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Patient check-in technology vendor Clearwave raises an undisclosed amount of money from Frontier Capital. The company had raised over $5 million before this particular round of financing. HGP served as Clearwave’s advisor for the deal.
EHR and practice management vendor InSync Healthcare Solutions hires Zack Kilburn (CareCentrix) as CTO.
Announcements and Implementations
With help from Pivot Point Consulting, Acumen Physician Solutions adds legacy data archiving technology powered by SMART on FHIR from Trinisys to its Acumen 2.0 powered by Epic software for nephrology practices.
FQHC Nevada Health Centers contracts with VisuWell for telemedicine services across its 24 offices, school-based clinics, and mobile health programs.
PCP Billy Branch, MD hopes his appearance on this summer’s edition of American Ninja Warrior will inspire others to realize that fitness is important to health. Branch, who lost 80 pounds while training for the show, says he and his training partner always “preach ‘do it today’ because tomorrow is never guaranteed. We think that being healthy and helpful leads to happiness, and try to impact others around us in the same way. We’d love for that to be our message and something that might light a spark in others.”
All eyes are on Charlotte, NC as hospital-owned physician practices around the country wait to see how former Atrium Health and Novant Health medical groups fare now that they’ve declared their independence. Physicians with the former Atrium-owned Mecklenburg Medical Group have gone on to form Tryon Medical Group, while over 40 former Novant providers have joined Tennessee-based Holston Medical Group – a move some say is not unlike signing on with a health system. Both offer access to capital, technology, and management infrastructure. Holston Medical Group provider Ehab Sharawy, MD adds that patients will benefit from more personalized care and lower costs, due to the fact that the now-independent physicians no longer feel pressured to send their patients to higher-cost hospital facilities.
I know parents will appreciate this: CampDoc adds facial-recognition and photo-sharing capabilities from Waldo Photos to its EHR and online registration software for camps. Parents can now log in to the CampDoc system and view images of their child, or sign up to receive them via text.
- Culbert Healthcare Solutions will exhibit at AMGA March 27-30 in National Harbor, MD.
- What’s an ePatient? (AdvancedMD)
- Aprima EHR Adoption Improves Neurology Practice Workflows and Communication (Aprima)
- The Changing Role of the CIO: Mapping Applications to Business Tactics and Strategy (Culbert Healthcare Solutions)
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