M&A, Financial Reports and Funding
VeriTeQ Acquisition, a provider of radio frequency identification technology, will merge with Connectyx Technologies Holdings Group, a vendor of personal health and wellness management systems, for an undisclosed sum...IMS Health, a provider of health care information, services and technology, has acquired PharmARC Analytic Solutions, a provider of commercial analytics and services to drug and medical product companies, for an undisclosed sum.
Quality Systems, a vendor of EHR, practice management and revenue cycle management applications, reported a Q3 2012 net income of $21.1 million on $112.8 million in revenue, compared with a Q3 2011 net income of $17.5 million on $91.9 million in revenue.
drchrono, a provider of point-of-care and practice management software, has secured $2.8 million in funding with contributions from multiple investors.
Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston has deployed Agfa HealthCare's imaging data storage products...MyHealth Access Network, a Beacon Community in Oklahoma, will deploy Archimedes' clinical decision support tool...the Veterans Health Administration will use Decision Simulation's virtual patient platform for education and training purposes.
Arnot Ogden Medical Center in New York has selected Surgical Information Systems' anesthesia information management system...Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston will deploy a clinical decision support application by Zynx Health Device Network...CHRISTUS Health in Texas has selected Compuware Corporation's tools for optimizing the performance of EHR systems.
Intermountain Healthcare in Utah has selected Kony Solutions' mobile application platform...CentraCare Health System in Minnesota will implement iSirona's device connectivity technology… Emergency Medicine Physicians, a nationwide medical group of emergency physicians, will provide iTriage's mobile medical application in EMP-managed emergency departments nationwide.
Product Development and Marketing
Ambir Technology, a vendor of digital capture and content integration technology, will partner with SOAPware, a developer of EHR software, to provide digital document management tools for the health care industry.
Drexel DeFord -- CIO and senior vice president at Seattle Children's Hospital -- has been appointed chair of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives' board of trustees for 2012...Eric Louie -- a vice president at Sg2, a health care data analytics and consulting firm -- has been named chief medical officer of the company...Robert Watkins -- vice president and corporate controller at Mediware Information Systems, a provider of health care software -- has been named CFO of the company.
Peter Neupert -- former executive at Microsoft Health Solutions Group -- will become an operating partner at Health Evolution Partners, a venture capital firm launched by former National Coordinator for Health IT David Brailer...Amy Dellamora Amick -- former general manager of worldwide services at Microsoft Health Solutions Group -- has been named COO at health IT firm MedQuist Holdings; MedQuist COO Michael Clark has been named executive vice president of global sales for the company.
Noel Williams -- president of IT services, senior vice president and CIO at the Hospital Corporation of America -- will retire in May 2012...Michael Jackman -- former executive at iSOFT, Carestream Health and Eastman Kodak Company's Health Group -- has been named vice president and general manager of specialty solutions at GE Healthcare IT...Pamela Lane -- vice president of health informatics at the California Hospital Association -- has been named deputy secretary of California's health information exchange.
Samantha Burch -- director of health care policy and research at the Federation of American Hospitals -- has been named vice president of quality and health IT at the organization...Ben Chodor -- former senior vice president of global streaming and virtual events at InterCall, a business conferencing provider -- has been named CEO of Happtique, a mobile health application store.