Becker's Hospital - ProMedica to form joint venture to develop digital health apps

Toledo, Ohio-based ProMedica has partnered with enterprise mobility software company Kaonsoft to form a new healthcare technology company focused on developing medical applications from inventors at ProMedica Innovations, the health system's commercialization arm.

The new company, called Kapios Health, will use Kaonsoft's Enterprise Mobility Platform to build and deploy healthcare applications that will be beta tested in ProMedica facilities.

"This new company will help fast track the creation of cutting-edge technology solutions to improve patient care," said John Pigott, MD, chief innovation officer/strategic business development of ProMedica Innovations. "Our inventors will work closely with Kapios Health developers to bring their ideas to fruition."