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MDLive secures $75 million through a $50 million crossover equity investment from Sixth Street Growth and $25 million in debt expansion from other investors. It has raised nearly $175 million since launching in 2009.

The telemedicine company, which saw visits increase 95% in the first half of 2020, plans to launch an IPO early next year.


Webinars

September 17 (Thursday) 1 ET. “ICD-10-CM 2021 Updates and Regulatory Readiness.“ Sponsor: Intelligent Medical Objects. Presenters: June Bronnert, MSHI, RHIA, VP of global clinical services, IMO; Theresa Rihanek, MHA, RHIA, mapping manager, IMO; Julie Glasgow, MD, clinical terminologist, IMO. IMO’s top coding professionals and thought leaders will review additions, deletions, and other revisions to the 2020 ICD-10-CM code set that will be critical in coding accurately for proper reimbursement.

Previous webinars are on our YouTube channel. Contact Lorre to present your own.


People

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Clinical decision support company EvidenceCare names Bo Bartholomew (Healthcare Value Analytics) CEO.

CloudMD hires Karen Adams (Optimize Care Solutions) as chief health innovation officer.


Announcements and Implementations

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IntrinsiQ Specialty Solutions adds virtual visit capabilities to its UroChartEHR for urologists.


Government and Politics

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In Health Affairs, CMS Administrator Seema Verma highlights 2019 Medicare Shared Savings Program ACO performance.

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Like me, you may find former National Coordinator and current Aledade CEO Farzad Mostashari, MD’s tweet recap of the MSSP results an easier read.


Other

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Primary care company Carbon Health establishes 100 pop-up COVID-19 testing clinics across 20 markets. The clinics will transition over the next several months to permanent primary care clinics offering virtual and in-person care. The California-based company has already launched an at-home test for the virus, as well as a return-to-work program for employers.

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Splash Coworking adds telemedicine services from ISelectMD to its membership packages for coworking space in San Marcos, Texas.

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The Good Clinic will open its first location in Minneapolis, serving residents of a multi-use residential complex with telemedicine services overseen by a nurse practitioner. The company’s leadership team, which plans to open more in-person and virtual clinics, includes several former Zipnosis executives, and several who helped scale and then sell the MinuteClinic chain to CVS.


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