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Eleos Health raises $20 million in a Series A funding round led by F-Prime Capital and Eight Roads Ventures. The company has developed AI-powered, clinical documentation software for behavioral health providers.
On demand: “Cybersecurity Threats Facing Healthcare Today.” Sponsor: Net Health. Presenters: Jason James, MS, CIO, Net Health; Monique Hart, MBA, CISO, Piedmont Healthcare; Jeffrey Rosenthal, , MBA CIO, Reliant Rehabilitation; David Jollow, MBA, CISO, Healogics. The panel of CIO and CISO leaders will discuss the cyberthreats that healthcare faces today. They will review security priorities for the increasingly complex healthcare IT environment that includes cloud-based applications, an increased number of endpoints that include connected devices and patient wearables, and patient portals.
Acquisitions, Funding, Business, and Stock
Information and technology-enabled health services business Optum will acquire Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, which employs 500 physicians across 30 clinics in Houston. The deal comes on the heels of Optum’s $5.4 billion acquisition of home care company LHC Group, and purchase of Refresh Mental Health. In related news Optum parent company UnitedHealth has extended its deadline to purchase Change Healthcare by nine months. Originally announced in January 2021, the deal has been hung up by a DoJ lawsuit. Optum will pay a $650 million fee to Change Healthcare should the DoJ’s lawsuit bring the deal to an end.
RCM technology vendor Med-Metrix Solutions acquires medical coding and release-of-information company Armco Partners.
Consumer-focused digital medical home company Recuro Health acquires telemedicine vendor WellVia.
StationMD, a telemedicine company specializing in treatment for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, raises $3.2 million.
Women’s telemedicine and online prescription startup Evernow raises $28.5 million in a Series A funding round. The company’s initial focus is on treatment for perimenopause and menopause.
Kimberly O’Loughlin (Therapy Brands) joins Health Recovery Solutions as CEO.
CentralReach names Drew Hamilton (Kareo) as its first chief revenue officer.
Announcements and Implementations
California Mental Health Services Authority will implement the Smart Care EHR from Streamline Healthcare Solutions at its member organizations throughout the state.
The National Cancer Treatment Alliance selects House Rx to develop analytics software to track and compare physician dispensing quality metrics.
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