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Nordic Named one of the Best Places to Work in Healthcare – 2019 by Modern Healthcare

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Each year, our exciting Best Places to Work program identifies and recognizes outstanding employers in the healthcare industry on a national level. Being named one of Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare can have a tremendous impact on your organization, so if you think your organization has what it takes to stand out among some of the best, we invite your organization to participate and see whose named to the list next.
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Intraprise Health BluePrint Protect can help detect, manage security risks

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BluePrint’s visualization software coalesces security program data from disparate sources into a central “source of truth” founded on the company’s workflow automation and rules engine.

Intraprise Health BluePrint Protect can help detect, manage security risks

BluePoint coalesces security program data from disparate sources into a central “source of truth” founded on the company’s proprietary workflow automation and rules engine.

Healthcare security software specialist Intraprise announced the launch of its BluePrint Protect risk management software, designed to help health organizations manage and automate their security program, including third-party risk management. Read More

Intraprise Health platform strengthens healthcare security

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Intraprise Health introduced new software designed to prevent healthcare security breaches by monitoring third-party risks across the enterprise and improving security management processes.

To help healthcare organizations manage and automate security programs, Intraprise Health introduced BluePrint Protect Security Risk Management Software. The software service intends to provide users with a dynamic view of third-party enterprise risks to prevent healthcare security breaches.

Aimed at hospitals, health systems and pharma companies, BluePrint Protect automates third-party risk management (TPRM) processes and uses Intraprise’s Third-Party Assessment Cloud, the vendor’s third-party knowledge base, to improve workflow and security visualization. Read More

AxiaMed Announces Direct Epic Integration for Superior Patient Payment Experience

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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 Announces Promotion and New Hire

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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

Bardy Diagnostics™ Selected as Winner of the MedTech Breakthrough Award For Best New Diagnostic Technology

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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.

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Pregnancy App and Program Helps Give Expectant Mothers Peace of Mind

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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

InDemand Interpreting Acquired by Stratus Video

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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

As health tech innovation moves forward, who is being left out?

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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