Read about the latest contracts, mergers, and product announcements in the health care I.T. marketplace.
Health network Surescripts says it is expanding its electronic prior authorization (ePA) service for e-prescribing with four nationwide pharmacy benefit managers, including CVS/caremark and Express Scripts, as well as six health technology vendors.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted approval to AliveCor for its smartphone-based atrial fibrillation detection algorithm.
Apple Inc. said its delaying the release of new health-tracking software that it has trumpeted as one of the main features of its new operating system for the iPhone and iPad.
Last week Apple unveiled its Apple Watch and HealthKit app to much fanfare. But how these new technologies will fit into or transform the healthcare landscape remains to be seen. Catch up on HDMs coverage and analysis of the event to see how these products could impact the healthcare industry.
Cognizants $2.7 billion acquisition of insurance software vendor TriZetto significantly increases its footprint in the healthcare industry, but the price is very steep considering the acquired company has about $700 million in annual revenue.
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. has agreed to buy TriZetto Corp. from Apax Partners for $2.7 billion in an all-cash deal to expand in healthcare industry software.
Australia-based dorsaVi, a developer of wearable medical devices, has launched sales of its ViMove platform in the U.S., following 510(k) clearance by the Food and Drug Administration for measuring, recording, and reporting on movement and muscle activity of the lower back and lumbar spine.
Former Allscripts CEO Glen Tullman, now a founding partner of investment firm 7wire Ventures, has launched Livongo Health, which offers a suite of services to support management of chronic conditions, starting with diabetes.
(Bloomberg) -- Apple Inc., which moved the personal computer from a desk to the pocket through the iPhone, now wants to put a gadget on peoples wrists.
Apple on Tuesday unveiled a new product category for the Cupertino-Calif.-based companya smartwatch designed to provide consumers with a variety of technology services including comprehensive health and fitness apps to help them lead healthier lives.
Apples expected launch today of its long-awaited iWatch device could revolutionize the mobile healthcare market by capturing the hearts and minds of consumers However, two industry analysts say the success of this smartwatch with health/activity tracking capabilities hinges on more than just the ability of Apple to attract hordes of consumer users.
MedDiary Inc., a mobile healthcare software developer, has launched its mHealth software-as-a-service platform, consisting of a cloud-based portal for providers and a mobile app for patients.
Mobile healthcare vendor AirStrip and multi-state health system Dignity Health have expanded their relationship, announcing the next phase of their mobile interoperability plan will center on enabling population health and telehealth initiatives.
Completion of two large electronic health records deployments highlight recent news from health information technology vendors.
New leadership and products highlight recent news from health information technology vendors.