Entries by amy.krane

Boston Business Journal: New Leaf Ventures invests $12M in electronic health records startup QPID

Boston Business Journal, May 6, 2014 QPID Health, an electronic health records spinout from Massachusetts General Hospital, has received a $12.3 million investment from New Leaf Venture Partners. Launched last February, the Boston-based startup completed it’s Series A funding in March 2013, which came from Cardinal Partners, Matrix Partners, the Massachusetts General Physicians Organization and Partners […]

Dow Jones Venture Wire: QPID Health Raises $12.3M for Natural Language Processing

Dow Jones VentureWire, Feb. 18, 2014 As health-care providers move their record-keeping from paper files to digital formats, they continue to face the daunting task of digitizing handwritten notes by doctors, who are not generally known for great penmanship. QPID Health Inc ., a company that aims to use natural-language processing to get around the problem, says […]

BetaBoston (a Boston Globe site): QPID Health raises $12.3 million for patient data software

BetaBoston (A Boston Globe Site), May 6, 2014 Boston’s QPID Health, which finds clinical intelligence about patients using data in electronic health records, has raised a $12.3 million Series B round of funding. The money will be used to ramp up the sales of its software, which works with most electronic health record systems. The company’s software […]

QPID Health Secures $12.3M Series B Funding

New Leaf Venture Partners leads round to accelerate company’s growth and meet market demand for its clinical intelligence solution   Boston – May 6, 2014 – QPID Health, which has committed to bringing clinical intelligence to healthcare providers to improve outcomes and lower costs, today announced a $12.3M Series B round of funding led by New York City-based […]

KevinMD: “How natural language processing can help EHRs”

Great article on KevinMD on the topic of NLP and EHRs. Author Phil Simon writes: “While turning unstructured data into something useful may not get your juices flowing, many people feel passionately about the sub­ject.”  Well, you can count QPID Health in! We are passionate about helping nurses, doctors, population health and quality managers and others […]

QPID Health Announces Formation of Advisory Board

Group of nationally recognized healthcare IT and policy leaders to provide strategic guidance  Boston – April 23, 2014 – QPID Health, an innovative provider of clinical intelligence software solutions, today announced the formation of the Company’s first industry Advisory Board, which will provide insights on the concerns of healthcare leaders and guidance on corporate and product strategy. In […]

HIStalk Interviews Michael Doyle, CEO, QPID Health

HIStalk, March 31, 2014 Mike Doyle is president and CEO of QPID Health of Boston, MA. Tell me about yourself and the company.  This is my fifth company as president and CEO. I was attracted to this opportunity because we understand the clinical frustration that physicians, nurses, and clinicians of all types are having accessing data […]

Healthcare Informatics: An Innovative Approach to Pre-Authorization At Mass General Hospital

Healthcare Informatics, April 3, 2014 Application aims to promote appropriate use and cut costs related to pre-authorization and unnecessary surgical procedures. Healthcare spending in the U.S. is widely deemed to be growing at an unsustainable rate, and efforts are being made by policymakers to seek ways to slow that growth or reduce spending overall. A […]