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Behavioral health telemedicine startup AptiHealth raises $50 million in a Series B round of funding, bringing its total raised to $65 million.

Founded in Troy, NY in 2018, the company plans to move its headquarters to an existing office in Boston, which it plans to expand.


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Here’s the recording of our recent webinar titled “Increasing OR Profitability: It May Be Easier than you Think,” sponsored by Copient Health.



Tele-mental healthcare company Prairie Health hires Christopher Reist, MD (Relias) as chief medical officer.


Sean Banerjee (SOC Telemed) joins CentralReach as CTO.

Announcements and Implementations


Primary care provider Florence Health adopts the Innovaccer Health Cloud.

Direct care practice management vendor Hint Health adds RubiconMD’s e-consult capabilities to its HintOS member management platform.

Research and Innovation


A Kaiser Permanente analysis of 2.2 million primary care encounters between its providers and members in Northern California between 2016 and 2018 reveals that video, phone, and in-person visits had similar rates of follow-up care. The analysis also found that medication was prescribed and labs ordered at higher rates during in-person visits, though the study’s authors point out that patients may opt for in-person visits because they feel their condition has worsened.

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  • The Behavioral Healthcare Executive Podcast features AdvancedMD President Amanda Hansen.

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