Articles from November, 2011

Sharing EHR data results in $2M in savings across Memphis EDs

Healthcare IT News  |  November 18, 2011

Category: Sector Specific

Sharing electronic health information across every major emergency department in the Memphis, Tenn., area resulted in reduced hospital admissions, reduced radiology tests and an annual cost savings of nearly $2 million, according to a recent study conducted by Vanderbilt University …

Precedent Health Announces Acquisition of Intraoperative Monitoring and Research Company

Press Release  |  November 17, 2011

Category: Portfolio Companies

Precedent Health, a healthcare company focused on aligning physicians, hospitals and payers by building innovative provider networks, today announced the acquisition of DOC Holdings, a spine research company focused on providing comprehensive intraoperative monitoring solutions.

Health Investors’ New Calculus: Save Money To Make Money

Kaiser Health News  |  November 6, 2011

Category: Sector Specific

Over the last two decades, venture capitalists helped make possible striking advances in health care, including robotic surgery, cancer vaccines and genomics. But such innovations also fuel higher health care spending, and now private investors see new opportunities in betting …