Claritas invests some more in Philly firm

The local venture capitalists take part in another round of funding for Sanovia, which helps insurers run their drug programs, and bring in Louisville's Chrysalis Ventures.
The exploding costs of specialty pharmaceuticals and the number of new drugs in the regulatory pipeline have now reached the attention of plans, PBMs, distributors and regulators alike. The fresh capital will allow Sanovia to continually enhance its product suite and also leverage the growth potential of recent partnerships.
May 6, 2009 12:36 AM

Telecom services firm acquired

Minneapolis-based Avtex has bought DialPro Tennessee, which sells communications services like call-center systems and speech recognition software to companies.
May 5, 2009 8:15 AM

Saint Thomas adds some software

The local health system has contracted to use California-based SCI Solutions' Web-based scheduling software at its three hospitals and several outpatient imaging centers.
May 4, 2009 3:35 PM

Cell Journalist teams up with weather tech firm

From Media Wire:
Baron Services, a leading weather technology company and Cell Journalist, a leading provider of user generated content (UGC) solutions to television stations and other media outlets, have signed an exclusive arrangement to integrate the two robust technology platforms making possible an unprecedented level of coverage for news, weather and sporting events. The Cell Journalist platform enables any individual with a cell phone, iPhone, or Blackberry to upload images and videos of newsworthy events as they happen, and it allows newsrooms and weather centers to expedite the content to air and online use. As a result of the alliance, Baron's Omni and FasTrac weather systems, which merge radar and forecast display, live weather graphics and sensor data into one seamless presentation without rendering will add the dimension of actual photos and video from storm fronts.
Apr 14, 2009 8:53 AM

Getting gas prices right

That's what the more than 100 Daily's locations in this region hope to do with the help of software from New Jersey-based KSS.
Apr 7, 2009 11:29 AM

IMI Health gets HEDIS-certified

IMI Health announced that it has earned National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Healthcare. From a press release:
HEDIS software calculates standard measures to support annual audit and reporting requirements for health plans, and IMI Health’s NCQA-Certified software helps health plans measure quality and lower audit requirements. HEDIS specifications are updated annually and software vendors must make changes to comply with the measures and gain certification each year. All U.S. health plans seeking NCQA Accreditation must comply annually with the calculation of standard measures and completion of an audit. Health plans that select a certified software vendor are exempt from source code review. Health, plans even without the mandate for review and audit, can benefit by proactively using HEDIS measures to demonstrate their effectiveness.
Apr 7, 2009 9:33 AM

New CEO at Passport

Alum of Cerner, McKesson joins fast-growing health care IT company
Apr 6, 2009 10:44 AM

Local VC invests in HR software firm

Deal to fund growth aimed at $11B market -- Updated with size of investment
Apr 6, 2009 7:48 AM

Bondware to the 'Boro

From WGNS:
Software entrepreneur Tim Choate is relocating Bondware Inc. from Davidson County to his hometown of Murfreesboro. Bondware’s most visible local division develops, sells and services software for managing website content and commerce.
Mar 23, 2009 4:23 PM

A quieter airport in the works

The folks at Nashville International have contracted with two software firms whose "robust, elegant and cost-effective program" analyzes plane traffic and helps reduce noise for the surrounding area.
Mar 6, 2009 8:55 AM