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DICOM Grid, a leading provider of cloud-based medical image exchange solutions, has been awarded a grant to bring image sharing capabilities to the Massachusetts Health Information Exchange (HIway).  The grant, awarded to DICOM Grid by the Massachusetts eHealth Institute at the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (MeHI), will fund the development of a standards-based interface that can be used by providers to access and exchange images over the Mass HIE.

SAN FRANCISCO-- Imprivata®, a leading global provider of healthcare IT security solutions, today introduced Imprivata OneSign® ProveID Embedded to enhance fast, secure No Click Access® to electronic medical records (EMRs) and other clinical applications within virtual desktop environments. Imprivata partners HP and IGEL Technology will integrate Imprivata OneSign ProveID Embedded directly into the firmware of their thin and zero clients, providing customers with an out-of-the-box solution for delivering seamless access to clinical applications and patient information at the point of care. Imprivata will showcase OneSign ProveID Embedded along with its single sign-on (SSO), authentication management and HIPAA-compliant secure text messaging solutions in booth #216 at this week’s VMworld® 2013 in San Francisco.

August 26, 2013, Carrollton, GA — A new, cloud-based care coordination platform developed by Greenway Medical Technologies and Rose Medical Group will deliver advanced continuity-of-care capabilities to Denver-area patients served by Rose Medical Group physicians and HCA HealthONE Rose Medical Center.

YARDLEY, Pa.-- Krames StayWell, the nation’s largest provider of patient and consumer education and population health management solutions, today announced that its Integrated Patient Education Solution has joined the Greenway Medical Technologies online Marketplace as a certified API solution for users of Greenway’s PrimeSUITE platform.

TORONTO, Aug. 21, 2013 - NexJ Systems Inc., (TSX: NXJ) a provider of cloud-based software, delivering enterprise solutions for the financial services, insurance, and healthcare industries today announced the Massachusetts eHealth Institute (MeHI) at the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative has awarded NexJ a grant to advance the value of the Commonwealth's health information exchange (HIE), called the Massachusetts Health Information Highway (Mass HIway) through direct engagement by the patient.

DETROIT, Aug. 21, 2013 -- The Southeast Michigan Beacon Community (SEMBC) today announced that it has named Quest Diagnostics its first provider of diagnostic information services for BeaconLink2Health, SEMBC's Health Information Exchange (HIE). Under the agreement, clinical laboratory test results from Quest Diagnostics will now be accessible through the electronic health records of physicians and other health care providers participating in BeaconLink2Health.

DULUTH, Minn.-- Community Health Information Collaborative (CHIC), Minnesota’s state-certified Health Information Organization, is pleased to announce a partnership with Orion Health. CHIC has selected Orion Health technology to power HIE-Bridge, Minnesota’s state-certified health information exchange (HIE) that allows providers to locate and access key clinical information that is vital when making medical decisions. Through HIE-Bridge, health providers across Minnesota have access to authorized patient information through a secure web-based information exchange platform. CHIC’s overall objective of partnering with Orion Health is to enhance clinical care coordination between all healthcare organizations and eligible providers to improve patient outcomes, save patient and provider time, and to conserve precious healthcare dollars.

Burlington, MA, August 20, 2013 -- Qstream, provider of an acclaimed mobile platform widely used for professional healthcare education, today announced that several major medical centers and healthcare leaders have purchased Qstream’s solution for use in the ongoing education of physicians and clinicians on a range of topics, including patient safety, infection control, emergency medicine, palliative care and advanced life support.

South San Francisco, August 20, 2013 – First Databank (FDB), the leading provider of clinical drug knowledge that helps improve medication-related decisions and patient outcomes, today announced that an affiliate of FDB has acquired Design Clinicals, Inc., a healthcare information technology company dedicated to providing clinician-friendly solutions for improving medication reconciliation and the delivery of patient care. Design Clinicals, based in Seattle, Washington, began operations in 2005, is led by founder and CEO Dewey Howell, MD, PhD, a practicing family physician turned healthcare information technology software developer.

PITTSBURGH -- The Center for Connected Medicine, a collaborative executive briefing center showcasing the transformation of health care, today welcomed KARL STORZ as its newest strategic partner. Specializing in state-of-the-art technologies for minimally invasive surgery as well as EHR-compatible operating room integration and information management solutions, KARL STORZ becomes the 14th partner of the Center for Connected Medicine.

RIVERSIDE, Calif.-- Inland Empire Health Information Exchange (IEHIE) announced today that it has formed a partnership with Prime Healthcare Services that will link patient health information to all of Prime HealthCare Services’ hospitals across the country. Prime HealthCare Services brings an additional twenty-three (23) Hospitals across five (5) states including fourteen (14) in California to IEHIE’s existing population of hospitals, providers and health plans. IEHIE offers an enhanced Health Information Exchange (HIE) service, which allows doctors, clinics, hospitals and other healthcare providers to electronically review and access medical records, resulting in timely, safer and improved quality of healthcare for patients, particularly those in underserved and disadvantaged populations.

Apollo Beach, FL, August 19, 2013-- Today, LaunchMed, LLC announced the launch of their end-to-end CMS data handling service, a value added service that is part of the LaunchStar™ ACO Solution, designed for Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) participating in the Medicare Shared Savings Program.

MIAMI & BOSTON-- CareCloud, the fastest-growing provider of cloud-based practice management, electronic health records (EHR), and medical billing software and services, today announced it has secured an additional $9 million from Adams Street Partners as part of the Company’s Series B financing round. On June 18, 2013, CareCloud announced it had secured $20 million in Series B funding, led by Tenaya Capital and included existing investors Intel Capital and Norwest Venture Partners. This additional funding was the result of continued interest from investors to participate in CareCloud’s latest round, which is now closed at $29 million, and brings CareCloud’s total funding to $55 million. Adams Street Partners is one of the world’s largest managers of private equity for institutional investors and currently manages over $25 billion of committed capital for institutional investors.

NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2013 -- The New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) announced today that Mana Health, a New York City-based Health IT start-up, was awarded the vendor contract to build the Patient Portal for New Yorkers. The portal is a website through which New Yorkers will be able to access their healthcare records safely and securely online.

LOUISVILLE, Ky.-- Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), one of the nation’s leading health and well-being companies, recently announced its partnership with Greenway Medical Technologies, Inc. to provide integrated technology to primary care providers, which will help doctors and payers exchange clinical information.

SAO PAULO, Aug. 9, 2013 -- Intensifying competition among private hospitals in Brazil has compelled them to use advanced clinical systems as a market differentiator, thereby driving the uptake of electronic medical records (EMR). The need to reduce expenses in both public and private hospitals has further fuelled EMR installations in the country.

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DataMotion (www.datamotion.com), an innovative health information service provider (HISP) with more than 14 years of experience in secure data delivery, today announced that East Tennessee Health Information Network (etHIN) has selected its DataMotion Direct secure messaging service.

 

JACKSON, Tenn. & BLOOMFIELD, Conn.--First-year results from Cigna's (NYSE: CI) collaborative accountable care initiative with The Jackson Clinic indicate that the program is showing progress toward achieving the “triple aim” of improved health, affordability and patient experience. The Jackson Clinic serves over 5,500 individuals covered by a Cigna health plan and has shown significantly positive results in delivering quality care while controlling total medical cost trend.

ORANGE, Calif.--St. Joseph Hospital has been awarded a $710,252 grant from UnitedHealthcare to help implement St. Joseph Hospital’s electronic health record (EHR) system that will connect 27 community clinics throughout Orange County to improve care delivery to local patients.

Puget Sound Institute of Pathology (PSIP) has partnered with McKesson Business Performance Services (BPS) to reduce billing expenses and gain access to comprehensive business support services.

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