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The NW’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies: Which Startups Made Inc.’s Annual List

August 17, 2016

GeekWire, Monica Nickelsburg

It was also a good year for health-focused companies. Portland-based HealthSparq, a healthcare software company, is No. 6 in the Northwest (No. 196 overall). See the complete list of NW companies who made the Inc 5000.

Oregon Techies Tackle Transparency Tools

February 6, 2015

Portland Business Journal, Elizabeth Hayes

The Technology Association of Oregon today dove into how technology is transforming health care delivery, from consumer tools to DNA sequencing to medical simulation. Read more…

Communication Shakedown

January 1, 2015

Medical Marketing & Media, Sarah Mahoney

Long the only game in town, health insurers—many have observed—never mastered the art of customer service. But with a host of tech- and service-savvy upstarts making plays for "their" customers, the rules have changed. Sarah Mahoney examines how the new breed of insurers—who mix high tech with high touch—are trying to outflank the establishment. Read more…

Consumers’ Influence on Health IT in 2015

December 16, 2014

iHealthBeat, Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

Health consumers and health care providers live in parallel universes when it comes to health IT, a smart CMIO friend of mine recently told me. 2015 will be a year when consumers, patients and caregivers pressure providers to converge toward greater convenience, access, transparency and quality using health IT. This health IT forecast for 2015 focuses on the forces that could advance and slow that convergence. Read more…

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