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Fold Health raises $6 million. The company has developed software to help primary care providers unify and automate administrative workflows with an eye to value-based care arrangements
Founders Abhijit Gupta and Ram Sahasranam sold their first startup, EHR optimization company Praxify, to Athenahealth in 2017 for $63 million.
July 26 (Wednesday) 1 ET. “Lessons We’ve Learned Since Launching our Cancer Prevention Program.” Sponsor: Volpara Health. Presenter: Albert Bonnema, MD, MPH chief medical information officer, Kettering Health System, and Chris Yuppa, product owner for oncology services and cancer prevention, Kettering Health System. Kettering’s IT department has played a critical role in providing an EHR-driven framework to bring cancer risk assessment and individual prevention plans to more than 90,000 patients. Primary care, OB/GYN, oncology, and imaging providers are now able to assess the hereditary, genetic, and lifestyle factors that affect the risk of developing lung, breast, ovarian, colon, and prostate cancer in any patient encounter. Learn how Kettering brings together people, processes, and technology to be more proactive in the fight against cancer and where its cancer prevention program is headed next.
July 27 (Thursday) noon ET. “Why You Shouldn’t Wait to Use Generative AI.” Sponsor: Orbita. Presenter: Bill Rogers, co-founder, president, and chairman, Orbita. The advent of generative AI tools truly represents a paradigm shift. And while some healthcare leaders embrace the transformation, others are hesitant. Invest 20 minutes to learn why you shouldn’t wait. When combined with natural language processing, workflow automation and conversational dialogs, generative AI can help leaders address a raft of challenges: from over-extended staff, to the rising demand for self-service tools, to delivering secure information to key stakeholders. You will learn where AI delivers the greatest value for providers and life sciences, how it can solve critical challenges faced by healthcare leaders, and how Orbita has integrated generative AI into its conversational platform so healthcare leaders can leverage its full capabilities safely and securely.
July 27 (Thursday) 2 ET. “Denial Prevention 101: How to stop denials from the start.” Sponsor: Waystar. Presenter: Crystal Ewing, director of product management, Waystar. There’s a reason denial prevention is prominent everywhere in healthcare RCM. Denials reduce cash flow, drive down revenue, and negatively impact the patient and staff experience. More than half of front-end denials don’t have to happen, but, once they do, that money is gone. It’s a pretty compelling reason to take some time now to do some preventative care on your revenue cycle. This webinar will help you optimize your front end to stop denials at the start. We’ll explore the importance of not only having the right data, but having it right where staff need it, when they need it.
Acquisitions, Funding, Business, and Stock
After-hours pediatric telemedicine company Hello Pediatrics raises $3 million in a Series B funding round. The company plans to expand its behavioral healthcare services, as well as into new states. It currently operates in five states along the East Coast.
Gradia Health secures $4.2 million in seed funding. The company has developed software that helps physicians in concierge care practices remotely monitor patients in between visits. Currently focused on gastrointestinal care, it plans to expand to other specialty-specific care pathways.
Larry Steenvoorden (Chembio Diagnostics) joins CareCloud as CFO.
Heard Technologies names KK Mulligan (Wheel) COO and Brandon Wolf (Maze) head of support.
Confluent Health promotes Kim Mascaro to EVP of innovations, Meg Dietzel, chief marketing officer, and Bridget Morehouse chief strategy officer.
Announcements and Implementations
National Spine and Pain Centers will leverage Sure Med Compliance’s Perspectives in Care app to help its patients manage their medications.
Privia Health will integrate research, clinical trial, and patient recruitment sites managed by Velocity Clinical Research with select Privia Care Centers.
Caduceus Medical Group (CA) implements ELovu Health’s digital wellness technology for prenatal and maternal care.
Keith Vrbicky, MD debuts his memoir, “Forever Grateful: The Gift of New Life from Organ Donation,” written after he recovered from a heart transplant in 2021. Vrbicky practices at Faith Regional, Midwest Health Partners, and Family Medicine & Convenient Clinic in Nebraska. He launched American Educational Telecommunications, a telemedicine company, in 1999.
- PerfectServe announces that customer satisfaction with its clinical communication solutions have been highlighted in a new KLAS Research report, “Clinical Communication Platforms 2023: A Closer Look at Customer Adoption.”
- We Surveyed Our Customers on Mental Health Issues. Here’s What We Learned. (AdvancedMD)
- Nurses of Note 2023: The Nurse of Many Titles (PerfectServe)
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