HIT Market

Allowing Heroes to Rise to the Occasion

April 17, 2014     Gabriel Perna
One year after the Boston marathon bombings, it’s important to understand how doctors, nurses, and healthcare workers are able to perform miracles and save lives in the face of horrible situations.

Population Health Management Market Heating Up

April 16, 2014     Gabriel Perna
The already-active population health management market is about to heat up, according to a new report from the Framingham, Mass.-based IDC Health Insights.

Report: Huge Growth Potential for Financial Modeling Applications in Hospitals

April 15, 2014     Gabriel Perna
Financial modeling, bed management, and enterprise resource planning (ERP) have the highest potential for growth in terms of IT applications supporting the business of a hospital, says a new report from HIMSS Analytics.

Blackberry Makes Healthcare Move, Invests in NantHealth

April 15, 2014     Gabriel Perna
Blackberry, a well-known smartphone Waterloo, Ontario company based in Canada, is making a move into healthcare, with an investment into NantHealth.

e-Patient Dave: How the Patient Engagement Movement is Evolving

April 10, 2014     Gabriel Perna
Dave deBronkart, famed and noted patient engagement advocate, knows all about sending the right kind of message to any institution, especially one that is as established as healthcare. In an interview with HCI, he previews his message for the upcoming...

Google, Other Tech Giants to Reshape Healthcare, PwC Report Says

April 10, 2014     Gabriel Perna
The healthcare industry will become more consumer friendly, thanks in large part to technology giants like Google, Apple and Samsung, according to a new report from the Health Research Institute at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).

Digital Health VC Funding Continues Ascent

April 9, 2014     Gabriel Perna
Funding in digital health continues to skyrocket, reaching new heights in Q1 of 2014, according to a new report from Rock Health, a company that provides funding and full-service support to start-up companies.

Submit to the Healthcare Informatics 100 by April 18th

April 8, 2014     Gabriel Perna
Healthcare IT vendors, the time has come to submit your company’s revenue information to the Healthcare Informatics 100. We are taking submissions for the 2014 Healthcare Informatics 100 until April 18. Don’t miss out.

NYDHA Launches Second Call for Health IT Startups

April 7, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
The New York eHealth Collaborative and the Partnership Fund for New York City have launched the call for applications for the second class of the New York Digital Health Accelerator, a program that is aiming to make New York a hub for the emerging digital health...

M*Modal Announces Financial Restructuring Plan

April 4, 2014     Gabriel Perna
M*Modal, the Franklin, Tenn.-based provider of medical transcription and clinical documentation software and services, has reduced its debt with a financial restructuring plan, the company announced this week.

The B-Word: Is the Health IT Market in the Midst of a Bubble?

April 3, 2014     Gabriel Perna
In advance of the IMS Health IPO, Paul Teitelbaum, managing director and medical device / healthcare IT mergers & acquisitions (M&A) expert at Mesirow Financial, a Chicago-based investment banking firm, discusses why many companies in the industry have...

GE Healthcare Invests in Operating Room Analytics

April 2, 2014     Gabriel Perna
GE Healthcare has made another major analytics-based acquisition by picking up CHCA Computer Systems for an undisclosed price.
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