the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is using the Nuance Dragon Medical One speech recognition cloud platform and its mobile app, PowerMic Mobile. – The solution helps VA doctors better document patient care in-person, and now remotely through expanded telehealth services necessary in the COVID-19 era. […]

  • Curation Health Raises Series A Funding for Clinical Decision Support Platform

    What You Should Know: – Curation Health raises an undisclosed Series A round of funding to accelerate the adoption of its advanced clinical decision support platform. – Curation Health provides an advanced clinical decision support platform for providers and health plans that aids in managing risk contracts and improving quality performance. Curation Health, an Annapolis, […]

  • Remote Medical Documentation Startup Augmedix Closes $25M, Reverse Merger with Malo Holding

    What You Should Know: – Augmedix closes $25 million in private placement funding and completion of a reverse merger transaction with Malo Holdings Corp. – Following the transaction, the merged entity will be named “Augmedix, Inc.”, and will continue the historic and innovative business of Augmedix.  Augmedix, a company specializing in providing remote medical documentation […]

  • Intermountain to Deploy AI-Powered Digital Assistants Across Clinically Integrated Network

    What You Should Know: – Intermountain Healthcare announced it will scale Notable’s AI-driven platform across the health system’s clinically integrated network to support thousands of providers, automate administrative workflows, streamline the check-in experience for patients, and simplify provider follow-up. – The Notable Platform uses intelligent automation to identify and engage more patients in need of […]

  • Nuance Advances Virtual Assistant Tech for Customers Using Epic EHR

    What You Should Know: – Nuance advances conversational AI with Dragon Medical virtual assistant for Hey Epic! virtual assistant in Epic Hyperspace. – Building upon Nuance’s Dragon Medical solution already used by more than 550,000 physicians, this integration with Hey Epic! enables clinicians to conversationally navigate the EHR, search for information, place orders, and seamlessly […]

  • Virtually or In-Person, Automation Improves The Healthcare Experience

    Muthu Alagappan, MD, Medical Director at Notable Health The COVID-19 pandemic has caused an unprecedented shift in the way consumers view and access a variety of goods and services—and healthcare is no exception. Recent studies show that many patients, including vulnerable populations like those living with cancer, are delaying recommended care and procedures—and will continue to do so for at least several […]