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How to Design Technology for and with Physicians

Why do so many technology companies struggle with physician adoption? Are physicians technophobes, is it the technology, or some combination of both?The unfortunate reality is that many physicians either dislike or do not use many health IT solutions. Read More

Agathos Selected for Dreamit HealthTech's Cohort

Dreamit Ventures has selected Agathos along with seven other startups for the fall 2018 class of its HealthTech cohort. See the MedCity announcement. Read More

Agathos Pitches at TMCx Demo Day

On June 7, Agathos joined 20 other digital health companies, more than 500 attendees, and around 200 viewers on live stream to showcase Agathos' physician engagement platform to hospital leaders, physicians, investors, and the media at the Texas Medical Center (TMC) in Houston,[…] Read More

Erlanger/MDP Hospitalists selected as a Top 15 Research and Innovation Oral Abstract

In April, Agathos was fortunate to have attended The Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Conference where Dr. David Alvarez, Hospitalist Medical Director at Erlanger Health System, presented on the power of mobile tools guiding physician performance, particularly Agathos’[…] Read More

Agathos selected for Texas Medical Center's Innovation Program

Agathos joined 22 other digital health companies from three countries and nine states at the TMC Innovation Institute (TMCx) this week. Agathos is part of TMCx’s sixth accelerator class and will complete a four-month program alongside new partnerships with TMC hospitals, such as[…] Read More

HealthX, Launchpad, and Better Ventures Invest in Agathos

Agathos is excited to announce the closing of a $1.56M seed round led by HealthX Ventures with participation from Launchpad Digital Health and Better Ventures. Learn more about Agathos’ investors and fellow portfolio companies below: Read More

Six Imperatives for Cybersecurity in U.S. Healthcare

On June 2, 2017, the HHS Healthcare Industry Cybersecurity Task Force released the final Report on Improving Cybersecurity in the Health Care Industry to Congress. Read More

SMART on FHIR: Unlocking Digital Health

“Do you integrate with my EMR vendor?” is one of the first questions a digital health application vendor will get from a prospective client, and with good reason. It has historically been a Sisyphean task – requiring custom interfaces and hours of hospital IT time. Often, it[…] Read More

HIMSS17 Takeaways

Last week, forty thousand health IT professionals arrived in Orlando for the HIMSS (Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society) annual meeting, the biggest health informatics event of the year. Read More