Morning Headlines 7/31/19

CMS Advances MyHealthEData with New Pilot to Support Clinicians CMS will pilot its “Data at the Point of Care” project starting in September, which will display Medicare claims data to providers via an API. Microsoft, Amazon, other tech giants forge ahead on...

News 7/31/19

Top News CMS will pilot its “Data at the Point of Care” project starting in September, which will display Medicare claims data to providers via an API. The pilot project is part of MyHealthEData, led by the White House’s Office of American Innovation under Senior...

Morning Headlines 7/30/19

Kaiser Permanente Appoints Prat Vemana First Chief Digital Officer The Home Depot Chief Product and Experience Officer Prat Vemana will become chief digital officer for Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals on August 12. EQT Partners, CPPIB to Buy Majority Stake...

Curbside Consult with Dr. Jayne 7/29/19

  It’s another beautiful morning in West Virginia and I was able to see the calm before the storm at the aquatics area. A fresh team from Cerner has arrived to support us through the end of the Jamboree. Working with physicians and nurses from across the country and...

Morning Headlines 7/29/19

Joe Kvedar, MD, new President-Elect of the ATA The American Telemedicine Association elects Partners HealthCare VP of Connected Health Joe Kvedar, MD as its next president. Queensland hospitals are $36 million in debt The Sydney newspaper notes that Queensland’s...

Monday Morning Update 7/29/19

Top News The American Telemedicine Association elects Joe Kvedar, MD as its next president. Kvedar — who has previously served as ATA president and board member — is vice president of connected health at Partners HealthCare. HIStalk Announcements and Requests Last...

Weekender 7/26/19

Weekly News Recap Shares of Health Catalyst, Livongo, and Phreesia begin trading with significant first-day price jumps. Cerner announces plans to create a “monetized distribution model” of selling patient data to drug companies and insurers. Tenet announces that it...

Morning Headlines 7/26/19

Livongo shares surge in market debut as digital health space heats up Health Catalyst and Livongo become the first digital health companies to IPO since 2016. After shutdown, Call9 founder plans a comeback Call9 co-founder and CEO Tim Peck, MD says the shuttered...

News 7/26/19

Top News Health Catalyst and Livongo become the first digital health companies to IPO since 2016. Health Catalyst (HCAT) shares, initially priced at $26, surged 45% during mid-day Nasdaq trading to end at $39 by the close of market. The company raised $180 million....

EPtalk by Dr. Jayne 7/25/19

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved a proposal creating a $100 million fund for telehealth, targeted to reach low-income and rural Americans. The so-called Connected Care Pilot Program would help providers offset the costs of broadband service to help...

Morning Headlines 7/25/19

Tenet to spin-off Conifer unit; shares up 3% premarket Conifer Health Solutions CEO Stephen Mooney steps down as parent company Tenet Healthcare formalizes plans to sell off the RCM business by 2021. JPMorgan Chase Closes InstaMed Acquisition First announced in May,...

Morning Headlines 7/24/19

Data analytics provider Health Catalyst ups share offering and raises proposed IPO range to $24 to $25 Health Catalyst revises its IPO filings to increase both the number of shares and the planned share price range, now valuing the company at just under $1 billion....

News 7/24/19

Top News Health Catalyst revises its IPO filings to increase both the number of shares and the planned share price range, now valuing the company at just under $1 billion. Some of the significant shareholders, with shares priced at the upper end of the price range:...

Morning Headlines 7/23/19

Livongo expected IPO pricing raised, boosting market cap to $2.31 billion Livongo increases its expected IPO pricing to $24 to $26 a share, boosting the potential value of the nearly 11 million shares to $278 million. LabCorp Expands Consumer-Initiated Test Offering...