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Cityblock Health will bring 140 new jobs to Indiana when it begins providing care for MDwise members in Indianapolis and Fort Wayne. Already operating in six states, Cityblock provides tech-enabled primary care, behavioral healthcare, and social services to Medicaid and eligible Medicare patients, particularly those living in underserved areas.

The company was spun out of Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs in 2017. It has raised nearly $900 million over eight funding rounds.


Webinars

October 18 (Tuesday) 2 ET. “Patient Payment Trends 2022: Learn All The Secrets.” Sponsor: Mend. Presenter: Matt McBride, MBA, co-founder and CEO, Mend. Many industries offer frictionless payments, but healthcare still sends paper bills to patients who are demanding modern conveniences. This webinar will review consumer sentiment on healthcare payments, recent changes to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act that create opportunities for new patient financial engagement, and new tactics to collect more payments faster from patients.

Previous webinars are on our YouTube channel. Contact Lorre to present your own.


Acquisitions, Funding, Business, and Stock

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Personalized medication management company Custom Health acquires Health in Motion Network, which has developed software that enables patients to view and track data from medical and lab records, monitoring devices, and wearables.


People

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Octiva Healthcare names Ron Galonsky (RJG Healthcare) CEO.

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Annexus Health promotes David Meier to CTO and names Katy Wile (Huron) VP of product delivery.


Announcements and Implementations

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PhysicianOne Urgent Care implements Augnito’s AI-powered voice recognition software for clinical documentation across its 20 locations across several states.


Government and Politics

The University of Montana and Montana State University establish the first VA telehealth sites at academic institutions, part of the department’s Accessing Telehealth through Local Area Stations program. Veteran students and staff can access services from the Montana VA Health Care System using the private ATLAS spaces.


Other

Samsung will offer access to virtual medial visits via telemedicine vendor HealthTap through its line of Smart TVs.


Sponsor Updates

  • Nordic posts a new episode of its DocTalk video series called “The Impact of Long COVID.”
  • Nordic joins the Microsoft Cloud Partner Program.

Blog Posts


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