Rimidi News & Insights

See what's new at Rimidi

Read our blog posts below.

NASH: America’s Silent Epidemic

You’ve heard of diabetes, and you’ve probably heard of cirrhosis too… but have you heard of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH)? Even if you have heard of it, you may not have seen it: there are little to no symptoms, and was first identified relatively recently, in 1980, as the “unnamed disease”.For such a discreet disease, many […]

Rimidi Partners with Point-of-Care Diagnostics Company

ATLANTA, GA (Nov. 1, 2018) – Rimidi, an Atlanta-based healthcare technology company, today announced a partnership with PTS Diagnostics, a leading manufacturer of point-of-care biometric testing devices. Together, the two companies seek to close gaps in care, drive clinical efficiency and improve patient outcomes with Connected Care, a digital condition management solution powered by Rimidi’s […]

Are we really meeting patients where they are?

Scanning a healthcare organization’s website, odds are good that you’ll come across the phrase “meeting patients where they are”. As an industry, we talk about it all the time, and it is key to improving the patient experience—and outcomes. But are we really doing it? Physically? Geographically? The data says no. The graph below shows […]

CVS Health to Embark on Pilot Program to Combat Diabetes in Medically Underserved Atlanta Neighborhoods

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today that it is embarking on a pilot project in the Tri-Cities area of Atlanta, Georgia, aimed at addressing diabetes in medically underserved communities with chronically high rates of this disease.  In collaboration with Rimidi, Inc., a digital health company, and select community organizations, CVS Health will work […]

Diabetes and Heart Disease

Most people with diabetes do not realize that heart disease is one of the more serious and common complications of having diabetes. The classic microvascular complications of the eye, kidney, and nerves are commonly discussed and more often stressed in the diabetes literature, even though they occur much less frequently than cardiovascular disease. Heart attacks, […]

Rimidi Partners with The Kinetix Group to Launch a Clinical Care Partnership for the Management of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH)

ATLANTA, Aug. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Rimidi, in collaboration with The Kinetix Group, announced a partnership focused on improving Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) and Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) care delivery leveraging NASHNET, a global centers of excellence network. The Kinetix Group (PRNewsFoto/The Kinetix Group) (PRNewsfoto/The Kinetix Group) The global NASH market is projected to reach $25 Billion by 2025, with […]

Rimidi Announces Addition of Jim Clifford as Vice President of Strategic Sales

ATLANTA, Aug. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Rimidi, a digital health company that provides software and clinical analytics for chronic disease management, today announced that Jim Clifford has joined the company as Vice President of Strategic Sales. “Jim’s joining Rimidi is a great win for the company and for our clients. Jim’s depth of experience and knowledge of HIT will bring enormous […]

Diabetes Education: We Can Do Better

Lifestyle management has been the cornerstone of diabetes treatment since the disease was first identified.  Insulin and medications are actually relative newcomers to the options available for treatment. Every major diabetes organization recommends diabetes self-management education and support (DSMES) is part of standard care for all individuals with diabetes. The benefits of DSMES are many […]

Its more than Diabetes!

Cardio-Metabolic chronic diseases are plaguing the US population and are creating an untenable level of cost to the US healthcare system. Although there is a growing public awareness of the pervasiveness and impact of Diabetes, there is less concerning the chronic disease states that co-exist with Diabetes. The infographic demonstrates the need for a strong […]

Diabetes – hasn’t that been solved?

No. The ‘diabetes problem’ has not been solved. In fact, despite the advances in blood glucose monitoring technologies, the proliferation of self-management apps, and near universal awareness of the impact of poorly-controlled diabetes, we haven’t significantly changed the trends on prevalence, outcomes or cost. Yet. Here’s an example of hemoglobin A1c control at a very […]

Twisted Healthcare Economics

Despite the high cost of healthcare in the US, numerous forces are converging to put pressure on hospital margins; 30% of hospitals are losing money. Some forces like policy, payer mix and workforce changes, are out of the control of the hospital, but others can be addressed. In particular, revenue cycle management innovations can be implemented […]

New MIPS Improvement Activity Supports RPM

This article is featured on AJMC and was co-written by Caroline Meade, MPH candidate. Telehealth is a growing market with a compound annual growth rate of 39.9%, more than double that of health information technology. Despite growth in the market, CMS has been slow to recognize the value that telehealth can bring to clinical encounters by […]