M&A, Financial Reports and Funding
ADP, a human resources, payroll and benefits administration firm, has acquired AdvancedMD, a developer of practice management and EHR software, for an undisclosed amount...Health IT firm McKesson has acquired U.K.-based health IT company System C for $139.9 million.
University of Colorado Hospital's neonatal intensive care unit has selected GE Healthcare's CARESCAPE Monitor B850 bedside monitoring system...Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association, Hawaii Healthcare Information Corporation and Missouri Hospital Association will purchase DataGen's KeySTATS health care data analytics system...St. Joseph Health System in California will deploy AT&T's Telepresence Solution telehealth technology.
Lake Regional Medical Group in Missouri has selected EHR consulting firm GroupOne Health Source to help it implement eClinicalWorks' EHR system; California Health Information Partnership and Services Organization has selected eClinicalWorks as the first of its EHR vendor partners...Vermont Information Technology Leaders, which operates the state's health information exchange, has selected Medicity's health data exchange applications.
Bethesda Health Group in St. Louis has deployed Cerner's Skilled Nursing Facility software platform...UC Health in Cincinnati will purchase Epic System's EHR system...the Department of Veterans Affairs has selected Harris Corporation to provide software engineering and support for VA's VistA EHR system...Good Samaritan Hospital in Indiana has selected eMix's cloud-based medical data sharing service...Tennessee-based Erlanger Health System will implement GE Healthcare's health data exchange tools.
Baylor Medical Center at Frisco in Texas has purchased PatientKeeper's clinical and medical documentation software products...Albemarle Health in North Carolina has selected iMDsoft's MetaVision anesthesia information management system...APAC Partners, a provider of health care management services, has selected SourceMedical's Vision Enterprise and Vision EHR products for its physician practices.
Product Development and Marketing
Elsevier/MEDai, a health information services firm, and dbMotion, a provider of health interoperability systems, have formed a partnership to deliver health analytics systems to health care providers and insurers...Toolwire, an experiential learning software provider, and the Midwest Community College Health IT Consortium have partnered to provide EHR implementation training to 17 colleges in 10 Midwestern states.
RemitDATA, a provider of health care revenue management software, has partnered with health data provider TransUnion Healthcare to provide TransUnion customers with access to RemitDATA's TITAN reimbursement platform...CVS Caremark and ActiveHealth Management have announced a three-year agreement to apply ActiveHealth's evidence-based clinical tools to CVS Caremark's pharmacy claims to identify opportunities for improved pharmacy care.
Deborah Gage -- former president and CEO of GTESS Corporation, a provider of health care payment applications -- has been named president and CEO of health management systems provider MEDecision...Luis Kuo -- former vice president of sales at health integration firm Interfaceware -- has been appointed COO of Medical Care Technologies, a developer of medical information services.
Ali Rashidee -- executive director for safety and risk management at Quantros, a health care software and services provider -- has been re-elected as co-chair of the patient safety work group for Health Level Seven International, a health IT standards developer...Jason Portnoy -- former vice president of financial planning and analysis at PayPal -- has been named CFO of EHR provider Practice Fusion.
Aaron Daniels -- former vice president and CFO of defense technology company Argon ST -- has been named executive vice president and CFO of Cognosante, a developer of health information programs...Thomas Stepka -- previously Cognosante's chief administrative and financial officer -- has been promoted to executive vice president and COO of the firm.
Cynthia Nustad -- former vice president of architecture and technology for insurer Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield -- has been named CIO of HMS, a provider of health benefits integrity services...Bob Betts has been named regional vice president of the newly launched Canadian unit for maxIT Healthcare, a health IT consulting firm.