Built in Seattle | EHR rehab: UW spinout raises $5.8M to improve health record access for doctors

A Seattle-based tech startup has raised $5.8 million in Series A funding in an effort to widen bottlenecks and smooth clinical workflows within hospitals. TransformativeMed is targeting the ways in which doctors communicate with one another, which traditionally center around messaging software that requires a complex and cumbersome interface to access a hospital’s electronic health records.

EHRs work well at storing patient data, but aren’t particularly good at organizing it in a way that caters to the individual needs of the physicians, therapists, specialists, social workers and consultants many patients interact with during a stay in a hospital, each of whom require access to very different information. TransformativeMed says its software overcomes that hurdle by embedding within an EHR system, organizing information to facilitate collaborative work and making it accessible from any connected device.

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Cheryl Isen