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Pleasanton, CA-based HintMD develops software physicians can use to offer monthly, subscription-based skincare treatments to their patients. The company has raised $15 million since opening for business in 2014. Co-founders Aubrey Rankin and Vojin Kos both came from pharmaceutical company Zeltiq, best known for its CoolSculpting fat-reduction technology.


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Announcements and Implementations


DrChrono announces GA of a physical therapy EHR bundle that includes smartphone, tablet, and practice and revenue cycle management software; plus patient engagement and telemedicine support from Physitrack.


NextGen launches an API Marketplace featuring solutions from EHR Integration Services and Otto Health.


Amazing Charts announces GA of a population health tool for independent practices looking for help with chronic care management, to improve patient engagement, meet clinical quality measures, and identify and close care gaps.

Acquisitions, Funding, Business, and Stock


MRO patents IdentiScan, a feature within the company’s ROI Online software that scans for misplaced files during the health records request process. The technology helps to ensure accuracy and reduce the likelihood of an unintentional HIPAA violation due to mixed-up records, an occurrence that happens in one out of every 200 retrievals.

Research and Innovation


Scientists are developing a set of wearables that can assist physicians in diagnosing, treating, and monitoring the treatment of mental health disorders like PTSD, depression, and anxiety. The SysteMD prototype includes a headset, wristbands and ankle band that can monitor a patient’s heart rate, perspiration, respiration, and pupil diameter, which proprietary algorithms then analyze to look for patterns that might indicate mental health issues. In early tests, SysteMD accurately classified 82 to 94 percent of PTSD patients.

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