If you’re looking to reduce administrative costs, you’re not alone. Inflation, rising staffing expenses, and an aging American population are all contributing to difficult economic conditions.
It’s the time of year when a lot of us make resolutions. Maybe you want to lose weight, read more, or travel to new places. For us, the new year is a great time to double down on our commitment to improving healthcare by implementing interoperability.
Wow, what a year! So much happened in the span of 12 months. We’re proud to pause and celebrate a few key milestones: new customers, new partnerships, and new hires. All told, it’s an annum that’s poised to position us for growth in the new year!
Washington D.C. and Seattle, WA – November 28, 2023 – Banjo Health, a leader in generative AI-powered prior authorization software, and Opala, an interoperability platform for seamless real-time data integration in healthcare, are excited to announce their strategic partnership. This collaboration transforms the prior authorization process, making it more efficient and effective for both providers and payers.
We are thrilled to share some exciting news! We are proud to announce a new collaboration with The Sequoia Project's 'Data Usability Taking Root' Initiative. This cross-industry community of practice aims to revolutionize health data usability, bringing us one step closer to achieving seamless and impactful healthcare interoperability.
Opala is excited to announce the launch of its new PDex Formulary API, designed to provide formulary data in real-time, delivering essential information such as drug information, coverage tiers, and utilization management requirements for use by providers at the point of care and patients as they’re selecting coverage or working to understand their benefits. Opala's Formulary API is a non-authenticated API that ensures seamless data exchange between pharmacy benefit management (PBM) companies, their partner health plans, and healthcare providers.
SEATTLE, May 17, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Opala, a leading healthcare data platform, designed to advance the exchange of provider and payer data to enable next generation patient care, has announced the appointment of Stacey Kinkead as its new Chief Product Officer (CPO). In her new role, Kinkead will be responsible for leading the development, product management, and design of the company's suite of solutions to drive seamless collaboration between payers and providers and optimize the patient experience.
We are pleased to share that Opala was recognized as this year’s runner-up in the Puget Sound Business Journal’s Inno Madness competition. The competition was designed to recognize some of the most promising startups in the Seattle area and brought together 16 startups to compete in a bracket-style tournament. Over the course of several weeks, readers determined the winners by selecting which of the startups they would rather invest in.
In January, Opala held its first hack-a-thon. Over four days, twenty-two Opala employees broke into small teams to tackle issues such as identifying patient cohorts for chronic conditions, machine learning using FHIR resources
Opala was selected to participate in the Puget Sound Business Journal’s Seattle Inno Madness competition, as one of 16 of the most promising tech companies in the Seattle area. The contest is based around one question