Cerner teams up with Uber to help patients get to appointments

Cerner and Uber are collaborating to help get patients to and from their doctor’s appointments – addressing a major social determinant of health that hinders the cost-effective management of chronic conditions. WHY IT MATTERS The Uber Health app will soon be available for integration into Cerner’s electronic health record, enabling…

Voalte to be acquired by Hill-Rom for $180M

Voalte, the maker of communications tools for hospitals and other health organizations, will be acquired by Hill-Rom Holdings, which provides various technology and equipment for hospitals, for $180 million. The deal also includes potentially an extra $15 million, pending the company’s achievement of certain performance milestones. WHY IT MATTERS Voalte,…