Health IT Business News Roundup for the Week of August 22, 2014

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M&A, Financial Reports and Funding

MedAssets, a medical technology and consulting firm, has acquired Sg2, a health care analytics provider, for $142 million. 

Listrunner, a developer of mobile applications for physicians, has raised $500,000 from undisclosed investors...Atonarp, a provider of medical sensor devices, has raised $8 million in a funding round led by Walden Riverwood Ventures...PokitDok, a provider of a medical claims data tracking platform, has raised $1.35 million in a funding round from several investors...Healthsense -- a provider of emergency response, remote monitoring and wellness management tools --  has raised $10 million in a funding round led by Mansa Capital.

Comprehend Systems, a clinical trial data and analytics software provider, has raised $21 million in a funding round led by Lightspeed Partners...Azumio, a mobile health application developer, has raised $916,000 in funding from undisclosed investors...HealthPrize, a medication adherence system developer, has raised $3 million in a funding round led by Mansa Capital...Array Health, a developer of software for private health insurance exchanges, has raised $9 million...Avizia, a telemedicine technology firm, has raised $2 million in a funding round led by NextGen Angels.

Contracts

CDC has awarded Dell a five-year contract worth at least $120 million to provide the agency with IT infrastructure, application and user support services...the Arizona State Physicians Association has selected MEDSEEK's care management tools...Missouri-based South County Radiologists has selected McKesson's revenue cycle management software...Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, an academic medical center and health network, has selected Explorys' cloud-based analytics platform...Baystate Health, a not-for-profit health care organization in Massachusetts, has selected Premier's data warehousing and businesses intelligence systems.

Product Development and Marketing

Vidyo will integrate its Web-based video conferencing tool into AMD Global Technologies' Web-based clinical telemedicine system...HealthSpot will expand its cloud-based health care software to 100 community pharmacies under a partnership with CareSource, a not-for-profit managed care company in Ohio...Netsmart will integrate its behavioral EHR system with Allscripts' ambulatory EHR system...Health Intelligence Company has agreed to share its health data with KPMG, an audit, tax and advisory consulting firm...Dignity Health has partnered with SAS, a business data analytics software and services provider, to provide predictive analytics services...Microsoft has partnered with TracFone Wireless to provide a mobile health management system.

Personnel

Michael Morrison -- a board member and advisor at Virtus Communications, a wireless support services firm -- has been named chief technology officer and senior vice president of product development at Pulse Systems, a provider of EHR, practice management and revenue cycle management systems...John Ulett, former vice president of financial and information management systems at Tennessee-based Community HealthCare Systems, has been named vice president and CIO at CentraState Healthcare System in New Jersey...Asif Ahmad -- CEO and director of Anthelio Healthcare Solutions, a provider of Analytics, EHR and health information management systems -- has been named to the board of directors at Hanger, a provider of orthotic and prosthetic products...the Austin chapter of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society has elected Joshua Berman, marketing communications director at data center OnRamp, to its board of directors...Tom Skelton -- former CEO of Foundation Radiology Group -- has been name CEO of Surescripts, a health information network.


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