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The University of Maryland Medical System appoints Stacy Garrett-Ray, MD (VA) president of the University of Maryland Quality Care Network and vice president/medical director of the UMMS population health services organization.


Self-service health kiosk vendor Pursuant Health closes a a $12.8 million Series A round of financing. The Atlanta-based company (fka Solo Health) will use the investment to expand its offerings to include texting, mobile, and incentive management capabilities. It has established several high-profile wellness programs and partnerships over the last year with organizations including the American Diabetes Association and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield.


Dallas-based Christus Health expands its relationship with Phillips, adding the company’s somewhat newly acquired Wellcentive population health management capabilities across its 50 hospitals and 175 clinics. The health system will also use technology to better manage the health plans it offers its employees and the public via state-based exchanges.


Glendale, CA-based Apollo Medical Holdings merges with Alhambra, CA-based Network Medical Management to become one of the country’s “largest integrated population health management companies.” The newly combined company, which will operate under the Apollo name, will provide medical management services for 700,000 patients through its 3,000 clinicians and 400 employees. NMM CEO Thomas Lam, MD will join APM CEO Warren Hosseinion as co-CEO of the new company.


Caradigm enhances its population health management solutions to support MACRA and bundled payments, adding Care Bundles, Content Builder, MACRA solutions, Advanced Computation Engine, and Utilization and Financial Analytics.


University of Missouri Health Care implements Cerner’s HealtheIntent population health management across the Health Network of Missouri’s,six facilities, each of which uses a different EHR. The network serves predominantly rural patient populations through the sharing of health data and best practices.

Vicky Ann Ducworth (The Boeing Company) joins EQHealth Solutions as SVP of government operations.

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