Medallion Raises $35 Million in Series C Funding Fueled by Significant Revenue Growth Over Past Six Months
Spark Capital doubles down on its investment in leading provider network management platform with introduction of new investors GV and Salesforce Ventures Medallion, the modern provider management platform, today announced $35 million in Series C funding, raising its total funding to $85M. This investment comes on the heels of exceptional growth in the six months following its Series B round, including nearly doubling its employee count to 150, growing its revenue by 2x, and diversifying its customer base by doubling the number of health plans, providers and health systems. The round was co-led by Spark Capital and ne...
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 27, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Healthcare IT News Tags: Health IT Company Healthcare IT BoxGroup Derek Lo Elad Gil Google Ventures GV Health IT Funding Health IT Fundings Health IT Investment Healthcare Administration Katie Thiry Medallion Optum Ventures Salesforce Ventures Sangee Source Type: blogs

Bonus Features – June 26, 2022 – Walgreens gets into clinical trials, ONC offering SDOH grants, and more
This article will be a weekly roundup of interesting stories, product announcements, new hires, partnerships, research studies, awards, sales, and more. Because there’s so much happening out there in healthcare IT we aren’t able to cover in our full articles, we still want to make sure you’re informed of all the latest news, announcements, and stories happening to help you better do your job. News Walgreens has launched a clinical trial business; the company is focusing specifically on increasing racial and ethnic diversity in clinical trials, as nearly half of its 9,000 are in areas defined as “soc...
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 26, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Brian Eastwood Tags: Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System Biofourmis Cardiologs CarePort Centene CipherHealth Clinical Trials DiA Imaging Analysis Health Net Healthcare IT Today Bonus Features HealthCorum Healthy Alliance HIXNY Source Type: blogs

Weekly Roundup – June 25, 2022
Welcome to the first edition of the Healthcare IT Today Weekly Roundup. Each week, we’ll be providing a look back at the articles we posted and why they’re important to the healthcare IT community. We hope this gives you a chance to catch up on anything you may have missed during the week. Is Larry Ellison’s Vision of a National EHR Database Even Possible? John Lynn decided to let the dust settle a bit before offering his thoughts on what the Oracle CEO called a “National EHR Database.” The goal is certainly lofty – a full longitudinal record for a patient is well nigh impossible, as it woul...
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 25, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Brian Eastwood Tags: C-Suite Leadership Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System 1upHealth Boomi Cerner Don Rucker Ed Macosky Erik Kling Healthcare IT Today Weekly Roundup Joe Gagnon Larry Ellison Oracle Oracle Cerner Steve Hess Source Type: blogs

What ’ s Holding Up the Healthcare IT Infrastructure?
Usually we do a Fun Friday entry, but today didn’t seem like a great day to do a Fun Friday.  Although, when I saw this image shared by Aaron Miri, I thought it was the perfect middle ground of something that’s eye opening and might give you something to think about as you head into the weekend. The world of #Healthcare #IT 🧑🏾‍💻 pic.twitter.com/wIMPsSJScn — Aaron Miri (@AaronMiri) June 22, 2022 There’s a lot of truth to this graphic in technology and more specifically in health IT.  It’s amazing how many legacy projects are still powering the internet as we know it.  What’s a...
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 24, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: Healthcare IT IT Infrastructure and Dev Ops Aaron Miri Health IT Infrastructure healthcare infrastructure MUMPS Pagers Source Type: blogs

Digital Vaccines – Can This AI Tool Save Us from Ourselves?
The following is a guest article by Dr. Neecey Hudson, PhD – Founder & Chief Scientist at Hood Medicine Initiative. Pandemic preparedness has now become a paramount concern across the globe. From vaccine supply chain logistics to hospital capacity management, many nations have failed to provide competent response measures that equitably protect their citizens and reduce the spread of infection, while low and middle-income countries (LMICs) are facing enormous challenges to do so. This global crisis has tested our ability as a civilization to respond to public health emergencies and mitigate the impact of geopo...
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 24, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Guest Author Tags: Clinical Communication and Patient Experience Health IT Company Healthcare IT Bhargav Sri Prakash Carnegie Mellon Universtiy COVID-19 Digital Vaccines Dr. Neecy Hudson FriendsLearn Healthcare AI Healthcare Infodemic Hood Medicine I Source Type: blogs

Health Tech Start-up Spry Secures New Investment to Further Strengthen Its Omnichannel Patient Management Platform for Physical Therapists
The round was led by Eight Roads Ventures with participation from F-Prime Capital and Together Fund. Funds will be used to accelerate the company’s mission to build the future of practice management for physical rehabilitation Spry, an end-to-end patient and practice management SaaS platform for physical therapists, today announced that it has successfully completed a new round of funding to accelerate its mission to build the future of practice management for physical rehabilitation. With this new round, the company has raised over US $10 million to date. The round was led by Eight Roads Ventures, ...
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 24, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Healthcare IT News Tags: Health IT Company Healthcare IT Brijraj Bhuptani Carl Byers Dr. Prem Pavoor EHR Funding Eight Roads Ventures F-Prime Capital Health IT Funding Health IT Fundings Health IT Investment Manav Garg Physical Therapy Practice Managemen Source Type: blogs

Larry Ellison ’ s Vision of a National EHR Database as Part of Cerner Acquisition
A couple weeks ago, Oracle’s acquisition of Cerner closed and Oracle held an event to announce the vision for the The Future of Healthcare.  Much has been written about Larry Ellison’s vision of what he called a “National EHR Database.”  I wanted to give it a few weeks to sit before I commented, but it’s certainly worthy of comment. First, it’s worth noting that Larry Ellison’s main job as CEO of Oracle is to set the vision for the company and that includes setting the vision for what he wants Oracle to accomplish with the acquisition of Cerner.  CEOs visions at large corporatio...
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 23, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: C-Suite Leadership EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System Interoperability Cerner EHR Sharing Epic Healthcare Privacy Larry Ellison Life Sciences National EHR Database Oracle Pharma Public Health Source Type: blogs

How IoT Medical Devices Save and Improve Lives
The following is a guest article by Erik Kling, Interim Head of IoT Americas at Vodafone Business. IoT, or the Internet of Things, has transformed our homes with connected lights and smart appliances. It’s also revolutionized all areas of business, including manufacturing. Sensors connected to the internet can track goods throughout the supply chain — from sourcing materials to delivering completed products to consumers. IoT technology has improved the way we live, but its most profound impact may be in healthcare, where it’s saving lives and improving health. Before IoT revolutionized healthcare, doctors and care pr...
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 23, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Guest Author Tags: AI/Machine Learning Clinical Health IT Company Healthcare IT IT Infrastructure and Dev Ops AED American College of Cardiology Connected Defibrillators Continuous Glucose Monitors CPAP Dr. Ami Bhatt Elliot Erik Kling Healthcare AI Source Type: blogs

Featured Health IT Job: EHR Implementation Specialist
We like to regularly feature a healthcare IT job that might be of interest to readers. Today, we’re featuring the EHR Implementation Specialist position that was recently posted on Healthcare IT Central. This position was posted by Cayuga Centers and is in New York. Here’s a description of the position: Located in Harlem, NY 10037 and Auburn, NY 10321 Assist with the conversion of program procedures and documentation practices into our EHR system, Netsmart myEvolv. This position includes designing, building, maintaining, and updating all forms, processes, and applications. May also be part of the creation of b...
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 23, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Health IT Jobs Tags: Career and Jobs Healthcare IT Cayuga Centers Cayuga Centers Jobs EHR Implementation Jobs EHR Jobs EMR Implementation Jobs EMR Jobs Health IT Jobs Healthcare IT Jobs Job Seekers Source Type: blogs

Creating Conversations: Improving Access, Treatment, and Compassion for Clinician Health & Wellbeing
My dad walked into the waiting room to greet his next patient and made a bad pun (is there any other kind?) about the patient’s name. I rolled my eyes, but people loved it. Their doc knew them well enough to joke around with them. Relationships are essential to healthcare. For patients, caring relationships create […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 22, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Geri Lynn Baumblatt Tags: Administration C-Suite Leadership Clinical Healthcare IT ACP burnout Christine Bechtel Clinician Burnout clinician depression Clinician Experience clinician support clinician wellbeing Dr. Andrew Morris-Singer Elisabeth Poorman Source Type: blogs

Turning Challenges Into Opportunities: 5 Trends in Healthcare IT
The following is a guest article by Ed Macosky, Chief Innovation Officer at Boomi, the intelligent connectivity and automation leader. The COVID-19 pandemic emphasized the importance of being prepared for the worst case scenario. In the healthcare industry, organizations with deeply ingrained cultures of preparedness weathered the crisis better than those that did not have […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 22, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Guest Author Tags: Analytics/Big Data C-Suite Leadership Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System IT Infrastructure and Dev Ops Agile Health IT Ammex Boomi Chief Innovation Officer COVID-19 COVID-19 Vaccine Ed Macosky FItBit Healt Source Type: blogs

SteadyMD Acquires BlocHealth to Bolster Its Clinician Licensing and Credentialing Capabilities
SteadyMD Strategically Acquires BlocHealth’s Team, Technology, and Products to Expand Clinical Capacity for the Company and Healthcare Organizations SteadyMD, a B2B telehealth infrastructure provider that powers high-quality telehealth patient experiences for leaders and innovators in healthcare, is pleased to announce its recent strategic acquisition of BlocHealth, a leading clinician licensing, credentialing, and payer enrollment platform. With […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 22, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Healthcare IT News Tags: Administration Health IT Company Healthcare IT BlocHealth Guy Friedman Health IT Acquisitions Healthcare Credentialing Healthcare Licensing Healthcare M&A Jared S. Taylor SteadyMD Telehealth Telehealth Acquisitions Source Type: blogs

Where Are We At With FHIR? with Joe Gagnon and Dr. Don Rucker from 1upHealth
It feels like FHIR has gone through all the hype cycles you can imagine in the decade or so that FHIR’s been around.  I’ve heard FHIR described as the solution to healthcare’s woes and heard others describe its limitations.  We all know the reality is somewhere in between, but where are we at with FHIR […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 21, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System Interoperability Regulations 1upHealth Don Rucker FHIR Health Data Sharing Healthcare Interoperability Healthcare Standards Joe Gagnon ONC Population Health Source Type: blogs

Price Transparency – #HITsm Chat Topic
We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 6/21 at Noon ET (9 AM PT).  This week’s chat will be hosted by John Lynn (@techguy) from @hcittoday on the topic “Price Transparency” Most of you probably know about the CMS hospital price transparency rule that hospitals must post their pricing in […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 21, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: #HITsm Health IT Company Healthcare IT Regulations #HITsm Chat #HITsm Topics CMS CMS Fines Healthcare Pricing Hospital Price Transparency Hospital Price Transparency Fines John Lynn Source Type: blogs

InductiveHealth Informatics Announces Growth Investment Partnership With Diversis
The investment from Diversis will allow InductiveHealth to enhance its product development in ever-more innovative ways, in pursuit of their goal of stopping disease through technology. InductiveHealth Informatics, the leader in public health disease surveillance, is excited to announce a growth investment partnership with the investment firm Diversis. “This investment will allow InductiveHealth to pursue […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 21, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Healthcare IT News Tags: Analytics/Big Data Health IT Company Healthcare IT COVID-19 Diversis Health IT Funding Health IT Fundings Health IT Investment InductiveHealth Informatics Kevin Ma Matthew Dollacker Public Health Source Type: blogs