Wow, I can’t believe it’s been 20 years! As a loyal reader (and booster) from the beginning, I know how…
Morning Headlines 10/26/20
VA marking milestone with initial EHR rollout, but long-term road ahead still unclear
Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center (WA) goes live on Cerner as the VA’s first implementation site.
Symplr To Acquire TractManager
Healthcare governance, risk management, and compliance software vendor Symplr acquires TractManager, which offers solutions for contracting, sourcing, and provider management.
ChristianaCare Builds One of the First Alexa Skills in the U.S. Exclusively for Home Health Patients
ChristianaCare’s Health & Technology Innovation Center develops Home Care Coach, an Alexa skill patients can use to access custom care plans developed by their physicians.
SOC Telemed and HCMC Announce Customer Commitment to Invest in PIPE
Bon Secours Mercy Health will make a private investment in the business combination that will take acute care telemedicine provider SOC Telemed public in early November.
BridgeHealth Merges with Transcarent; Completes $40 Million Series A Funding
BridgeHealth, which guides employees of self-insured companies to cost-effective surgery providers, merges with healthcare consumer information platform vendor Transcarent as part of its $40 million Series A funding round.
So, the VA is live on Commonwell? I ask, because the word interoperability was somehow missing from the announcement.