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MassMutual Ventures Announces USD $100 Million Second Fund for Southeast Asia | Business Wire | 1/21/2020

BOSTON & SINGAPORE- MassMutual Ventures (MMV) announced today that it has launched a second fund of $100 million for Southeast Asia, bringing its total capital under management to USD $350 million across four funds – two USD $100M funds in the U.S. and USD $150M in Southeast Asia across two funds. One year after establishing MassMutual Ventures Southeast Asia (MMV SEA) , the Singapore-based team will continue to build on its successful …

Patient Satisfaction

Calibrater Health Celebrates 12 Million Patient Satisfaction Surveys Sent Via HIPAA-Compliant Text Message Platform | PRWeb | 1/20/2020

Calibrater Health Celebrates 12 Million Patient Satisfaction Surveys Sent Via HIPAA-Compliant Text Message Platform Share Article The company’s 30-40% response rate translates into a strong flow of actionable insights to improve patient experience and grow healthcare businesses. NEW YORK Calibrater Health, the leading feedback management platform for multi-unit healthcare businesses, announced today the milestone of 12 million patient satisfaction surveys. Calibrater’s tool provides immediate feedback to doctors and …

Telehealth

Canadian Physiotherapy Association Names Physitrack as Patient Engagement and Telehealth Partner | Business Wire | 1/20/2020

OTTAWA, Canada- The Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA) has announced it will partner with Physitrack, the global patient connectivity and Telehealth provider, to deliver its platform for remote patient engagement to its growing Membership of more than 15,000 Physiotherapists. The announcement is a significant milestone for Physitrack and the first time a North American national professional body partners with the company. John-Paul Cody-Cox, the CPA CEO says, “We’re delighted …

Clinical Research

Greenphire Expands ConneX Global Travel Solution to Further Support Clinical Trial Participation and Retention Worldwide | PR Newswire | 1/20/2020

… becomes more personalized, trials often require highly-specific patient populations, and travel is often required. Sometimes, potential patients are excluded simply because they cannot make it to the site’s physical location,” said Society for Clinical Research Sites ( SCRS ) President, Casey Orvin . “It is critical that sites are able to access a wider patient pool, and have tools they can use to ease this concern. Traveling to participate in a trial …

Population Health

Jazz Pharmaceuticals Receives EU Marketing Authorisation for Sunosi® (solriamfetol) for Excessive Daytime Sleepiness in Adults with Narcolepsy or Obstructive Sleep Apnea | PR Newswire | 1/20/2020

… Schedules of Controlled Substances: Placement of Solriamfetol in Schedule IV. Available at: https://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/fed_regs/rules/2019/fr0617_3.htm Last accessed July 2019 . Young et al. Epidemiology of Obstructive Sleep Apnea A Population Health Perspective. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2002;165(9):1217–1239. American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Central disorders of hypersomnolence. In: The International Classification of Sleep Disorders - Third Edition (ICSD-3 …

Regenerative Medicine

Gene Therapy Market Worth $13.0 Billion by 2024 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™ | PR Newswire | 1/20/2020

CHICAGO , Jan. 20, According to the new market research report “ Gene Therapy Market by Vectors [Non-viral (Oligonucleotides), Viral (Retroviral (Gammaretroviral, Lentiviral), Adeno-associated], Indication (Cancer, Neurological Diseases), Delivery Method (In Vivo, Ex Vivo), Region - Global Forecast to 2024” , published by MarketsandMarkets™, is projected to reach USD 13.0 billion by 2024 from USD 3.8 billion in 2019, at a CAGR of 27.8% from 2019 to 2024. Download PDF Brochure: https …

Geisinger

New Pulmonary Rehab at The Gardens at Orangeville Provides Relief to Bloomsburg Respiratory Patients | PR Newswire | 1/20/2020

… skills and techniques they’ve been taught to maintain a healthy lifestyle. The Gardens at Orangeville is a 120-bed nursing and rehabilitation facility in Orangeville , just outside of Bloomsburg, PA and ten miles from Geisinger Medical Center. The Gardens at Orangeville offers short-term rehabilitation – including physical, occupational, and speech therapies – as well as long-term care and respiratory rehab care. Contact: SOURCE The Gardens at Orangeville …

Medline

Global Surgical Drains/Wound Drainage Market Forecast to Reach Over US$1.4 Billion by 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com | Business Wire | 1/20/2020

… Competitors identified in this market include: B. Braun Melsungen AG BARD, A Becton, Dickinson Company Cardinal Health, Inc. ConvaTec, Inc. Cook Medical LLC Degania Silicone Ltd. (Degania Medical) Ethicon US LLC Global Medikit Ltd. Medline Industries, Inc. Medtronic PLC Poly Medicure Ltd. Redax SpA Romsons International Stryker Corporation Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. Key Topics Covered: I. METHODOLOGY II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 1. MARKET OVERVIEW Global Competitor Market Shares Surgical Drains/Wound …

Revenue Cycle Management

Forcura Drives Interoperability for Post-Acute Health Industry with Record Setting Year | PRWeb | 1/20/2020

… of record with a click. This efficient process enables better and safer patient care since clinicians will now have the information necessary to begin and maintain treatment plans. The integration also optimizes our clients’ revenue cycle management with a fully digital orders management process that reconciles outstanding orders and initiates billing within the EHR. Driving interoperability for the post-acute industry remains a significant goal for Forcura, now entering its …

Patient Engagement Solutions Market

Global Patient Engagement Solutions Market 2020-2024 | Evolving Opportunities With Cerner Corp. and athenahealth Inc. | Technavio | Business Wire | 1/18/2020

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan 17, 2020– The global patient engagement solutions market is poised to grow by USD 18.36 billion during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of almost 18% during the forecast period. Request Free Sample Pages This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200117005288/en/ Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled global patient engagement solutions market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business …

Autism Therapy

Leading Provider of Applied Behavior Analysis for Autism Announces New Location in Houston, Texas | PRWeb | 1/18/2020

Leading Provider of Applied Behavior Analysis for Autism Announces New Location in Houston, Texas Share Article Therapy and Beyond, a leading provider of autism treatment for individuals, will expand its applied behavior analysis and autism therapy programs to a new location in Sugar Land, TX. Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) programs can help increase language and communication skills, as well as help individuals develop healthy social and coping behaviors. Therapy and …

Rock Health

Venture capital and health system investors are bullish on tech startups | Modern Healthcare | 1/18/2020

… been a growing area for investment in the past decade. Digital health startups have raised $39.5 billion since 2011, with 40% of that raised in 2018 and 2019 alone, according to a report from Rock Health , an early-stage digital health venture fund that also compiles research on the sector. In 2019, more than 600 investors poured $7.4 billion into 359 digital health startups. Those dollars can serve as food …

CipherHealth

Global Patient Engagement Solutions Market 2020-2024 | Evolving Opportunities With Cerner Corp. and athenahealth Inc. | Technavio | Business Wire | 1/18/2020

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan 17, 2020– The global patient engagement solutions market is poised to grow by USD 18.36 billion during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of almost 18% during the forecast period. Request Free Sample Pages This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200117005288/en/ Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled global patient engagement solutions market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business …

Tele-ICU

Advanced ICU Care Launches Tele-ICU Services with The Regional Medical Center | PR Newswire | 1/17/2020

ST. LOUIS Advanced ICU Care , the nation’s leading provider of high-acuity telemedicine services, announced that The Regional Medical Center (RMC), a non-profit hospital providing leading-edge care in Orangeburg, SC , has implemented the company’s tele-ICU care services. The tele-ICU care will support patients in the hospital’s Intensive Care Unit and Coronary Care Unit. RMC’s mission is to deliver high quality, compassionate care to every patient, every …

CareCentrix

CareCentrix Taps Synzi to Connect Patients to Post-Acute Care Services | Business Wire | 1/17/2020

HARTFORD, Conn. & ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.- CareCentrix , the leader in home-based and post-acute care (PAC) solutions, announced today it has entered a strategic alliance with Synzi , a leading technology enabler for post-acute care. The alliance creates virtual delivery of post-acute services to deeply personalize the work that CareCentrix already does caring for patients. “After an acute episode patients just want to go home. Our goal is to …

Gateway Health

Gateway Health celebrates MLK’s Legacy in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia | PR Newswire | 1/17/2020

PITTSBURGH , Jan. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – To honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy, Gateway Health is joining Highmark Health’s Black Organization for Leadership and Development Business Resource Group and the American Diabetes Association to sponsor the MLK 2020 Commemorative Breakfast. The Commemorative Breakfast will be held in Pittsburgh on Monday, January 20, 2020 , from 8 - 10:30 a.m. During the event, members of the community, Gateway Health associates, and Highmark …

Bon Secours Mercy Health

Bon Secours Mercy Health invests in Lirio artificial intelligence platform | Healthcare IT News | 1/17/2020

… Secours Mercy Health has signed an agreement with Tennessee-based behavior change startup Lirio, making a direct investment to further develop its artificial intelligence platform. WHY IT MATTERS In addition to the strategic investment, Bon Secours Mercy Health CEO John Starcher will join Lirio’s board, according to the Cincinnati-based health system, which has more than 1,000 care sites across seven U.S. states and in Ireland. Together, the two organizations …

NCQA Credentialing

American Well clinical partner Online Care Group receives NCQA credentialing accreditation | Becker’s Hospital Review | 1/17/2020

American Well clinical partner Online Care Group receives NCQA credentialing accreditation Jackie Drees - American Well’s clinical partner Online Care Group received accreditation in credentialing from the National Committee for Quality Assurance, according to a Jan. 16 news release. Four notes: 1. The NCQA accreditation is valid through December 2022. It is the third time Online Care Group has received the accreditation. 2. Online Care Group received the accreditation for its …

Allegheny Health Network, Pittsburgh PA

Allegheny Health Network Expands ‘Healthy Food Center’ Program to Allegheny General Hospital | PRWeb | 1/17/2020

… region’s first Healthy Food Center, which opened in 2018 at West Penn Hospital, nearly 40,000 meals have been provided to patients and their families who lack access to nutritious food items. Starting next week, Allegheny Health Network (AHN) will reach even more patients in need with the opening of a second Healthy Food Center at Allegheny General Hospital. The Healthy Food Center acts as a “food pharmacy” where patients who …

Regional Medical Center, Orangeburg SC

Advanced ICU Care Launches Tele-ICU Services with The Regional Medical Center | PR Newswire | 1/17/2020

ST. LOUIS Advanced ICU Care , the nation’s leading provider of high-acuity telemedicine services, announced that The Regional Medical Center (RMC), a non-profit hospital providing leading-edge care in Orangeburg, SC , has implemented the company’s tele-ICU care services. The tele-ICU care will support patients in the hospital’s Intensive Care Unit and Coronary Care Unit. RMC’s mission is to deliver high quality, compassionate care to every patient, every …