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Tech-enabled primary and urgent care company Carbon Health acquires MedPost Urgent Care’s clinics in California. It now operates 120 clinics nationwide.
Carbon Health raised $350 million in a Series D funding round last year, which enabled it to acquire remote patient monitoring vendor Alertive Healthcare several months later. It announced a clinic and services partnership with the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network earlier this month.
April 22 (Friday) 1 ET. “CMIO 3.0: What’s Next for the CMIO?” Sponsor: Intelligent Medical Objects. Presenters: Becket Mahnke, MD, CMIO and pediatric cardiologist, Confluence Health; Dale Sanders, chief strategy officer, IMO. The relatively short history of the CMIO role includes Version 1.0 (EHR implementation, Meaningful Use, and regulatory compliance) and Version 2.0 (quality and efficiency). Version 3.0 is at the forefront of predictive analytics, population health initiatives, and optimization of data-driven tools. The presenters will discuss the digital revolution’s impact on CMIO responsibilities; the connection between clinical informatics, analytics, population health and the CMIO; and how CMIO 3.0 will be involved in the adoption of advanced technologies.
April 28 (Thursday) 2 ET. “Undercoded and Underpaid: Making It Easier to Document to Optimize Reimbursement.” Sponsor: Intelligent Medical Objects. Presenters: Deepak Pillai, MD, physician informaticist, IMO; June Bronnert, MSHI, RHIA, senior director of informatics, IMO; Nicole Douglas, sales engineer, IMO. The presenters will discuss how to simplify precise documentation for clinicians; the effects of imprecise coding on reimbursement; why accurate code capture at the point of care can have positive downstream impact on population health initiatives; and how third-party solutions integrated with the EHR can reduce documentation burdens.
Acquisitions, Funding, Business, and Stock
CentralReach, a behavioral health EHR vendor headquartered in New Jersey, will relocate its headquarters from Matawan to 25,000 square feet of office space in Holmdel. Though the company’s team of nearly 400 employees are fully remote, CentralReach decided to build out a remote-first hybrid work space so that they could collaborate in-person, as needed. The new space will be ready this summer. CentralReach expects to hire another 100 employees by the end of the year.
Virtual lactation consult company Nest Collaborative promotes Judith Nowlin to CEO. Founder Amanda Gorman, NP will become chief clinical officer.
Duo Health names Richard Barager, MD (Balboa Nephrology Medical Group) CMO and Anthony Perry, MD (Rush University Medical Center) chief clinical officer.
Announcements and Implementations
Remote patient monitoring company Accuhealth launches a concierge chronic care management program for clinics that leverages its AI-assisted RPM technology.
South Florida Skin Center, a two-physician practice in Port Charlotte, selects billing software and services from Dermatology Billing Associates.
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