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SHYFT Analytics Appoints Joseph Tyers to Chief Revenue Officer

Leading cloud analytics company SHYFT announced today that Joseph Tyers will be its new Chief Revenue Officer. Tyers’ previous experience as Senior Vice President of Sales, Value Management and Commercial Operations at Medidata will provide SHYFT with a wealth of knowledge on quickly scaling life science technology companies. While at Medidata, Tyers helped grow the company’s revenue from $4 million in 2003 to nearly $400 million in 2015. SHYFT Analytics’ CEO Zackary King expressed his excitement at bringing Tyers on board, saying, “We’re fortunate to attract talented...

Piedmont Healthcare Selects Kyruus’ Suite of Patient-Provider Matching Solutions

Piedmont Healthcare, a nonprofit healthcare organization located in Georgia that serves nearly two million people, has selected Kyruus’ ProviderMatch™ Product Suite to make its system more user-friendly and accessible to patients. Piedmont Healthcare, which operates a total of seven hospitals, chose the ProviderMatch™ Product Suite as a way to standardize its system across multiple locations. The benefit of the ProviderMatch™ Product Suite is that it delivers a consistent user experience across multiple channels. With one of the largest referral networks in the country, ProviderMatch™ allows healthcare...

Saint Thomas Health Offers Virtual Care Clinic Anytime, Anywhere in Tennessee

Saint Thomas Health has partnered with telemedicine company Carena to offer virtual health care that is accessible and affordable for everyone. The newly introduced service—called Saint Thomas Health On Demand—is available 24/7. A flat fee of $49 allows patients to meet with doctors and receive medical diagnoses, treatments, and prescriptions. Fahad Tahir, President and CEO of Saint Thomas Medical Partners, says that the decision to make their services available online was a response to the increasing demand for telemedicine. “Listening to our patients, we continue to ask...

Physician Productivity Startup Augmedix Secures $23 Million

Augmedix, a leader in smartglass-based physician productivity platforms, has announced its recent acquisition of $23 million in funding from McKesson Ventures and OrbiMed. Augmedix’s services are based on the idea of increasing the amount of time physicians have to interact directly with patient by decreasing the amount of time spent on documentation. Augmedix’s Google Glass-powered remote scribe service frees doctors from 3 hours of charting and documentation every day. This allows them to see 25% more patients every week—without being stuck at a computer. “Augmedix has brought...

UAB Medicine Selects Kyruus for Patient-Provider Matching and Provider Data Management

On Monday, Kyruus added UAB Medicine to its long list of prestigious clientele. UAB Medicine, one of the largest academic medical centers in the U.S., will be implementing two new programs designed by Kyruus. The first program, called ProviderMatchTM for Access Centers, can be used as a focal point for patient access and care coordination. ProviderMatchTM for Access Centers matches patients to the right provider based on location, medical need, patient preference, and scheduling availability. It’s also capable of converting and tracking appointments. The second program, called...

Virginia Mason Partners with Carena to Provide Insurance Billing for Virtual Clinic Visits

Virtual healthcare provider Carena announced a partnership with Virginia Mason Health System to offer insurance billing to Virginia Mason Virtual Care Clinic patients insured by Regence BlueShield. Carena is Virginia Mason’s clinical and technology partner, powering its Virtual Care Clinic. The extension of the partnership into insurance billing marks a first for Carena and makes low-cost virtual care even more accessible for the 40,000 Virginia Mason patients currently covered by Regence BlueShield. “We are excited to kick off virtual care insurance billing with a trusted partner in...

Everseat Expedites Medical Access and Provider Reimbursements with PokitDok

Everseat recently announced that it will make instant insurance eligibility verification a core component of its scheduling service. It will do this by incorporating the PokitDok Eligibility Application Programming Interface into its software. “PokitDok is the magic bullet behind Everseat’s latest strategy for boosting patient access and getting their healthcare providers reimbursed on time,” said Jeff Peres, CEO and co-founder of Everseat. “Two things modern healthcare has to deliver every day are easy access for patients and increased efficiency for their providers. Thanks to integration with...

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Implements Kyruus ProviderMatch to Optimize Patient Access

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center has selected Kyruus ProviderMatch™ to enhance its patient-provider matching and appointment access. Kyruus is a leader in providing search and scheduling solutions for the medical industry. Wexner Medical Center, a seven-hospital system, will use ProviderMatch to help it match patients with the right providers in its network. The medical center will use the service in its call center and online physician finder, as well as other access points, in order to optimize the patient experience. “Patient-centered care is one of...

St. Elizabeth Healthcare Selects Evariant to Increase Patient Engagement and Physician Alignment

Yesterday, news broke that St. Elizabeth Healthcare will be integrating Evariant’s Marketing (CRM) solution and Physician (PRM) solution into its system. Evariant, a McKesson Ventures portfolio company, is the leading provider of a healthcare CRM platform designed to help health systems transform the healthcare experience for consumers, patients, and physicians. As a leading 501(c)(3) nonprofit, St. Elizabeth Healthcare will be using Evariant's solutions to help facilitate multi-channel patient engagement and boost physician network utilization. Matthew Hollenkamp, vice president of marketing/communications and PR at St. Elizabeth Healthcare,...

Accolade Appoints New Chief Medical Officer to Support Continued Digital Health Growth

Accolade, an on-demand healthcare concierge for employers, health plans, and health systems, today announced the appointment of Ivor Horn, M.D., MPH, as Chief Medical Officer. Accolade CEO Rajeev Singh praised Dr. Horn’s passion for finding creative new ways to apply data, science, and technology to improve the deeply personal experience of managing health. Dr. Horn is a board-certified pediatrician and was Medical Director of the Center for Diversity and Health Equity at Seattle Children’s Hospital prior to joining Accolade. She is also an NIH-funded investigator whose research...