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CityBlock Health raises $54 million in a Series B+ round that brings its total funding to over $120 million. The company focuses on using technology to better integrate physical and mental healthcare with social services for those living in lower-income communities. It operates several primary care clinics in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, and North Carolina.
Acquisitions, Funding, Business, and Stock
In Canada, virtual medical care company CloudMD acquires digital mental health startup Snapclarity for $2.5 million.
Online prescription delivery company NowRx raises $20 million in a Series B round of financing. The company says it will use the investment to further develop its proprietary QuickFill technology so that more prescriptions in more areas can be filled and delivered within the same day.
Announcements and Implementations
Commonwealth Primary Care ACO deploys HGE Health’s app-based remote patient monitoring system for respiratory patients in Arizona.
Practice management company Aledade and Blue Cross North Carolina report their primary care ACOs have received over $10 million in quality-improvement incentive payments, reduced care costs by 4.7% for commercially-insured patients, and reduced costs for Medicare Advantage patients by 6.1%.
The local paper highlights the first of Amazon’s newly announced health centers for employees and their families. Located in Las Colinas, Texas, it will be the first of 20 in the online retailer’s partnership with Crossover Health, which provides tech-enabled care for employers. Amazon anticipates eventually serving 115,000 patients across five cities.
- Healthwise names Cydni Waldner (Hawley Troxell Ennis & Hawley) general counsel.
- Comprehensive Clinical Communication to Support Mother-Baby Care Delivery (PerfectServe)
- The Key to Improving Coaching Efficiency and Member Outcomes (Healthwise)
- Information Blocking: To Block or Not to Block (Nordic)