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News 11/8/23

November 8, 2023 News Comments Off on News 11/8/23

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Eleos Health raises $40 million in a Series B funding round. The company has developed AI-powered clinical documentation and insights software for behavioral healthcare. Eleos works with FQHCs and other community-based providers, payers, and mental health technology vendors.


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Acquisitions, Funding, Business, and Stock

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Mental health practice management startup Therapy IQ raises $1.5 million in seed funding.


People

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Frits Hoffman (Lumeon) joins Graphium Health as VP of sales.

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Central Reach names Thomas Cady (Cohealo) VP of operations for its CR Bill Max business.


Announcements and Implementations

Ultrasound Express (DE) selects CareCloud’s TalkEHR.

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People’s Center Clinics and Services, an FQHC in Minneapolis, will work with Syra Health to implement federal Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services standards.

The Council for Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services (TN) will implement Arize care management software from Cantata Health Solutions.

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Amazon offers its 200 million Prime members a significantly reduced rate for membership to its One Medical primary care business. Amazon acquired One Medical earlier this year for nearly $4 billion. The company offers virtual and in-person appointments, with annual memberships for non-Prime members starting at $199.


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  • Southern Endocrinology Associates increases collections by more than 200% using EClinicalWorks and Healow.
  • AdvancedMD receives the 2023 ISV Builder Partner of the Year Award from Zoom Video Communications.

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News 11/6/23

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Carepatron raises $4 million in seed funding, bringing the startup’s total raised to $5.6 million. The company offers practices easily modifiable operating software with practice management, patient engagement, and clinical documentation capabilities. It plans on using the new investment to develop AI and automation features. It is based in New Zealand, but counts US-based practices as half of its customer base.


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CareCloud reports Q3 revenue of $29.3 million, a 13% decrease over Q3 2022. The company expects layoffs, scheduled to wrap up by the end of the year, to help make up for some of the lost revenue, which CareCloud attributes to the loss of two customers health system mergers.


People

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Noelle Parker (Community Asset Builders) joins Velatura HIE Corp. as VP of client affairs for the Midwest.


Announcements and Implementations

EHR vendor ITreatMD adds medical billing services and software from Puredi to its technology.

Shadowbox announces GA of its workflow automation software for imaging centers.


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Australian patient Abbey Smith warns others about the danger of obtaining a seemingly convenient online prescription without a real-time clinical consult with a qualified physician. Smith’s efforts to fill an online prescription for what she thought was a treatable UTI resulted in her being admitted to the hospital for sepsis.

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Pediatrician Michel Cohen, MD puts a new spin on his latest office, dubbed “the Lego building” by locals. Cohen’s Tribeca Pediatrics practice operates 40 clinics throughout New York and New Jersey.

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Crystal Run Healthcare (NY) alerts patients to an ongoing cyberattack that has affected some of its computer systems and services. UnitedHealth Group subsidiary Optum Health acquired Crystal Run earlier this year.


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  • PerfectServe’s Lightning Bolt achieves top marks for overall performance, ease of use, quality of support, and proactive service in the 2023 KLAS Physician Scheduling Report.

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News 11/1/23

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Digital preventive health software startup PreventScripts raises $1.5 million in funding. The company, which markets its automated patient engagement and education technology to primary care practices, will use the investment to expand into seven additional states.


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People

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Walgreens names Neal Sample EVP and CIO.


Announcements and Implementations

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Southland Recovery (MS) selects cloud-based EHR, RCM, and behavioral health software from EClinicalWorks.

Suki announces that 20 independent physician practices have adopted its AI-powered ambient clinical documentation capabilities.

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Onsite Women’s Health will implement medical image and data exchange technology from Medicom Technologies across its 116 affiliated clinics in 26 states.


Government and Politics

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Doctors’ Management Services will pay $100,000 to settle potential HIPAA violations related to a 2017 ransomware attack that impacted the PHI of nearly 207,000 patients. The breach occurred in 2017, but was not detected by DMS until the end of 2018, when patient files were encrypted.


Sponsor Updates

  • AdvancedMD announces that DeepScribe has joined its marketplace as an integration partner.
  • Nordic releases an episode of its In Network podcast, “Designing for Health: Interview with Deepti Pandita, MD.”

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News 10/30/23

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Well Health Technologies acquires Seekintoo and Proack Security via the Canadian digital health and primary care company’s Cycura business unit. Seekinto offers cybersecurity operations center support, while Proack provides security assessment services. Seekintoo CEO Paul Morgan will join Cycura as CEO.


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People

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Recuro Health names Jason Casten (GeniusRx) CFO.

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The American Academy of Family Physicians names Alabama-based Family Medical Clinic of Jackson co-founder Steven Furr, MD president.

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Martin Ignatovski, PhD (SimplePractice) joins Lightning Step as CIO.


Announcements and Implementations

Speak Your Mind clinic, set to open in Connecticut in December, will implement CareCloud’s Charts EHR and Concierge RCM software.

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Texas Partners Center selects EClinicalWorks EHR, billing, and patient engagement software for ambulatory surgery centers.


Government and Politics

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HHS proposes information-blocking penalties for providers. MIPS participants found to be blocking information may receive a zero score in the Promoting Interoperability performance category of MIPS, while MSSP participating providers would have their program eligibility rescinded for at least one year. Comments are due January 2.


Research and Innovation

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A study of 1,052 ambulatory physicians over 115 weeks finds a strong association between the use of telemedicine and time spent charting in the EHR during and outside of appointment hours. The study did not find an increase in the use of electronic messaging from patients. The abstract makes no mention of how these findings compare to the amount of time physicians who see patients in office spend performing similar activities in the EHR.


Sponsor Updates

  • Nordic releases a new Making Rounds Podcast, “Lab information, at your service.”

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News 10/25/23

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Greater Good Health raises $20 million in a Series A funding round, bringing its total raised to $33 million. It it will use the investment to build its first clinics – three facilities in Montana developed in partnership with Humana. The senior-focused, primary care company currently partners with payers and providers to help them shift to value-based care. Founder and CEO Sylvia Hastanan spent several years as an executive at Optum before launching Greater Good in 2021.


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Acquisitions, Funding, Business, and Stock

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Paywalled reporting from The Information suggests that primary and urgent care provider Carbon Health has laid off over 100 employees to compensate for a drop in revenue related to a decline in COVID-related services. The company launched in 2015 and has raised over $600 million.


People

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Nikole Benders-Hadi, MD (Included Health) joins Talkspace as chief medical officer.

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PatientPoint names Meghan Sarli (IQVIA) principal, client Insights and enablement; Melanie Spurrier (Definitive Healthcare), VP of research and analytics; and David Loux (Indegene) VP of client solutions.


Announcements and Implementations

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Syra Health develops Syrenity, a mental health module that incorporates continuous monitoring, cognitive therapy interventions, and virtual care.

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Samimi Orthopedic Group (GA) implements Azra Care’s AI-powered Kimi virtual assistant.technology.


Sponsor Updates

  • EClinicalWorks integrates with Sunoh.ai, an AI-powered ambient listening technology that generates clinical documentation during appointments.
  • Nordic publishes a new episode of its In Network podcast, “Making Rounds: Lab information, at your service.”
  • Black Book Research recognizes vendors exhibiting at MGMA’s Leaders Conference who’ve received its 2023 awards for highest customer experience and user satisfaction in practice management, including HIStalk sponsor EClinicalWorks.

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