One of Wisconsin’s key assets is quality healthcare, a commodity largely taken for granted inside Wisconsin and largely unknown to people and companies who may be thinking of moving or expanding here.
It’s down to three from a potential pool of more than 10,000 companies in the global Innovation Award competition put on by IT solutions giant Citrix, and it was announced today that Madison, Wis.-based company Envision IT is among the three finalists. Nominees were judged on their use of technology to positively affect lives. Envision IT’s entry centered on its work with Exact Sciences, also headquartered in Madison, and how Envision IT’s services allowed rapid globalization of Exact Sciences’ early detection colorectal cancer screening test Cologuard thanks to secure, efficient, and easy-to-use technology for the diagnostic company’s international workforce. The winner will be announced January 11 at the 11th annual Citrix Summit in Anaheim, Calif.
From heart failure biomarkers to novel electric motors, and from learning games to training software for drone pilots, 28 companies have been selected to pitch to potential investors and others at the 2016 Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium on Nov. 16 at Madison’s Monona Terrace Convention Center.
Health Care Veteran Dr. Barry Chaiken to Lead Central Logic’s New Advisory Board of Industry Executives
Central Logic, the healthcare industry’s leading provider of innovative transfer center and on-call scheduling technology solutions, is bringing together healthcare executives to provide a well-rounded view of how the industry is quickly evolving. Central Logic’s Executive Board of Advisors will guide the company’s continued effort to develop, broaden and expand their solutions to provide greater visibility into the entire patient care continuum. The board will advise the rapid need for change to align with IT security, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regulations and policies.
Nordic is pleased to announce that it has completed a minority recapitalization with Silversmith Capital Partners and a group of banks led by current lender Square 1 Bank. By successfully raising this growth capital, Nordic reaffirms its position as the nation’s largest independent EHR/IT advisory consulting firm and positions itself as an industry leader well into the future.
Nordic has again been recognized as an industry leader in the latest KLAS report on Epic consulting firms, which was released this week. In addition to being recognized for a greater breadth of services than in the previous report, no firm has worked with more KLAS-validated clients than Nordic.
Supports local IT initiative
Presidio, a national provider of professional and managed services for advanced IT solutions, announced that it has completed its’ purchase to acquire the business of Netech Corporation. Presidio is now a $2.8 billion company with 2,700 employees in over 60 offices serving more than 6,500 clients. Netech will operate as “Netech, a Presidio Company,” transitioning to the Presidio brand in the next 60 days.
Cimphoni Expands into Life Sciences Technologies to Develop Life-Changing Medical Devices and Solutions
Rick Davidson, President and CEO of Cimphoni, said, “We’re excited to expand our services into the life sciences sector where we can create next generation medical technologies and devices. Our capability to develop innovative medical devices is made even stronger through our business partnership with the Medical College of Wisconsin.”