Access Physicians, a national leader in acute subspecialty telemedicine, today announced it has secured $9.3M in a Series A round from Health Enterprise Partners (HEP), a healthcare private equity firm whose investors include some of the largest health systems and health plans in the United States. Read More
Twistle, a Seattle-based developer of a health care communication platform with automated workflows, today announced that it’s raised $16 million in series A funding led by Health Enterprise Partners (HEP) and MemorialCare Health System’s MemorialCare Innovation Fund (MCIF). The fresh funds bring the company’s total raised to $19.8 million, which CEO Kulmeet Singh said will bolster Twistle’s customer acquisition efforts in the provider and life sciences segments. Read More
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In December 2018, HEP III made an investment in Payer Compass, a provider of healthcare reimbursement and cost containment software and services.
Greg Everett, President and CEO, has spent over 26 years in managed care and healthcare software and brings extensive knowledge and experience to both provider and payer organizations. Greg is focused on charting a path for better and more affordable care through thought leadership, innovation, and collaboration.
Payer Compass prices 2.5 million claims per month using the company’s software platform, VISIUM, in order to service more than 130 customers. VISIUM manages claims for Medicare, Medicaid, commercial and reference-based pricing plans. Read More
Industry-leading payments technology platform offers greater security, unmatched reliability, and streamlined patient payment processing for Epic users
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., July 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — AxiaMed today announced that Payment Fusion, its SaaS-based patient payment platform, is now directly integrated with Epic’s electronic health record and revenue cycle applications. With AxiaMed’s Payment Fusion, Epic users can improve their financial performance by accelerating patient payments and streamlining administrative workﬂows with secure, convenient credit/debit card processing and automated transaction reconciliation. Read More
Health Enterprise Partners (“HEP”), a healthcare private equity firm, is pleased to announce the promotion of Elizabeth Colonna to Vice President and the hiring of Jessie Laurash as Senior Associate.
“Elizabeth has consistently exhibited the tenacity, sound judgement, determination, and passion for healthcare that are required to excel in this industry,” said Ezra Mehlman, Managing Partner of HEP. “She is a tremendous asset to our firm and its limited partners.” Read More
MedTech Breakthrough Announces Winners of the Annual MedTech Breakthrough Awards Program
MedTech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global digital health and medical technology market, today announced the results of its 2019 MedTech Breakthrough Awards program, showcasing technologies and companies that drive innovation and exemplify the best in medical and health related technology solutions across the globe.
When Diana Olsen, of Carver, Minnesota became pregnant for the second time, she was understandably nervous. In her own words, the 37-year-old was a hopeful mother on “high alert.”
Doctors warned Diana of potential risks with her advanced maternal age. She began taking insulin for gestational diabetes, but even more difficult, she struggled with deep grief for the baby she only briefly held in her arms. Read More
CLEARWATER, Fla., May 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — InDemand Interpreting (“InDemand”), a portfolio company of Health Enterprise Partners (“HEP”), announced today its acquisition by Stratus Video, LLC (“Stratus” or “the Company”), a portfolio company of Kinderhook, LLC (“Kinderhook”).
Founded in 2007, InDemand is a leader in the video-remote-interpreting (“VRI”) market and is well known for the high-touch customer service and experienced medical interpreters it provides to its clients. The merger will enable the combined business to further its commitment to improving health equity for Limited English Proficient, Deaf, and Hard of Hearing patients by providing access to medically qualified/certified interpreters via the latest in video/audio and geolocation technology. Further, the merger will leverage the combined quality of each organization’s interpreters and technology to enhance capabilities to better serve the expanding language access needs of healthcare providers. With more than 25 million Limited English Proficient patients living in the United States today, effective communication is paramount to assisting providers in delivering the best care possible. Read More
It’s no secret digital health is iterating and evolving at breakneck speed. But many are starting to ask the question, “Are those technologies made with all in mind?” Industry players have warned that many patients groups are being left behind— namely, people of color, underserved communities, members of the LGBTQ population and women.
The problems and opportunities
“I would say communities of color, and frankly underserved communities of any color, are being left out of this conversation and the technology shifts,” Silas Buchanan, CEO of the Institute for eHealth Equity, told MobiHealthNews.
But there is hope. Buchanan said the emerging focus on environmental and social factors in healthcare has put a new spotlight on meeting the needs of every community.
“With this increased focus on social determinants of health, there will be much more attention given to those populations and maybe the ideators and the innovators will be more thoughtful to those populations,” Buchanan said. Read More