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Maven Clinic, a digital women’s and family healthcare provider, raises $110 million in a Series D funding round led by Dragoneer Investment Group and Lux Capital (with help from investor Oprah Winfrey). The company, which caters to employers and payers, has raised $200 million since launching in 2014.
Acquisitions, Funding, Business, and Stock
Austin-based EqualizeRCM acquires A Cord Billing & Business Services, which offers RCM solutions to physician practices in Oklahoma. EqualizeRCM expanded into the South last year through its acquisition of competitor Solutions4MD’s[sic].
DocSpace raises $1.2 million in seed funding. The Houston-based startup has developed automated tools to help physicians set up online practices, including digital health storefronts and back-office management solutions. The new funding will help the company further develop its one-click checkout and payment capability. Co-founder Mario Amaro, MD is a US Navy veteran, having served as an aerospace medical technician for seven years.
Hinge Health names Hassan Asghar (Bremer Bank) CISO and Ryan Russell (Amazon) SVP of design and user experience.
Optimize Health names Ryan Clark (Phreesia) VP of customer success, Sarah Jacob (Accolade) VP of product, and Louie Martinez (Quartet Health) head of people.
Announcements and Implementations
Privia Health will offer virtual maternity care tools and programs from Babyscripts to its network of 700-plus practices.
Optometric Management Group will leverage insurance billing and credentialing services from RevCycle Partners across its eight locations in Ohio.
Bucking the trend: Josh Thompson, MD opens Thompson Medical Clinic in Oneida, TN after four years working as a hospitalist at not-so-nearby Fort Sanders in Knoxville. Thompson says the long commute to Knoxville helped a big factor in opting for the life of a solo practitioner, as was the fact that several clinics in Oneida had closed, leaving local residents with fewer options for care.
The American Board of Telehealth develops a Teleprimary Care Certificate program to help primary care physicians develop telehealth programs using industry best practices. The online course consists of six hour-long modules.
- AdvancedMD publishes the 2021 edition of its “MACRAnyms” e-book.
- EClinicalWorks releases a series of podcasts focused on “How Health Centers Nationwide are Improving Access to Care.”
- Using hello2healow for Patient Outreach in Florida (EClinicalWorks)
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