February 2021 News

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AbleTo is proud to recently have been named a Great Place to Work-Certified company by Great Place to Work US. AbleTo strives to put people first and that is continuously reflected in the passion and drive of the AbleTo family. AbleTo’s SVP of People and Culture Stephanie Carroll, MBA and Chief Medical Officer Reena Pande also recently wrote for BenefitsPRO about the key steps AbleTo took to ensure employee needs were both heard and met, and how company culture played a key role in that approach.

Altruista Health was recently acquired by HealthEdge, a software company backed by the financial strength of Blackstone. Altruista will continue to support its leading care management platform, GuidingCare, with a fully funded product roadmap that is designed with significant input from Altruista customers. Altruista is firmly focused on developing the next-generation care management platform for its customers’ needs today, but also for their success tomorrow.

CBRE published the Year End 2020 NYC Life Science Report, with key stats, updates on developments, funding and overall market activity.

Geraldine McGinty MD, MBA, FACR, President at American College of Radiology,  was recently part of the 2nd Annual Goodwin + KPMG Healthcare Symposium, sharing her insights on what’s happening in digital health.

Grassi Healthcare Advisors (GHA) and PYA have launched Calibrated Performance, a service line designed to help healthcare providers respond to challenges caused by COVID-19 and other economic stressors. Powered by data, technology, and healthcare expertise, these services include operational and financial assessments, benchmarking, business intelligence tools, revenue cycle support, cost containment, and cash management plans.

Jones Day, The year 2020 witnessed the COVID-19 pandemic catalyzing unprecedented levels of digital health innovation and adoption. The digital health industry is entering 2021 with optimism for even greater advancement, reductions in regulatory burdens, and continued widespread adoption of digital health technologies. In the Industry Insights contribution for this issue of Vital Signs, several of our digital health experts briefly summarize the major advancements in four key digital health areas that took place over 2020, as well as expectations for 2021. In the remainder of this issue, you will read about the myriad of policy actions already in place for 2021 across the EU and in the United States at the federal level. CLICK HERE to subscribe to Vital Signs.

PatientPoint recently published a blog on remote patient monitoring featuring an infographic diving into the new standard of care. The patient engagement solutions leader also recently announced a collaboration with the American Heart Association to bring heart attack and stroke survivor stories from its Go Red for Women® initiative to physician offices nationwide for Heart Month and beyond.

Pink Aid, Inc., a Gold Star 501(c)3 organization in Westport, CT, seeks a vibrant, dedicated leader, capable of building on the organization’s success. Successful candidates will be highly intelligent self-starters with substantial fundraising experience in the nonprofit sector and passionate about the cause. Ideal candidates share the Pink Aid mission to help underserved breast cancer patients and are able to communicate the nonprofit’s vision clearly and effectively to a wide range of audiences. Submit resume, cover letter and salary requirement to Amy Gross.

Reuters Events published a new report on Innovation & Collaboration in US Healthcare (free) with c-suite execs from Geisinger Healthcare, Marshfield Clinic, Microsoft Health and Takeda.

Vytalize Health, a leading Medicare Accountable Care Organization (“ACO”), has acquired MedPilot, a leading digital health platform, to provide end-to-end patient engagement to their 65,000 medicare patients and $1 billion of medical spending under management. To learn more, visit www.vytalizehealth.com, or contact CEO, Faris Ghawi and CMO, Matt Buder Shapiro.