M&A, Financial Reports and Funding
ERT, a provider of health outcomes research services, will acquire Invivodata, a provider of electronic patient-reported outcomes products and services, for an undisclosed sum...23andMe, a personal genetics company, has acquired CureTogether, an online patient community and health information portal, for an undisclosed sum...iMedX, a software provider for the health care industry, has completed its purchase of Electronic Medical Transcription Services, a provider of clinical document management technology, for an undisclosed sum.
John Muir Health in California has started implementing Epic's EHR system; Baptist Memorial Health Care in Tennessee also has selected Epic's EHR system...Southwest Community Health Center in Connecticut will deploy NextGen Healthcare Information Systems' ambulatory EHR, practice management and electronic dental record systems...Memphis Obstetrics & Gynecological Association in Tennessee has selected MED3OOO's EHR system...Kern Health System in California has selected Dell's health IT modernization services...South Hills Radiology Associates in Pittsburgh has selected McKesson's revenue management system.
The Jacobs Engineering Group -- a provider of technical, professional and construction services -- has been selected to provide IT services to HHS, NIH and other federal agencies...Guadalupe County Hospital in New Mexico has deployed Medsphere Systems' EHR system...Wayne Pharmacy and Respiratory Home Care in North Carolina has selected Authentidate Holding's care order processing tool....Springhill Medical Center in Louisiana has selected Quture's clinical performance measurement application...Hacienda HealthCare in Phoenix has selected Healthland's EHR system...EHR Pathway, a health IT and consulting company, has selected Connectria Hosting's software hosting and management tools.
Product Development and Marketing
The Maryland Addictions Directors Council has partnered with Qualifacts Systems, a provider of software-as-a-service EHR and billing systems, to offer Qualifacts' EHR services to MADC member agencies...Healthrageous, a digital health management firm, has partnered with pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim to provide a diabetes self-management program.
Winola Lake, a health IT services provider, is partnering with software company STAT Ticket to offer a hospital issue reporting system...The American College of Radiology has partnered with the National Decision Support Company to provide a technical platform, support and licensing for ACR's standard criteria for imaging protocols... EHR provider Allscripts and biopharmaceutical services firm Quintiles have announced an agreement to develop software tools that could improve the drug development process.
Joseph McCahill -- former graphic user interface designer at America Online -- has been named Web and mobile product manager at PerfectServe, a clinical communication services provider...Gene Cattarina -- former CEO of Impulse Monitoring, a provider of outsourced intraoperative neuromonitoring systems -- has been named CEO at Capsule Tech, a provider of medical device connectivity tools...Phillip Keough -- president of Millennium Pharmacy Systems, a provider of advanced drug management and technology services -- has been named CEO of the company and member of its board of directors.
David Winn -- founder and board chair at e-MDs, an EHR and practice management software developer -- has been named CEO of the company; Winn replaces Michael Stearns, who was dismissed from the position...Carl Schneider -- former vice president of sales and marketing at HMS, a wholly-owned subsidiary of HMS Holdings, a vendor of health insurance software services -- has been named senior vice president of sales at CSS Health Technologies, a provider of IT tools for rural and community hospitals.
Chris Hunter -- former president and CEO of Onlife Health, a health and wellness subsidiary of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Tennessee -- has been named senior vice president and president of the physician market group at the TriZetto Group, a provider of revenue cycle management and claims processing software... Denise Tauriello -- former senior associate with consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton -- has been named director of health IT for Guident, an IT firm...Jim Doggett -- chief technology risk officer at Kaiser Permanente -- has been elected to the Health Information Trust Alliance's Executive Council.