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Walgreens decides to close all of its VillageMD clinics in Florida, one of its largest markets. Walgreens announced in October that it would close 60 VillageMD clinics in non-strategic locations. Half of those closures had taken place as of January. Analysts speculate that the Florida clinics, all of which were co-located with Walgreens pharmacies, were too small to attract enough patients and recruit enough doctors to remain viable.


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Announcements and Implementations


Cucamonga Valley Medical Group (CA) implements XpertDox’s AI medical coding software.

Lee Freedman, MD will implement CloudDX’s Connected Health remote patient monitoring software as part of a new RPM program at his MDVIP practice in Illinois.

ImagineSoftware will incorporate Maverick Medical AI’s autonomous medical coding software into its RCM technology.

Steer Health develops SteerNotes, AI-powered automated patient documentation software.


Tlingit & Haida’s Community & Behavioral Services Division will implement Cantata Health’s Arize behavioral health EHR at its Healing Center in Alaska.

Government and Politics

Greenridge Behavioral Health (MD) will pay $40,000 and implement a corrective action plan to settle HIPAA-related charges stemming from a 2019 ransomware attack on the ill-prepared practice that exposed the PHI of 14,000 patients.

Research and Innovation

A study in the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine finds that telehealth is an effective form of keeping FQHC patients with diabetes connected to their care teams and involved with their care regimens.


Medical Management Resource Group, which does business as practice management company American Vision Partners, announces that the November breach of one of its network servers may have exposed the PHI of 2.4 million patients.

Sponsor Updates

  • Healing Hands Ministries (TX) adds Sunoh.ai medical AI scribe capabilities to its EClinicalWorks system.
  • Nordic releases a new Designing for Health Podcast featuring Mark Townsend, MD.
  • Black Book’s list of top, physician-rated small hospital health IT vendors includes Waystar in the category of RCM platforms/rural end-to-end software systems.

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