electronic medical records

By Heather Mack July 12, 2016
They may want it, but, for one reason or another, they aren’t using it. While nearly 90 percent of Canadians said in a recent survey that they want digital health technologies – believing it leads to better healthcare – only a small percentage are actually taking advantage of tools, according to a recent survey of over a thousand Canadians.   The survey of 1,009 adults, which was conducted by...
By Aditi Pai August 12, 2015
New York City-based mobile medical record system CareDox (formerly MotherKnows) has raised $1.2 million, according to an SEC filing. This brings the company's total funding to at least $6.1 million. Existing CareDox investors include First Round Capital, Charles River Ventures, Band of Angels, and Giza Ventures. The company raised its previous round in August 2014. Schools and parents can use...
By Aditi Pai June 1, 2015
New York City-based mobile medical record system CareDox, formerly known as MotherKnows, raised $900,000, according to an SEC filing. CareDox has raised around $4.9 million to date. Existing CareDox investors include First Round Capital, Charles River Ventures, Band of Angels, and Giza Ventures. The company raised its previous round in August 2014. Schools and parents can use CareDox’s online and...
By Jonah Comstock October 15, 2014
Some industry stakeholders from providers to investors to consumer device makers think something like Apple's HealthKit could be the catalyst that finally brings the patient -- and patient-generated data -- into the healthcare ecosystem in a way that electronic medical records have persistently failed to do. While the conversation at Jannssen Labs and Johnson & Johnson Innovations' Digital...
By Brian Dolan December 9, 2013
San Francisco-based Practice Fusion, which offers providers free electronic medical records software and patient management tools, has added another $15 million to its coffers, bringing its latest round of funding up to $85 million. Qualcomm Life Fund led the round with participation from new backer Longitude Capital and returning Practice Fusion investors Artis Ventures, Industry Ventures and...
By Jonah Comstock July 17, 2013
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) launched its data access framework initiative this week, an effort to increase interoperability among electronic health records (EHRs) from different vendors. Creating a data standard for all EHRs will empower patients who are switching from one provider to another, help smaller practices analyze and learn from their...
By Jonah Comstock February 7, 2013
EMR provider eClinicalWorks announced they are investing $25 million in patient engagement, including the creation of a new mobile app for patients. The Westborough, MA-based company already offers a patient portal to their EMR, but the new business unit and app, called Healow (short for Health and Online Wellness), will expand on that offering considerably. "In order to transform healthcare,...
By Jonah Comstock December 7, 2012
iHealth Labs, a subsidiary of China-based Andon Health that produces wireless health monitoring devices, announced partnerships with EHR-maker Practice Fusion and with popular memory-aid app Evernote. Practice Fusion is the first EHR-maker to partner with iHealth, Adam Lin, general manager of iHealth Labs, told MobiHealthNews. The first phase of the partnership will allow physicians who use...
By Brian Dolan October 4, 2012
[Reminder: Be sure to join us today at 2PM Eastern for the Inevitable, Imminent Rise of Remote Patient Monitoring webinar featuring presentations by MobiHealthNews, Preventice, and The Mayo Clinic. If you are not one of the 800 who has registered so far, don't miss out and sign up right here -- it's free!] The final results from a yearlong study of how patients and their primary care providers...
By Brian Dolan February 29, 2012
Hello Health, the patient platform management subsidiary of Myca Health, announced that it raised $10 million in new funding this week. Hello Health enables patients to visit with physicians right from their desks via real-time, HIPAA-compliant, online video chats, text messages, instant messaging, and email. Fast Company magazine once summed up the Hello Health platform as the “Facebook of...