Press Releases

Carrot Health and Deft Research Announce Joint Service Offering

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, January 28, 2020.

MINNEAPOLIS – January 28, 2020 – Carrot Health, a leading provider of healthcare solutions powered by consumer data, and Deft Research, a leading market research and insights company advising healthcare organizations on business operations, today announced a partnership to deliver integrated solutions to the health plan market. The new product, Survey Solutions, combines Deft’s primary research expertise and Carrot Health’s consumer data analytics to help drive health plan performance.

VirtualHealth Promotes Tomer Benami to CFO, Denis Kezerashvili to CTO

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, January 07, 2020.

NEW YORK – January 7, 2020 – VirtualHealth, provider of HELIOS, the leading SaaS platform for care management and population health, announced today the promotion of Tomer Benami to Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Denis Kezerashvili to Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Benami will lead VirtualHealth’s financial strategy and operations, and Kezerashvili will oversee all of the company’s engineering and infrastructure teams.

Thrive Launches Furry Palz Program Using Robotic Pet Companions to Help Decrease Agitation, Isolation Behaviors in Dementia Patients

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, December 11, 2019.

ORLANDO, Fla. - (December 11, 2019) – Integrating the latest medical evidence into practice, Thrive Behavioral Sciences, a leading provider of behavioral health services to skilled nursing and assisted living facilities, has launched its Furry Palz Program at select Avante Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Centers across Central Florida. Furry Palz provides patients with dementia who are also battling the devastating symptoms of cognitive decline with an adorable robot puppy or kitten that simulates breathing pets and can rest on the patient’s lap.

National Survey Shows Consumers and Healthcare Professionals Worried About a Fragmented and Costly Healthcare System

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, November 19, 2019.

Waltham, Mass. November 19, 2019 – Today, Wolters Kluwer, Health released new data from a survey of nearly 2,000 consumers, hospital executives, doctors and nurses in the U.S. on attitudes surrounding breakdowns in care, how costs shape care decisions and the influence of a broad lack of transparency within the healthcare system. Findings from the report, “Mending HealthCare in America 2020: Consumers & Cost,” showed alignment and deep divisions in how patients and providers view healthcare.

Carrot Health Named a Finalist in Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge

Posted in Press Releases on Friday, November 15, 2019.

MINNEAPOLIS – November 11, 2019 – Carrot Health, a leading provider of healthcare solutions powered by social determinants of health (SDoH), announced today it has been named a finalist in the Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge – Health North America. Carrot Health was one of 13 companies to compete in the Boston regional round of the competition, which supports innovative technologies and drives creative solutions to improve the way people access and manage healthcare.

VirtualHealth Ranked 80th Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2019 Technology Fast 500™

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, November 07, 2019.

NEW YORK – November 6, 2019 – VirtualHealth, provider of HELIOS, the leading SaaS care management platform, today announced it ranked No. 80 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, and energy tech companies in North America now in its 25th year. VirtualHealth, which grew more than 1664% during this period, was also ranked the 14th fastest growing company in the New York Tri-State Area. 

Wolters Kluwer Takes Candid Look at the Changing Nursing Profession Through the Lens of Practicing Nurses

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, October 10, 2019.

October 10, 2019 – As the delivery of healthcare transforms from disease-based episodic care to patient and population health-centric models of wellness care, nurses are facing new pressures and priorities to deliver high quality, safer and more consistent care both at bedside and in the community. That’s based on a recent survey by Wolters Kluwer, Health in which nearly all nurse respondents indicated that more access to information that drives evidence-based decisions at the point of care would result in a significant improvement in patient outcomes.

Carrot Health & Colorado Hospital Association Partner to Deliver SDoH Risk Scores

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, October 10, 2019.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN and DENVER, CO – October 10, 2019 – Carrot Health, a leading provider of healthcare solutions powered by social determinants of health (SDoH), and the Colorado Hospital Association (CHA) today announced a partnership as part of the ongoing effort to provide relevant and actionable SDoH information to the healthcare industry. Doing so creates a baseline understanding of social and behavioral needs across the State of Colorado and enables monitoring for any change in risk over time.

Wolters Kluwer Supports #SepsisAwareness Month to Increase Momentum of U.S. Sepsis Score Improvement

Posted in Press Releases on Friday, September 13, 2019.

National score increases 6% one year after Hospital Compare releases performance data

WALTHAM, Mass. – September 13, 2019 – Today, on World Sepsis Day, Wolters Kluwer, Health announces it is increasing efforts to raise #sepsisawareness nationwide through improved sepsis management, detection and care. Following last year’s initiative by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Hospital Compare website to put the spotlight on hospitals’ sepsis care performance, Wolters Kluwer has been committed to helping hospitals and health systems improve their sepsis care using artificial intelligence (AI) and expert solutions.

Wolters Kluwer Helps Clinicians Stay Current on Emerging Evidence with Audio Digest’s Latest Mobile CME Lectures

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, August 14, 2019.

PHILADELPHIA – August 14, 2019 – Wolters Kluwer, Health announced today the release of six new Audio Digest Topical Collections offering clinicians convenient access to relevant and current lectures on issues related to today’s leading medical challenges. Topical Collections take a “playlist” approach to essential and timely healthcare challenges such as opioid addiction, pain management, infectious diseases, and mental health, by carefully curating lectures by experts from some of the nation’s most prestigious health systems and academic institutions and delivering them as readily digestible, easily accessed audio playlists.

VirtualHealth Adds Jon Hart, Katherine Rae to its Executive Team

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, August 06, 2019.

Hart and Rae tapped for key roles as the company continues its rapid growth

NEW YORK – August 6, 2019 – VirtualHealth, provider of HELIOS, the leading SaaS care management platform, announced today two additions to its leadership team: Jon Hart as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) and Katherine Rae as Head of People.

Clinicians in 139 Countries Turn to Wolters Kluwer’s UpToDate Advanced to Deliver High-Quality Care

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, July 11, 2019.

Interactive pathways help clinicians reduce care variability, inappropriate testing and unnecessary antibiotic prescribing

WALTHAM, Mass. – July 11, 2019 – Wolters Kluwer, Health today announced that the use of UpToDate Advanced continues to grow significantly around the world since its release in February 2018. In 16 months, nearly 700 hospitals and health systems in 25 countries as well as 17,000 individual UpToDate subscribers in 139 countries have taken advantage of the interactive pathways to improve care.

Wolters Kluwer Study Finds Medical Students Spending More on Mobile & Online Board Review Prep for Licensing Exams

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, June 26, 2019.

With students relying more on test prep sites and apps, Firecracker taps AI to deliver higher exam scores

June 26, 2019 – Medical students increased their investment in information and educational resources by 14% in 2018, with approximately 60% of those dollars going toward board review and preparatory support, according to a survey of American Medical Student Association (AMSA) members. The survey, conducted in coordination with Wolters Kluwer, Health, also found that more than half of medical students rank online question banks such as those in the company’s AI-powered Firecracker® solution among their top three tools for course study.

In Response to Accelerating Growth, FDS Expands Executive Team with Addition of John Triscoli and David Roth

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, June 20, 2019.

FORT WORTH, TX – (June 20, 2019) – Pharmacy technology company FDS, Inc. announced today the recent appointments of healthcare industry experts John Triscoli as Chief Operating Officer (COO) and David Roth as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO).

VirtualHealth Closes Series B Funding

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, June 18, 2019.

NEW YORK – June 18, 2019 – VirtualHealth, provider of HELIOS, the leading SaaS platform for care management and population health, today announced it has closed a Series B financing round bringing the total amount raised by the company to more than $25 million. Led by Edison Partners and existing investors, the latest funding provides strategic capital to fuel the company’s rapid growth and product innovations.