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By HIMSS TV May 10, 2018
Drew Myklegard, who leads the Veterans Affairs project, discusses with HIMSS Innovator in Residence Adam Culbertson the role outside developers are playing in finding solutions to improve the agency's care for veterans.
By Dave Muoio May 10, 2018
Avizia has announced a partnership with Regroup that will allow the telehealth company to offer comprehensive mental health services through its platform. The new telepsychiatry service will be staffed by Regroup’s provider network, and available to the health systems Avizia serves. “Like Avizia, Regroup was founded on the idea that no patient should have to worry about access to high-quality...
By Jonah Comstock May 10, 2018
Boston-based Wellist, a digital health company that helps hospitals connect their patients to non-clinical support services, has raised $10 million in its first round of institutional funding. Summation Health Ventures, a strategic healthcare investment fund affiliated with MemorialCare Health System and Cedars-Sinai Health System and .406 Ventures, a Boston-based venture capital firm, led the...
By Dave Muoio May 10, 2018
Of the hundreds of diabetes self-management apps currently available, very few have been evaluated with health outcome-focused studies, according to a recent report by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Among this subset, even fewer have been shown to actually help diabetes patients significantly improve their HbA1c levels. Prior research has shown that 16 percent of the 318,...
By Laura Lovett May 10, 2018
Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease can be isolating, but researchers at Indiana University-Purdue University (IUPUI) Indianapolis have developed a Facebook “friendsourcing” app that is designed to help caregivers connect.  The app gives caregivers a support group on Facebook where they can pose emotional and informational questions. Members of the support group can then push those...
By Dave Muoio May 9, 2018
Google has unleashed a tidal wave of product and feature updates through the ongoing Google I/O developers’ conference, and it’s no surprise that the intersection of artificial intelligence and healthcare was a recurring spotlight among them. Through keynote speeches and simultaneously released online blog posts, the company highlighted a handful of tech-driven healthcare efforts that seem to be...
By Jonah Comstock May 9, 2018
Slavitt's new gig. Former CMS Administrator Andy Slavitt is heading up Town Hall Ventures, a new healthcare investing group that officially launched yesterday. Slavitt will be joined by Trevor Price, founder of Oxeon Holdings, a retained executive search and investment firm; and David Whelan, who managed Oxeon's previous firm Oxeon Ventures. The firm already has several investments including...
By Laura Lovett May 9, 2018
Healthcare data company Innovaccer has just announced that it landed $25 million in a Series B funding round led by Westbridge Capital with participation from Lightspeed Ventures.  Innovaccer’s product InData is a unified health data integration platform that lets providers see a full patient view inside and outside of their network. Abhinav Shashank, CEO at Innovaccer, said that having data...
By HIMSS TV May 9, 2018
Babyforyou.net.ua Editor Jonah Comstock speaks with Tina Joros, general manager of the open business unit at Allscripts, about "creating a new mentality of innovation" to improve workflows and enhance patient engagement.
By HIMSS TV May 9, 2018
Santosh Mohan, head of athenahealth's More Disruption Please labs, tells Babyforyou.net.ua Editor Jonah Comstock about the potential open platforms bring to healthcare and he shares a few details on the EHR company's work with Apple.  

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