We noticed something interesting when working with our customers: Their origin stories, visions on how to change healthcare, and traction were all so compelling, and surprisingly diverse. It reminded us of the vastness of healthcare; the..
HITRUST: A Primer
HITRUST is an industry-driven organization with a mission to create a standardized and certifiable security and compliance framework for the healthcare industry. It was founded by and is still governed by representatives from covered entities included Unitedhealthcare, Anthem, and Highmark. The framework created by HITRUST, called the Common Security Framework (CSF), is an..
Industry focus on patient outcomes has never been higher. Key healthcare stakeholders, from payers, providers, vendors and others, all indicate that this focus will surely escalate. The emphasis may appear new, but as early as 1998, the Journal of of General Internal Medicine began covering the patient outcomes movement. Considering this surge in interest, you may be wondering why some healthcare..
Day Three is a wrap, meaning we saw more demos and observed the last few panel discussions of the conference.
Physician HealthPerhaps one of the more underrated phenomena in healthcare is physician burnout. There isn't nearly enough attention paid to the topic compared to its..
- Digital Health is in the "Trough" of the Gartner hype cycle. There was a lot of promise, now under delivery, but..
In a city underrated by those who have never visited, Madison, WI, brings more to the Midwest than its prestigious university and famous State Street. The Midwest is predicted to have more startups than Silicon Valley in five years. VentureBeat author Chris Olson states, “Today entrepreneurs are building more billion-dollar companies in the Midwest than in the last 50 years combined.” It’s time..
Today Catalyze completed a Series B round of financing, raising $6.5MM and bringing our total amount raised to $12.5MM. We're thrilled to have new investor Lewis & Clark Ventures lead the round, and equally excited our existing investors—Arthur Ventures, Baird Capital, and Chicago Ventures—participated in the round and continue to view Catalyze as the organization they believed we would become..
FierceHealthcare reporter Susan D. Hall outlined some important challenges for digital health in a recent article titled, “Amid opportunities, digital health poses challenges for cardiology.” The article covers three challenges. One, the need for the onslaught of healthcare data to be better aggregated in context for doctors and patients alike. Two, the challenge of proving mobile health..
In 2015, the Healthcare Information Systems (HCIS) market accounted for $40.39 billion and is forecasted to reach $70+ billion by 2022. Rising government initiatives, increasing healthcare costs and aging population are some of the factors driving the market growth. Compared to information systems in other industries, HCISs are specific to healthcare. The distinctiveness characterizing the..