Category: Clinical Intelligence

  • Houston Methodist Taps BioIntelliSense to Advance Remote Care and Clinical Intelligence Solutions

    What You Should Know: – Houston Methodist and Colorado-based BioIntelliSense, a continuous health monitoring and clinical intelligence company, today announced a new collaboration to advance remote monitoring and analytics technologies across the healthcare continuum, from in-hospital to at-home. – BioIntelliSense’s FDA-cleared BioSticker™ and medical-grade BioButton® wearable devices, along with its algorithmic-based data services, enable effortless […]

  • 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 […]

  • HIMSS22 Day 2 Roundup: Google Partners with MEDITECH, Microsoft’s Health Cloud Strategy Expansions

    Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) Activity OptimizeRx Acquires EvinceMed, a Specialty Drug Prescription Initiation Platform OptimizeRx, a provider of point-of-care technology solutions helping patients start and stay on therapy announced a definitive agreement to acquire the EvinceMed platform and related assets. EvinceMed is a provider in delivering end-to-end automation for specialty pharmaceutical transactions. The acquisition includes […]

  • Surescripts and Diameter Health Partner to Enhance Clinical Intelligence

    What You Should Know: Surescripts and Diameter Health are partnering to simplify specialty prescribing by incorporating powerful clinical intelligence and standardizing patient data to communicate comprehensive patient histories. Surescripts has simplified the specialty prescribing and fulfillment process to help specialty pharmacies and physician practices realize decreased phone calls, increased dispense rates and improvements in time to therapy. Now, […]

  • UPMC Spins Out Realyze Intelligence for AI-Based Clinical Intelligence Platform

    Aaron Brauser, Realyze President & Chief Executive Officer Gilan El Saadawi, M.D., Ph.D., Realyze Chief Medical Officer What You Should Know: –  UPMC has launched Realyze Intelligence, a company that uses artificial intelligence and natural language processing to identify precise patient populations with chronic diseases and cancer to ensure they receive the most beneficial treatments. – Founded […]

  • M&A: Microsoft Acquires Nuance for $16B to Accelerate Healthcare Cloud Strategy

    What You Should Know: – Today, Microsoft Corporation (Nasdaq: MSFT) and Nuance Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: NUAN) announced they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Microsoft will acquire Nuance for $16B.  Financial terms of the all-cash deal details Microsoft paying $56 per Nuance share, a 23% premium over Friday’s closing price with a total value including debt at $19.7 billion. – Microsoft’s acquisition of Nuance builds […]

  • 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 […]

  • DoD Awards $2.8M to Philips & BioIntelliSense to Validate Wearable for Early COVID-19 Detection

    What You Should Know: – Philips and BioIntelliSense has been selected by the U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command (USAMRDC) to receive nearly $2.8M from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to validate BioIntelliSense’s FDA-cleared BioSticker device for the early detection of COVID-19 symptoms. – Working with the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, […]

  • Recent Executive Hires: CVS Health New President, Cleveland Clinic/Amwell Joint Venture Leadership, Others

    Neela Montgomery, EVP & President at CVS Pharmacy/Retail CVS Health Corporation names Neela Montgomery Executive Vice President and President of CVS Pharmacy/Retail, effective November 30, 2020. Montgomery will oversee the company’s 10,000 pharmacies across the United States. Montgomery, currently a Board Partner at venture capital firm Greycroft, most recently served as chief executive officer of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Mount Sinai Develop Machine Learning Models to Predict Critical Illness and Mortality in COVID-19 Patients

    What You Should Know: – Mount Sinai researchers have developed machine learning models that predict the likelihood of critical events and mortality in COVID-19 patients within clinically relevant time windows. – The new machine learning models were outlined in a recent study published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research—could aid clinical practitioners at Mount Sinai and across the world in the care and management of COVID-19 patients. Research Protocols – In the retrospective study using […]

  • CMS Direct Contracting Model Options for Value-Based Care

    Vanessa Kuhn, Director of Health Policy, PatientPing The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) created the Direct Contracting Model to expand opportunities for more diverse providers and healthcare organizations to participate in value-based care arrangements for Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) beneficiaries. The goal of the new model is to create the next generation of risk-sharing […]

  • Cerner Integrates Nuances Virtual Assistant Platform with Millennium EHR to Reduce Physician Burnout

    What You Should Know: – Cerner expands its AI collaboration with Nuance to provide joint customers with more advanced natural language virtual assistant technology to navigate electronic health records (EHRs) using just their voice, giving clinicians more time to spend with patients and less time with a computer. – As part of the expanded collaboration, Nuance will offer Cerner deeply […]

  • Philips and BioIntelliSense Integrate to Enhance Remote Patient Monitoring

    What You Should Know: – Philips integrates the BioIntelliSense FDA-cleared BioSticker™ sensor as part of its remote patient monitoring solutions for patients outside the hospital. – Multi-parameter sensors aid monitoring across multiple chronic conditions with medical-grade vital signs for physicians to remotely track core symptoms, including COVID-19. – Healthcare Highways is the first to leverage […]