News & Updates

United Health Centers of San Joaquin Valley will bring WellFX to its patient population of 50,000 as well as its employees. WellFX is a social platform that allows users to interact with patients who face similar health issues.

EClinicalWorks, a developer of electronic health records and practice management systems, said it will launch free iPhone and Android apps for patients by the end of the month. The company will invest $25 million over the next year to create patient engagement tools under its business unit called Health & Online Wellness.

Jawbone, creator of the Up fitness monitor, acquired Massive Health, which is best known for its mobile app the Eatery. The Massive Health website said the deal brings together Jawbone’s product team, and Massive Health’s deep software knowledge.

A recent KLAS report found that best of breed emergency department information systems (EDISs) scored 59% higher than enterprise systems when it came to physician satisfaction. Physicians said that best of breed EDISs were better in terms of decision support, overall usability, and documentation accuracy.

Sotera Wireless raised $14.8 million from investors Safeguard Scientifics, Delphi Ventures, West Health Investment Fund, and others. Sotera created ViSi Mobile, a wireless patient monitoring system that uses body censors to continuously monitor vital signs.

HIT company Diversinet has been issued two mobile security patents: one by the United States Patent Trademark Office and the second by the Canadian Intellectual Property Office. These expand Diversinet’s intellectual property portfolio to 22 granted patents.

NuMedii presented at StartX demo day in Palo Alto, CA last week. StartX is Stanford University’s student accelerator program. NuMedii discovers new drugs by translating mass amounts of data and finding therapies with a high probability of therapeutic success.