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ChartSpan Medical Technologies raises $16 million in a venture round led by Cypress Growth Capital, bringing its total funding to $22.15 million since launching in 2012. The chronic care management-focused technology vendor aims to create 300 jobs over the next 18 months and expand beyond its Greenville, SC borders.


June 22 (Thursday) 1:00 ET. “Social Determinants of Health.” Sponsored by Philips Wellcentive. Presenter: David Nash, MD, MBA, dean, Jefferson College of Population Health. One of the nation’s foremost experts on social determinants of health will explain the importance of these factors and how to make the best use of them.

June 29 (Thursday) 2:00 ET. “Be the First to See New Data on Why Patients Switch Healthcare Providers.” Sponsored by Solutionreach. As patients pay more for their care and have access to more data about cost and quality, their expectations for healthcare are changing. And as their expectations change, they are more likely to switch providers to get them met. In this free webinar, we’ll look at this new data on why patients switch and what makes them stay. Be one of the first to see the latest data on why patients leave and what you can do about it.

July 11 (Tuesday) 1:00 ET.  “Your Data Migration Questions Answered: Ask the Expert Q&A Panel.” Sponsored by Galen Healthcare Solutions. Presenters: Julia Snapp, manager of professional services, Galen Healthcare Solutions; Tyler Suacci, principal technical consultant, Galen Healthcare Solutions. This webcast will give attendees who are considering or in the process of replacing and/or transitioning EHRs the ability to ask questions of our experts. Our moderators have extensive experience in data migration efforts, having supported over 250+ projects, and migration of 40MM+ patient records and 7K+ providers. They will be available to answer questions surrounding changes in workflows, items to consider when migrating data, knowing what to migrate vs. archive, etc.

Previous webinars are on our YouTube channel. Contact Lorre for information on webinar services.

Announcements and Implementations


Aledade will work with UnitedHealthcare to launch its first Medicare Advantage ACO. The program will potentially serve 15,000 UnitedHealthcare members in Arkansas, and leverage data-sharing capabilities between the two organizations.

EMDs will add Updox’s care coordination and CRM capabilities to its Lytec, Medisoft, Practice Partner, Solution Series, and Plus EHR and PM systems.


Innovaccer develops an evaluation tool to help physicians determine the financial benefits and potential clinical outcomes associated with various value-based programs like MIPS, CCM, and CPC+.

HybridChart, RevMD, ITel, and Life365 – all based in Phoenix – announce plans to leverage each other’s technologies as part of a new partnership that they hope will provide their customers with a more comprehensive IT solution. The companies offer EHR-friendly charting software, billing software, telemedicine services, and remote patient monitoring, respectively.

Acquisitions, Funding, Business, and Stock


Formativ Health moves forward with plans to build a 72,200 square-feet patient access service center in Jacksonville, FL. First announced as part of the practice management company’s launch earlier this year, the $1.6 million center will employ up to 500. 



The Montgomery County School District in Georgia will trial 24/7 Kid Doc’s Connect-a-Doc virtual consult system during the upcoming school year. The pilot marks the second such implementation for the Newton, NC-based telemedicine vendor. Its initial, still-ongoing trial kicked off last year with a school system in North Carolina.


Preferred Risk Administrators will roll out First Stop Health’s telemedicine services to self-insured employers.



Start ‘em young: The Girl Scouts will offer troop members a cybersecurity badge this August. With the help of Palo Alto Networks, younger scouts will have the opportunity to learn about data privacy, cyberbullying, and online security. Older scouts will focus on learning how to code, development of and interaction with firewalls, and becoming “white hat” hackers.

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  • Versus Technology offers its RTLS for wayfinding initiatives using Bluetooth Low Energy networks.

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