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Medical and dental billing company Medusind acquires behavioral healthcare software vendor Lightning Step’s Ava Billing & Consulting subsidiary.

Lightning Step acquired Ava Billing & Consulting in 2019. It also owns ZenCharts, which it acquired in March 2022.


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On Belay Health Solutions names Megan Sufka (Unite Us) chief people officer.

Announcements and Implementations


Hybrid healthcare provider Carbon Health adds an AI-enabled notes assistant to its EHR for hands-free charting.

Government and Politics

New Jersey-based Manasa Health Center will pay $30,000 to settle potential HIPAA violations stemming from a response it posted to a patient’s negative online review. Prompted by a patient complaint, an HHS OCR investigation found that the psychiatry practice may have disclosed patient diagnoses and treatment details in its response to four separate negative online reviews.



Albany ENT & Allergy Services notifies patients of a data breach that occurred within its network in late March.

In Australia, the local paper profiles 81 year-old rural physician and aerial stunt pilot David Cooke, who still regularly flies to remote areas to treat patients. In addition to his practice, he performs with a group of pilots called the Bobcats. He served with the Royal Flying Doctor Service in the 60s and 70s and isn’t likely to slow down anytime soon: “People say, ‘Why, at 81, don’t you retire?’ and I say, ‘Because I love work’. I love sitting in my surgery and talking to people and being up in the air.”

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