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Podcast: From Real-World Data to Real-World Decisions

In a recent episode of the Oliver Wyman Health Podcast, Tom Robinson interviewed Aetion CEO Carolyn Magill about her unique career trajectory from the world of nuclear weapons to the world of health care, and how Aetion is partnering with organizations and companies like The...

Allscripts’ (MRDX) Veradigm Collaborates with Komodo Health

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions recently announced that its flagship Veradigm unit has entered into a long-term strategic partnership with Komodo Health. The goal of the collaboration is to advance health care research by using an electronic health record system and Komodo’s Healthcare Map to find ways...

Direct-to-Consumer Telehealth Requires Careful Planning, Preparation

Direct-to-consumer telehealth may seem like an easy way for health systems and hospitals looking to join the wave of connected health options, but caution is needed. First, a DTC telehealth platform needs to appeal to consumers, some of whom might not be familiar with the concept....

Accolade Acquires MD Insider for Machine Learning Physician Performance

Seattle-based Accolade, a provider of personalized advocacy solutions for employers, has acquired MD Insider, a Santa Monica, California-based provider of machine learning-enabled physician performance transparency. With the acquisition of MD Insider, Accolade is launching Accolade Total Care, a product that combines data-driven physician quality insights...

New Accolade Total Care Guides People to the Best Providers and Supports Them at Every Stage of Care to Improve Health Outcomes and Reduce Employer Health Care Costs

Accolade, a provider of personalized advocacy solutions for employers, today announced a new solution that guides employees and their dependents (“members”) to the highest-performing doctors and other health care providers. Enabled by the company’s acquisition of MD Insider, Accolade Total Care combines data-driven physician quality...

Infusion Express Announces $22.5 Million Capital Raise, Rebrands as IVX Health

Ambulatory infusion center operator Infusion Express today announced completion of a $22.5 million funding round, which will enable the company to accelerate its nationwide expansion. Infusion Express also announced that it will rebrand as IVX Health. McKesson Ventures and Health Velocity Capital co-led the funding round,...

Driving Patient Loyalty in a Consumerized, Value-Based Industry

Patient loyalty and outreach have been, and continue to be, key priorities for health care organizations. However, as the industry shifts from fee-for-service to value-based payment models, and patients become more like consumers, the path for achieving those goals has changed. John Ward, the senior vice...

OHSU to Become First Health System in Oregon to Implement Kyruus ProviderMatch®

Kyruus, a leader in providing search and scheduling solutions for health systems, announced that OHSU in Portland, Oregon, a nationally distinguished research organization, will use the Kyruus ProviderMatch® platform to enhance patient access to providers and services across the OHSU health system. OHSU is building a...