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San Francisco-based independent physician network Brown & Toland Physicians selects Epic’s ambulatory software.


And speaking of Epic, it looks like the Verona, WI-based company has finally made its first acquisition, snatching up Fitbit on the advice of new financial advisor Jim Cramer.


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Announcements and Implementations


Practice Velocity adds chronic problem management features to its EHR for urgent care and primary care providers. 


AdvantageCare Physicians (NY) will integrate HealthReveal’s AI-powered clinical decision support tool with its Epic system across all of its sites within the next two months.

Acquisitions, Funding, Business, and Stock

Hematology Oncology of Indiana joins practice management company American Oncology Network.



OneOncology names Lee Schwartzberg, MD (West Cancer Center) CMO.


Care management software vendor TCS Healthcare Technologies promotes Deborah Keller, RN to CEO.

Government and Politics

Florida’s Department of Children and Families will leverage data collection, assessment, hosting, and support services from FEI Systems to improve its opioid-response initiatives.


DrChrono adds Beam Health Group’s telemedicine functionality to its EHR.

Research and Innovation


A new workforce and practice survey of nearly 13,000 American Urological Association members finds that:

  • Urologists working in private practice are down 2 percent from the year before to 57 percent.
  • Nearly 100 percent now use an EHR in their practice; outliers include men 45 and older and those working in solo practices.
  • Less than 12 percent have utilized telemedicine within the last year; the majority of those who have believe their utilization will increase over the next three years.

Sponsor Updates

  • Nordic will present at the Quality of Care Outcomes Research Scientific Sessions April 5-6 in Arlington, VA.

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