Wildflower Expands Family Health Platform to Comprehensively Support First 1,000 Days

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Wildflower Health, a leading mobile health software company, today announced it has launched enhanced capabilities to support new parents during the critical first 1,000 days. Building on the strength of its maternity programming, Wildflower’s Family Health platform can now support parents as they manage the health needs of their newborns and their entire family during early childhood.

Countless research studies have documented the importance of the first 1,000 days, from conception until a child’s second birthday. Without a strong support system, issues stemming from malnutrition and undetected developmental delays can have a negative and irreversible impact that lasts a lifetime. Read More

Bardy Diagnostics™ Announces Additional Growth Capital Funding

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SEATTLE, July 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Bardy Diagnostics, Inc., (“BardyDx”), a leading provider of ambulatory cardiac monitoring technologies and custom data solutions, including the Carnation Ambulatory Monitor (“CAM™”), the world’s first P-wave centric™ ambulatory cardiac monitor and arrhythmia detection device, announced today it has raised additional growth capital from its existing equity investors, including SV Health Investors (“SVHI”), Health Enterprise Partners, and Ascension Ventures. The growth capital will be used to expand BardyDx’s sales force and monitoring services, advance research and development programs, and accelerate development of artificial intelligence diagnostic capabilities. Read More

Serta Simmons brings healthcare to the factory floor

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When Steven Wilkinson began his job as senior director of total rewards at Serta Simmons Bedding four years ago, finding better healthcare ranked high on his priority list.

“I was looking for a way to engage our employees on their health and well-being,” he says. “We did some surveys and focus groups with employees and found that unless we could come to them, bring the health checkup to them, most were not going to get the preventive care they needed — even though it’s provided in their health plan.” Read More

SCIO Health Analytics Culminates 10 Years of Innovation with Announcement of Acquisition by EXL

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Combined resources help broaden healthcare footprint of both organizations while deepening analytics capabilities

WEST HARTFORD, Conn., July 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — SCIO Health Analytics® announced that it completed its sale to EXLService Holdings. Inc. (NASDAQ: EXLS), a leading operations management and analytics company. SCIO’s growth over the last 10 years has been driven by its proven leadership in strategy and innovation around the use of big data and analytics to help payers, providers, and life sciences organizations improve revenue, quality, and operations while solving some of healthcare’s greatest challenges.

“From its founding, SCIO has been dedicated to driving positive change by helping our clients effectively manage critical issues such as the transition to value-based care,” said Siva Namasivayam, co-founder and chief executive officer, SCIO. “We are excited to combine our analytics capabilities and deep healthcare expertise with those of EXL, who is already a world-class global services provider and recognized leader in healthcare analytics.” Read More

Wildflower Health Acquires Circle, an Innovative Mobile Health Business Incubated by Providence St. Joseph Health

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SAN FRANCISCO, June 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Wildflower Health, a leading mobile health software company, today announced it has acquired the Circle Women’s Health Platform, a mobile health technology incubated by Providence St. Joseph Health (PSJH), the nation’s third-largest nonprofit health system. As part of the transaction, PSJH has signed an enterprise-wide commercial agreement with Wildflower. Providence Ventures will also participate in Wildflower’s recently announced Series C financing led by Health Enterprise Partners, with participation by existing investors Hatteras Venture Partners and Echo Health Ventures.

 “We are committed to growing healthy families and creating long-term value for our payor, provider and employer clients,” said Leah Sparks, founder and CEO of Wildflower. “The addition of Circle’s innovative technology platform and its talented team greatly enhances our ability to simplify healthcare, every day, by making intelligent connections between consumers and the resources they need, when they need them.”

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Valor Recovery Program helping military and service members recover

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Their jobs put them on the front lines of danger and often times tragedy. Through the Valor Recovery Program (VRP), veterans, first responders and active duty military members are facing their fears in a healthy way.

Kansas City, Kansas has dealt with officer shootings before. Two KCK officers were shot and killed within less than three months in 2016.

“It’s tough. It brings back a lot of memories, a lot of triggers that you wouldn’t think about normally,” said KCK Police Chief Terry Zeigler. Read More

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