Health IT Business News – October 14, 2021
NextGate Achieves ISO 27001 Certification for Information Security Management Systems
NextGate (@NextGate), a company in identity modernization and data transformation in healthcare, announced it has achieved ISO/IEC 27001:2013 (ISO 27001) certification, recognizing its commitment to the security, confidentiality, integrity, and availability of sensitive health-related patient and customer information.
Qgiv, a Sphere Company, Receives 14 G2 Awards
Qgiv, a Sphere Company (@SphereCommerce) and provider of nonprofit fundraising technology, has again received multiple awards in G2’s fundraising software category, including the Best Results overall award for the third consecutive year, Best Support, Leader, Momentum Leader, Best ROI, Fastest Implementation, Easiest to Use, and High Performer. G2, a top peer-to-peer business review site, ranks Qgiv in each of these areas quarterly based on reviews from verified Qgiv users.
UBERDOC and StressPal Partner to Provide Resilience Training to Physicians, Nurses and Medical Practice Workers
UBERDOC (@findanuberdoc) and StressPal (@Stress_Pal) announced a strategic partnership to bring StressPal Frontline: Essential Resilience Self-Care and Burnout Prevention, a continuing medical education program and robust peer-support platform, to UBERDOC’s physician members at a discounted rate.
Curebase, Digital Therapeutics Alliance Announce Partnership to Accelerate Adoption of DTx Products
Curebase (@CurebaseDCT), a company committed to democratizing access to clinical studies, and the Digital Therapeutics Alliance (DTA), a global non-profit trade association with the mission of broadening the understanding, adoption, and integration of digital therapeutics into healthcare, announced a research and education partnership designed to help digital therapeutics (DTx) organizations conduct effective clinical trials.
IntelyCare Partners With TaskHuman to Help Nurses Put Their Wellbeing First
IntelyCare (@intelycare), a staffing platform for nursing professionals seeking post-acute per-diem positions, announced that it is furthering its commitment to the wellbeing of its nurses by teaming up with TaskHuman, an app that connects users to a global community of live specialists in nearly 1,000 categories of daily work and personal life. The partnership gives all IntelyPros – the nurses and nursing assistants that work for IntelyCare – unlimited, free-of-charge access to group and one-on-one coaching sessions.
Wellworks For You Acquires Orthus Health, LLC to Provide an All-In-One Corporate Wellness Solutions
Wellworks For You (@WellworksForYou), a global health and wellbeing management and technology company, announced they have acquired the assets of Orthus Health, LLC. This combination will provide an optimized, clinically oriented wellness solution for their clients and partners. It also expands the range of products and services available to their customers to include the Know Your Number Health Risk Assessment, Data Analytics for medical and pharmacy claims, a comprehensive diabetes management platform, and COVID vaccination and symptom tracking software.
Tesis Labs Raises $20 Million in Growth Equity Capital to Expand Clinical Capacity
Tesis Labs (@TesisLabs), a targeted genetic sequencing company, announced $20 million of growth equity financing at a post-money valuation of $520 million. The round was led by Xcellerant 1 TLC, LLC, an investment group headed by John Shufeldt, M.D.,
Central Logic Integrates Offering and Rebrands to ABOUT™, Signaling Move to Maximize a Connected Network of Care
Central Logic (@ABOUT_est2005) announced the integration of two earlier acquisitions with their core solution. The integration of Ensocare (which automates the inpatient referral process to post-acute care [PAC]) and Acuity Link (a provider of transportation communications and logistics management software) into the Central Logic portfolio creates an end-to-end solution for orchestrating patient access across the healthcare continuum.
IBH rebrands to Uprise Health and expands services to address accelerating mental health needs
IBH, a provider of mental health services and technology, rebranded as Uprise Health. Simultaneously, the Company announced a market-leading, enhanced digital-first mental health and wellbeing offering that reduces healthcare costs for employers and health plans.
AniV8 announces oversubscribed pre-seed funding round
AniV8, a developer of clinical sensor technology to diagnose and monitor diseases affecting companion animals, announced the completion of its pre-seed funding round, which closed significantly above its original target. The funds raised will enable AniV8 to conduct larger clinical studies using its unique technology and accelerate product development and commercialization.
Activ Surgical Secures $45 Million in Series B Funding Led by Cota Capital
Activ Surgical™, a digital surgery pioneer, announced that it has raised $45 million in a Series B financing round. The Series B round was led by Cota Capital, a multi-stage investment firm focused on private and public modern enterprise technology companies.
Zelis Fortifies Mission to Transform Healthcare Payments with Refreshed Brand and Strengthened Purpose
Zelis (@ZelisHealthcare), a payments company in healthcare, has announced a refreshed brand and mission statement to align with its culture, business objectives, and expanded offerings to address major recent legislative change.
Ontario Systems Announces Rebrand and Name Change to Finvi
Ontario Systems (@TeamFinvi), a provider of enterprise workflow automation software built to accelerate revenue recovery and remove friction from the payments process for clients in the accounts receivable management (ARM), healthcare, and government markets announced the company will change its name to Finvi (pronounced fin · vī) and update its corporate logo.
Pivot Point Consulting Issues Q4 2021 Quarterly Trends Report
Pivot Point Consulting (@pivotpc) released the latest edition of its Quarterly Pivot report. The insights and innovations included in the report outline where the healthcare industry stands in the final quarter of the year.
Cynerio Launches First IoT Device Security Solution for Small and Rural Hospitals
Cynerio (@cynerio), a provider of healthcare IoT cybersecurity, announced the launch of Cynerio Now!, the first healthcare industry specific solution to help small hospitals reduce risks to medical IoT devices.
Bamboo Health Achieves HITRUST CSF® Certification to Further Mitigate Risk in Third-Party Privacy, Security, and Compliance
Bamboo Health (@bamboohlth), a provider of cloud-based software and analytics solutions focused on whole person care coordination, announced that its Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) platform and behavioral health capacity management and referral technology have earned Certified status for meeting requirements of the HITRUST CSF® Assurance Program.
Lightbeam Health’s Version 3.5 Care Management Module Alleviates Burden and Restores Patient-Centered Care
Lightbeam Health Solutions (@LightbeamHealth), a provider of end-to-end population health management solutions and services, recently announced Version 3.5 of the Lightbeam platform, including the enhanced version of its Care Management Module.
Updox Launches Online Payment Solution, Powered by PaySimple, to Help Practices Optimize Revenue and Improve Efficiency
Updox (@updox), an EverCommerce (Nasdaq: EVCM) solution and complete healthcare communication platform for in-person and virtual care, announced the release of Updox Payments, powered by PaySimple, EverCommerce’s payments management solution for service-based businesses. Updox Payments provides a simple, quick way to request and collect patient payments from any location or device.
Privia Health Uses Kyruus’ Digital Patient Access Platform to Help Empower Consumers and Drive Practice Growth
Kyruus (@kyruus), a company in provider search and scheduling solutions for healthcare organizations, announced that Privia Health is now utilizing the Kyruus ProviderMatch® platform to help current and prospective patients more easily discover the Privia providers who best match their needs and self-book appointments on Privia’s website.
AdhereHealth Joins Forces with Health Connect America to Support Medication Adherence Among Patients Managing Mental and Behavioral Health Conditions
AdhereHealth (@AdhereHealth), a healthcare technology provider of medication adherence insights and health outcomes, announced a new partnership with Health Connect America (HCA), a multi-state mental and behavioral health services manager.
Vim Partners With Anthem Blue Cross And Providence St. Joseph Health For Tech-Enabled Performance Acceleration In Value-Based Care Program
Vim (@getvim), a technology company building digital infrastructure for U.S. healthcare, has entered a new value-based care partnership between Anthem Blue Cross (Anthem) and Providence St. Joseph Health System (PSJHS) in Southern California. Vim will be deploying its point-of-care technology which will assist providers in delivering high quality care and a better patient experience while lowering overall costs.
Cancer Treatment Centers of America Selects Lyniate as Strategic Interoperability Solution, Putting Patients at the Center of Innovation
Lyniate (@lyniate), a trusted connector of healthcare worldwide, announced that Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA), a premier national oncology network of hospitals and outpatient care centers, has selected Lyniate Corepoint as its strategic interoperability solution to support rapid growth and ongoing innovation initiatives designed to put patients at the center of care.
SCL Health Partners with Luna to Provide At-Home Outpatient Physical Therapy in Denver
Luna (@getlunacare), a provider of on-demand physical therapy, announced a partnership with SCL Health to deliver outpatient rehabilitation care in the home setting throughout the greater Denver service area. Via the partnership with Luna, SCL Health patients will conveniently schedule and receive physical therapy in the comforaret of their own home.
Making the Cut, Milestones, Accolades, Awards and More
Biofourmis Named 2021 DPHARM Idol Disrupt Winner
Biofourmis (@biofourmis), a Boston-based global leader in digital therapeutics and virtual care that powers personalized predictive care, has been named the winner of the 2021 DPHARM Idol Disrupt event. The award recognizes disruptive innovations to advance clinical research by reducing the burden to patients and investigators, streamlining processes, and ultimately delivering therapeutics to patients faster.
Fortified Health Security Named a Top Outsourcing Vendor for Cybersecurity by Black Book Research
Fortified Health Security (@FortifiedHITSec), Healthcare’s Cybersecurity Partner® (“Fortified”), announced that it once again has been named Black Book Research Top-Ranked Outsourcing Vendor for Cybersecurity in 2021 following the release of the Black Book Research 2021 Survey results.