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Atrius Health Engages Kyruus to Advance Novel Digital Patient Access Initiatives

Atrius Health, the Northeast’s largest nonprofit independent medical group, has selected Kyruus solutions to enhance patient access across Eastern Massachusetts. Atrius Health is undertaking a series of digital initiatives designed to streamline and modernize access to its network of more than 1,100 providers. In the first...

Augmedix Listed Among Largest Greater Bay Area Digital Health Companies

In January of 2020, the San Francisco Business Times compiled a list of the largest Greater Bay Area digital health companies, as ranked by Bay Area employees. Information was obtained from company representatives, and in case of ties, companywide employees was used as secondary ranking...

Emory Healthcare Takes Data-Driven Approach to Improving Patient Portal

During a recent webinar, OpenNotes Director of Dissemination John Santa, MD, MPH, spoke with several informatics executives at Atlanta’s Emory Healthcare about their work to improve the health system’s three patient portals. The executives described their efforts to deploy a “portal scorecard” to identify and patch...

Swiss hospital drones to take off again

Matternet drones grounded after two safety incidents have been given the go-ahead to fly again. The company had been working with Swiss Post to carry lab samples by drone between hospitals. However, after an emergency landing in Lake Zurich following a GPS hardware error and a...

McKesson Ventures Team Volunteers at Local Food Bank

[caption id="attachment_52495" align="alignright" width="500"] The McKesson Ventures team worked with 45 other volunteers to separate rice into 1-pound bags.[/caption] McKesson Ventures recently completed a team volunteer afternoon at the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank. The group worked with 45 other volunteers to break down pallets of rice...

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McKesson Ventures’ Carrie Hurwitz Williams Recognized as GCV Rising Star

McKesson Ventures Principal Carrie Hurwitz Williams has been honored as one of 10 Global Corporate Venturing Rising Stars. Williams joined McKesson Ventures in 2017, bringing with her more than 15 years of experience in health care from several vantage points within the industry. She was attracted...