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Startup Insider: 4 Questions with Kyruus CEO Graham Gardner

According to Kyruus co-founder and CEO Graham Gardner, the 2011 movie Moneyball (about how Billy Bean used analytics to improve the performance of the Oakland As) has had a huge influence on how Kyruus was built. "If statistics could be used to determine when to put a player up to bat, why couldn't we use data to inform when to put physicians up to bat?" Gardner mused in a recent interview with Becker's Hospital Review. The biggest challenge in healthcare right now, according to Gardner, is the...

Aledade CEO Mostashari Brings Mission-Oriented Professionals to ACOs

Dr. Farzad Mostashari, co-founder and CEO of Aledade Inc., believes he’s found the secret to building a successful healthcare company—and it has to do with hiring the right people. In a recent interview with Healthegy, Dr. Mostashari explained how quality employees help build accountable care organizations (ACOs). Specifically, Dr. Mostashari talked about the importance of hiring public employees who share a similar passion for reforming and improving the healthcare system. “People who have done public service are under-appreciated by the market,” Dr. Mostashari stated. “They have serious...

PokitDok Acquires Oration PBC As It Expands Commercial Pharmacy Services

PokitDok has announced that it has acquired the pharmacy and software assets of Oration PBC. This acquisition enables PokitDok to support its pharmacy benefit data delivery so that organizations, providers, and consumers have the tools they need to make better healthcare and treatment decisions. These transactions will also be offered to participants in PokitDok’s DokChain network. “This acquisition rounds out our healthcare enterprise business offerings by providing the necessary requirements to process commercial pharmacy benefit transactions that play such a meaningful role in the pharmacy supply chain,”...

Accolade Unveils Maya Intelligence Engine & App to Deliver Personalized Healthcare Experience

Healthcare concierge company Accolade recently unveiled its new Maya Intelligence Engine, which will provide highly personalized healthcare support for individuals and their families. It also introduced the Accolade Mobile app, which enables live messaging with dedicated health assistants and nurses on any health- or benefits-related question or concern. Maya’s intelligence becomes more relevant, efficient, and effective with every interaction between patients and Accolade Health assistants and nurses. The Accolade platform and Maya have produced a 70% engagement level across employer populations, member satisfaction ratings of 98%,...

Dementia Products Are Now Available to Buy on the High Street For the Very First Time

Unforgettable, the UK’s leading authority on dementia services, has teamed up with Lloyds Pharmacy to provide a range of dementia aide products to Lloyds customers. The collection includes seven products designed to make the lives of dementia patients and their caretakers easier, such as a 2-in-1 day clock, an easy eating kit, 35-piece jigsaw puzzles, and a shining star cube designed to calm and soothe restlessness. The partnership launched after research revealed that half of Britain’s population are more fearful about having to care for someone with...