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Greenway Health brings on Scott Zimmerman as CEO. Zimmerman replaces company co-founder Tee Green, who will stay on as executive chairman. Zimmerman has done stints at TeleVox, Merck, Boston Scientific, and GE Healthcare. His expertise also extends to patents, including a “simplified user interface that prescribes, creates, and presents images ready for a radiologist to review” and a “method and apparatus for providing messaging to targeted lifestyle segments.”


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April 26 (Tuesday) 1:00 ET. “Provider-Led Care Management: Trends and Opportunities in a Growing Market.” Sponsored by HIStalk. Presenter: Matthew Guldin, analyst, Chilmark Research. This webinar will provide a brief overview and direction of the provider-led care management market. It will identify the types of vendors in this market, their current and longer-term challenges, product capabilities, partnership activity, and market dynamics that influence adoption. It will conclude with an overview of key factors for vendors and solutions moving forward.

Contact Lorre for webinar services. Past webinars are on our HIStalk webinars YouTube channel.


Acquisitions, Funding, Business, and Stock

Private equity firm GI Partners completes its joint venture acquisition with Allscripts of Netsmart Technologies. The new venture will merge the Allscripts homecare software business unit with Netsmart.


People

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OptumLabs CEO Paul Bleicher, MD joins medical wearables company MC10’s Board of Directors.

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ZirMed promotes Jay Volk to vice president of partner and corporate development.


Announcements and Implementations

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The New Hampshire Health Information Organization selects secure messaging software from TigerText for its 100-plus HIE participants.

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PrecisionBI partners with PractiSource to offer RCM and analytics services to physician practices and labs.

Better Day Health adds Isabel Healthcare’s differential diagnosis decision support engine to its clinical documentation technologies for orthopedic and ambulatory clinics.

The Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers selects consulting services from EMedApps to assist its 49 member organizations in connecting to The Massachusetts Health Information Highway, the state’s HIE.

The OPIE/Futura Software Group, a company that caters to physicians working with orthotics and prosthetics, taps ZirMed to serve as the clearinghouse for its client base.


Telemedicine

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Chiron Health joins the Greenway Health online marketplace of partner companies.

Physician’s Computer Company signs an MoU with ThinkMD to bring its Medical Evaluation and Diagnostic System for Infants, Newborns and Children (MEDISINC) technology to the US market starting this spring. PCC, which helped develop MEDSINC, will presumably integrate it with its pediatric EHR.


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