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Patient payment app startup PayGround raises $19.7 million in a Series A funding round, bringing its total raised to over $25 million.
Acquisitions, Funding, Business, and Stock
NextGen Healthcare will lay off close to 250 employees over the next several months, according to employment-related filings in Missouri, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. The company was acquired by private equity firm Thoma Bravo earlier this month in a take-private deal valued at $1.8 billion. NextGen kicks off its annual UGM today in Orlando.
Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute promotes Ken Sturtz to chief information and administrative officer.
Announcements and Implementations
Kipu Health adds Eleos Health’s natural language understanding technology to its EHR for behavioral healthcare providers, enabling them to automate documentation and analysis of patient interactions.
Brandon Area Primary Care (FL) implements EClinicalWorks.
New York City-based house call provider Expert Medical Services selects remote patient monitoring services from Health Recovery Solutions.
Pacific Cataract & Laser Institute implements InteliChart’s Healthy Outcomes patient portal and intake software across its 17 locations in six states.
The local paper profiles Physicians for Wishes, an Indiana-based nonprofit that aims to grant the vacation wishes of patients struggling with severe illnesses. Gregory Taylor, DO an Air Force flight surgeon and professor of emergency medicine, launched Physicians for Wishes earlier this year, inspired by the anonymously paid-for vacation he and his family went on in 2008 during his mother’s battle with terminal cancer in 2008.
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