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Better Life Partners raises $26.5 million in a Series B funding round. The company offers virtual and in-person care services for patients dealing with substance use disorders. It operates in four states and plans to expand into population health management.
Alongside the funding news, co-founder and COO Steve Kelly has moved into the role of chief growth officer.
Abyde promotes Jake Dewberry to COO and Chris Wheaton to chief revenue officer.
Announcements and Implementations
Golden Care Solutions will roll out CareSpan Health’s digital care Software-as-a-Service to its network of practices.
Alo will leverage Innovaccer’s data-sharing capabilities and analytics throughout its new clinically integrated network of independent physician practices in North Carolina.
Sympathy Health Clinic in Las Vegas implements CareCloud TalkEHR.
Veteran-focused PsychiaTreat (NY) selects behavioral health software from EClinicalWorks.
Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge will leverage Credible EHR software from Qualifacts as a part of its drug and alcohol treatment and recovery program administered at 14 facilities.
The Colorado Department of Health Care Policy & Financing will use Safety Net Connect’s e-consult technology as a part of its statewide Health First Colorado Medicaid program.
Research and Innovation
Physician practice staffing data from MGMA shows that workflow improvements and virtual care options have helped practices reduce time to next available appointments for new patients from 10 to five days.
The Venice Family Clinic in California renames itself the Chuck Lorre Rose Avenue Health and Wellness Center in honor of the television producer whose generous donations over the past 20 years have helped enable its extensive renovations. Lorre explained at the center’s ribbon-cutting, “When I first came to Los Angeles, I was really sick, I was really physically extremely ill. I was 110 pounds, and (my) prospects weren’t good. And I had no insurance. So this is important to me. The opportunity to see a doctor when you need to see a doctor, no matter what’s in your wallet, is really personal to me.”
GoodRx adds real-time health insurance benefit information to the provider side of its prescription cost software, giving physicians the ability to offer patients transparent prescription pricing at the point of care.
- EClinicalWorks releases a new podcast, “Empowering Communities, Analytics for Better Patient Care.”
- Nordic releases a new Designing for Health Podcast, “Interview with Matt Sakumoto, MD.”
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