Re: Walmart Health: Just had a great dental visit this morning, which was preceded by helpful reminders from Epic, and…
Symphony Technology Group subsidiary Evidera launches a real-time analytics platform for a variety of data sources including claims, EHRs, and registries. Analysis Apps are included for such areas as drug safety, epidemiology, health economics, and comparative effectiveness.
Seattle-based data analytics firm Atigeo raises $18.4 million in a funding round led by a super-angel investor, with contributions from Ascension Ventures and other private investors. The company, which markets its XPatterns software to providers looking to jump to value-based business models, plans to double its staff over the next year.
Summit Medical Group (TN) selects Athenahealth’s AthenaCommunicator Enterprise solution to advance population health management initiatives across its 54 locations in 12 East Tennessee counties. Management services organization Summit Strategic Solutions will handle the implementation.
John Muir Health (CA) chooses Health Catalyst’s enterprise data warehouse and analytics platform.
The National Governors Association offers states advice on how to use data to better serve healthcare super users and big spenders, highlighting the success several have seen with sharing data via HIE. (I was amused to see that even the NGA lets “HER” slip into official reports.)
Genesis Accountable Physician Network and University of Texas Southwestern Clinically Affiliated Physicians partner to form the UT Southwestern Accountable Care Network in an effort to better align primary and specialty care across providers and payers. The network, made up of UT faculty physicians and independent physicians, will offer its members access to technologies for population risk stratification, predictive modeling, sophisticated disease registries, point-of-care management, and automated appointment reminders.