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Two weeks after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, CCS Oncology notifies patients and employees it will shut down on April 27. Adding to its woes with its creditors and the IRS, the New York State Department of Labor has opened an investigation into the company after employees complained of not receiving paychecks following the Chapter 11 filing.


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Announcements and Implementations

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Beverly Hills, CA-based National ACO selects population health management and care coordination software from The Garage.

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The San Antonio Endovascular & Heart Institute (TX) implements Biotricity’s Bioflux remote cardiac monitoring solution.


Acquisitions, Funding, Business, and Stock

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Web-based specialty consult company RubiconMD raises $13.8 million in a Series B funding round that brings its total raised to just under $20 million. The two year-old company plans to use the investment to expand its customer base and develop machine learning data-mining capabilities.


Telemedicine

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The Ocean City American Legion Morvay-Miley Post 524 in New Jersey will become the first post to offer veterans telemedicine services as part of a VA pilot program.


Other

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In Iowa, Polk County Health Services notifies 1,071 patients seen at the Crisis Observation Center in Des Moines that their information was “accidentally and unknowingly disseminated” between June 2014 and January 2018. The organization offers no further explanation as to how the breach occurred.

The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services and Department of Human Services send 4,136 letters to incorrect addresses. The correspondence included birth dates and medical, financial, and health insurance information. The mix-up was attributed to data files incorrectly reconciled between the two departments.

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A cure for burnout? The local paper covers the record store revolution happening in New Braunfels, TX thanks to OB/GYN Kevin Blair, MD. Blair opened StingRay Records in a building adjacent to his practice five years ago, and says the community’s interest in vinyl may prompt an expansion.


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