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Group Health Turns to Virtual Care Service Line

Group Health Turns to Virtual Care Service LineZipnosis calls itself the first virtual care solution to empower health care systems with the technology and methodology to launch their own branded virtual care service line.

The solution, branded CareNow is currently in use, we’re told.

As health systems consider how to keep and acquire new patients, many recognize the value of providing their own branded online care for common medical conditions. As a white-labeled, turnkey solution, Zipnosis ensures digital-to-in person care continuity and reduces the complexity, time and expense for health systems considering building their own virtual care service line face.

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Quest Diagnostics, HealthTap Launch Virtual Diagnostic Testing for Healthcare Consumers

Quest Diagnostics, HealthTap Launch Virtual Diagnostic Testing for Healthcare ConsumersHealthTap announced on Tuesday a new collaboration with Quest Diagnostics that will enable doctors to order diagnostic testing services for patients through HealthTap’s virtual care platform.

We’re told that this is the first ever partnership between a major national medical laboratory provider and an end-to-end virtual care company.

The end result? The effort will enable doctors and consumers to access a broad range of diagnostic service options to help care for patients in a virtual setting.
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Kaiser Permanente Rolls Out ‘Be Brave’ Initiative

Kaiser Permanente Rolls Out 'Be Brave' InitiativeKaiser Permanente Southern California is bringing a brave message to the world.

As detailed in an announcement this morning, The Special Olympics Athlete Oath is “Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.”

“What’s braver than athletes who have defied stereotypes and incalculable odds to compete, represent their community, and bring glory to a sport they love?” the respected healthcare company asks.
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PokitDok Props Up New Identity Management System

PokitDok Props Up New Identity Management SystemOn Tuesday at the Digital Health Summer Summit, PokitDok introduced its new Identity Management System. Built on the PokitDok Platform, the new PokitDok Identity Management System is an HL7 compliant API that can integrate with multiple provider identity systems, typically Electronic Medical Record systems.

How does it work?

It is designed to identify, map and ultimately match and merge patient information for more personalized care.

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Zynx Health Partners with McKesson to Optimize Order Set Deployment

Zynx Health Partners with McKesson to Optimize Order Set DeploymentZynx Health is touting the release of a new integration between ZynxOrder and Paragon Hospital Information System release 13 from McKesson.

As a result, we’re told that the integration makes order set management “easy” through automated content synchronization.

A rep for Zynx Health says this intuitive solution eliminates common integration challenges including time-consuming file-based uploads.
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141,000 ACP Members Gain Access to DynaMed Plus

141,000 ACP Members Gain Access to DynaMed PlusThe American College of Physicians (ACP) has just announced a partnership with EBSCO Health.

We’re told that this initiative will give 141,000 ACP members access to DynaMed Plus, a new cross-platform evidence-based clinical decision support tool.

The access will be complimentary.
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Cohero Health Gets FDA Green Light on Mobile Spirometer

Cohero Health Gets FDA Green Light on Mobile SpirometermHealthWatch has learned that Cohero Health, an East Coast digital health company, has just received 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its mobile spirometer.

If you’re not familiar, the handheld, wireless spirometer measures critical lung function metrics with the “same precision” as clinical-grade spirometers.

In short, the mobile spirometer pairs with a smartphone or tablet, enabling real-time measurement and reporting.
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