HealthCast LLC and HosplTech Solutions Enter Agreement
HealthCast LLC and HosplTech Solutions have entered into an agreement to offer "HIPAA-friendly" Web-based services for both companies' health care provider clients. Under the terms of the agreement, HosplTech clients will have access to HealthCast's Web-based clinical and administrative information services, while HealthCast clients will have access to HosplTech's services, including HIPAA consulting and disaster recovery services. HealthCast's Web-based solutions include privacy encryption features and auditing services (HealthCast release, 1/23).
Cambridge, Mass.-based Veritas Medicine announced yesterday that it will partner with the online publication HIV and Hepatitis.com to offer patients and physicians access to its database of clinical trials and treatment information about HIV and viral hepatitis. On the Web sites of both companies, patients and doctors can "be matched against relevant new treatments and open trials, and access ... information about the latest treatment options" (Veritas Medicine release, 1/22).
Avon, Conn.-based Internet HealthCare Group has announced a business alliance with IBM that will offer IHCG partner companies discounts on IBM hardware and software, as well as assistance from an IBM support team. IHCG offers funding and support services to business-to-business ehealth, e-insurance and e-employee benefits companies (IHCG release, 1/22).This is part of the California Healthline Daily Edition, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.