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Walgreens will collaborate with tech-enabled primary care enablement company Pearl Health on helping community-based PCPs offer value-based care services. Walgreens will offer PCPs working with Pearl Health prescription fulfillment, medication adherence, immunizations, care gap closure, diagnostic testing, and assistance in transitioning patients from the hospital to home.
September 21 (Thursday) 2 ET. “Unlock open enrollment best practices to stop future denials.” Sponsor: Waystar. Presenter: Lauren Tungate, solution strategist team lead, Waystar. Nearly half of insured Americans consider changing their insurance coverage each fall, necessitating provider safeguards to stop increased denials, find hidden coverage, and prevent uncompensated care. This webinar will crack open enrollment best practices, such as using different data sources to get an accurate picture of benefit details; leveraging automation to identify hidden coverage, confirm active insurance, and avoid lost revenue; and simplifying eligibility workflows to reduce the financial burden on patients and strain on staff.
October 25 (Wednesday) 2 ET. “Live Ask Me Anything Webinar: The Power of Data Completeness.” Sponsor: Particle Health. Presenters: Jason Prestinario, MSME, CEO, Particle Health; Carolyn Ward, MD, director of clinical strategy, Particle Health. Is fragmented data impacting your organization and its ability to scale quickly? Our experts will discuss the advantage of having a 360-degree, real-time view of your patients. Access to analytic-ready data supports proactive care by enabling rapid clinical decision-making, stratifying high-risk patients, developing and using personalized treatment plans, lowering cost, and quickly closing care gaps.
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In other Walgreens news, the retail pharmacy settles a class-action lawsuit with Theranos customers for $44 million. Walgreens will refund patients in Arizona and California for Theranos products that didn’t work, plus additional payments related to battery and medical battery claims. Walgreens at one time operated 40 Walgreens Theranos Wellness Centers in Arizona.
UnisLink names Bryan Koch (Medtronic) COO.
Calm Waters AI promotes Kurt Kozin to EVP of sales.
Neville Zar (Deloitte) joins Athenahealth as SVP of revenue cycle management.
Deer Oaks Mental Health Associates becomes a victim of the LockBit ransomware group, according to cybersecurity expert Dominic Alvieri.
When you’re done playing Cones of Dunshire: Nonprofit Pro Se Practice, led by Main Line Health CISO Andrew Weismann, launches a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for the production of cybersecurity tabletop board game Guardians of the Grid. Backers may be featured on one of the game’s 416 playing cards.
- DePaul Community Health Centers reduces days in accounts receivable by more than 50% with RCM solutions from EClinicalWorks.
- Nordic releases a new episode of its In Network podcast in partnership with Amazon Web Services, “Making Rounds: Emerging opportunities with cloud-based EHRs.”
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