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McKinney, TX-based MyTelemedicine will use a regional economic grant to relocate and expand its headquarters within the city, and more than triple its staff over the next three years.

The company’s app offers virtual care, provider search, prescription savings, and referrals.

Co-founder and CEO Rey Colon also co-founded AmeriDoc, which he sold to Teladoc in 2013.


Webinars

October 28 (Wednesday) noon ET: “How to Build a Data-Driven Organization.” Sponsor: Newfire Global Partners. Presenters: Chris Donovan, CEO and founder, Adaptive Product Consulting; Harvard Pan, CTO, Diameter Health; Jason Sroka, chief analytics officer, SmartSense by Digi; Jaya Plmanabhan, data scientist and senior advisor, Newfire Global Partners; Nicole Hale, head of marketing services, Newfire Global Partners. The panel of data experts will discuss the opportunities that data can unlock and the challenges involved with becoming a data-driven organization. Attendees will learn why having a data strategy is important; how to collect, manage, and share data with internal and external audiences; and how to combat internal resistance to create a data-driven culture.

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


Announcements and Implementations

Fresenius Medical Care North America’s Health Partners division will leverage Livongo’s Whole Person for CKD offering, comprised of virtual diabetes and hypertension management solutions tailored for chronic kidney disease patients.

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CloudMD launches a white-label telemedicine service for pharmacies, payers, and employers in Canada.

CentralReach will incorporate Change Healthcare’s RCM software and services into its EHR for autism-focused providers and educators.


People

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Practice management company Women’s Health USA names Jon Bunker (OptumCare) SVP.


Government and Politics

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The USDA allocates $72 million to fund 116 projects across the country through its distance learning and telemedicine grant program.

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NY Spine Medicine will pay the HHS Office of Civil Rights a $100,000 settlement for failing to provide a patient with all of her requested medical records, including diagnostic film, in a timely manner. The patient, who initially requested her records in June 2019, finally received them this month.


Sponsor Updates

  • Healthwise will exhibit during the virtual Cerner Health Conference October 13-14.

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