PatientPing Appoints Dr. John Glaser to Board of Directors

Boston, MA (May 17, 2016) – PatientPing, an innovative health technology company that allows care providers to get notified in real-time when their patients receive care anywhere, announced today the appointment of John Glaser, PhD, to their Board of Directors. Dr. Glaser has served as the CIO of Partners Healthcare, the CEO of Siemens Healthcare IT, and currently as Senior Vice President, Population Health at Cerner Corporation. 

Read the full release here.

How A Simple New Tool Helps Doctors Care For Patients -- After They Leave The Office

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We live in an increasingly connected world, but patients who receive treatment from multiple doctors and healthcare systems still face a lack of coordination in their care, which can put their health outcomes at risk.

PatientPing is working to help doctors collaborate and create a more consistent experience for patients with simple technology that connects healthcare providers across facilities, systems and geographies.

The PatientPing network gives providers real-time notifications, or “pings,” when their patients receive care, along with patient locations, history of visits, health provider contacts and guidelines for follow-up care.

Read the full post in Forbes.

Boston’s doctor-notification startup PatientPing expands to Vermont

A Boston startup is expanding its doctor notification service to Vermont, inking an agreement with the Green Mountain State to put its software in hospitals across the state in a bid to improve patient care and communication between health care providers.

“It’s in the interest of the patient; there’s real benefits for the patients when all the doctors that are touching them are communicating,” said Jay Desai, founder and chief executive of PatientPing. “We’ve seen how magical it can be when providers work with one another in a community.”

Read the full article in the Boston Herald.

Vermont Takes Unprecedented Step to Coordinate Health Care Delivery by Launching a Disruptive Information Sharing Technology with Adoption of PatientPing

Burlington, VT / Boston, MA (April 11, 2016) – The State of Vermont is set to be the first in the nation to announce state-sponsored use of groundbreaking health information technology, PatientPing – taking historic action in remedying the trillion-dollar deficit caused partly by the fragmentation of the American health care system.

On Tuesday, April 12, 2016, at Vermont Blueprint for Health 2016 in Burlington, VT, PatientPing Founder & CEO Jay Desai, state officials and health care representatives will publicly announce the adoption of PatientPing across in-state health care providers. PatientPing aims to enhance medical information transparency between once disconnected health care providers by implementing an information sharing system that will cut across silos to improve patient care.

Read the full press release here.

Boston’s PatientPing gets $10 million from Google and Fidelity

PatientPing Inc., a Boston-based startup that pings providers when their patients get medical care, has raised $9.6 million in a venture round led by Google Ventures and Fidelity Investments. Whenever a patient gets treatment from PatientPing’s network of 11,000 providers, other places those patients receive treatment get a real-time notification. PatientPing said it helps caregivers – doctors, nurses, care coordinators, and other medical personnel – coordinate care across clinics, hospitals, and health systems.

Re the full article at BetaBoston.

"PatientPing has raised $9.6 million to grow data sharing network"

A group of entrepreneurs developing a network so that different healthcare facilities can more easily share patient information has raised $9.6 million led by Google Ventures and FPrime Capital. PatientPing will use the funding to increase the number of states where it has a presence and to add staff. Other investors that contributed to the round include First Round Capital and SV Angel.

Read the full article at MedCity News

"PatientPing Picks Up $8M for Care-Coordination Network"

After drawing thousands of health-care providers in four states to its care-coordination technology, PatientPing Inc. has raised $8 million to expand nationally. Google Ventures , First Round Capital and F-Prime Capital provided the Series A financing. These firms, plus SV Angel and individuals, previously seeded the Boston company with $1.6 million. PatientPing, which has undisclosed customers in Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Connecticut and Michigan, has more than 11,000 health-care providers on its network. The company now aims to build a national care-coordination network.

Read the full article at VentureWire, part of Dow Jones & Co.


"PatientPing Gets $9.6M Led by Google Ventures & Fidelity's F-Prime"

The company is focused on connecting health care providers with real-time notifications (“Pings”) whenever their patients receive care at any facility that is a part of the national PatientPing network. The goal is to reduce the complexity of care coordination and better keep track of where patients receive their care when they’re not at the doctor’s office or hospital. In a news release, Google Ventures general partner Krishna Yeshwant said PatientPing’s “timing is perfect as we figure out how to navigate the new incentives moving through our healthcare system.”

Read the full article at BostInno.

PatientPing partners with HHS to drive value-based care

Today, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network, a forum for payers, providers, employers, purchasers, states, consumer groups, individual consumers, and others to work together to transition towards alternative payment models that emphasize value. PatientPing is proud to be a partner in this historic effort to move 30 percent of Medicare payments into alternative payment models by the end of 2016 and 50 percent into alternative payment models by the end of 2018.

ProHealth Physicians announces care coordination partnership with PatientPing in Connecticut


ProHealth Physicians, Connecticut's leading primary care physician organization, announced a partnership with PatientPing to improve care coordination across the state. Through this partnership, PatientPing will help ProHealth’s 95 practices, serving over 380,000 active patients, improve care transitions, reduce hospital readmissions, and optimize use of post-acute care services.