The idea is to reduce emergency department visits, preventable (re)admissions, and improve connectivity to community-based providers post-discharge.
The company will use the money to wearables-powered service to reach more private practices across the U.S.
The partnership reinforces the commitment of both organizations to empower employees and improve health outcomes by employing innovative technology solutions.
Boston-based PatientPing is launching in seventh state through in partnership with one of New Jersey's largest health networks.
The solution provides auto-diagnoses, drug interaction alerts, medication reminders, answers to billing questions, appointment scheduling, and more.
The company will use the funds to boost its sales and marketing efforts, as well as to further develop the product.
The company helps its clients solve challenges like missed appointments, medication adherence, and gaps in care, through more effective consumer engagement.
CBC is deploying Sense Health with 12 of its NYC care management agencies to enable two-way text message communication between care coordinators and patients.
Epic, Cerner, Athenahealth, Allscripts, Kaiser Permanente and John Hopkins Medical are all on board, and so are the 5 largest health care systems in the U.S.
Under the deal, UPMC is purchasing stock from existing non-employee medCPU shareholders and expects to hold majority ownership by the end of Q2 2016.