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Workit Health raises $12 million in a Series B round of funding that will enable the addiction treatment telemedicine startup to expand beyond the five states it currently serves.

The company, which has raised $20 million since launching five years ago, offers virtual group and one-to-one therapy and coaching, as well as medication-assisted online programs.

Co-founders Robin McIntosh and Lisa McLaughlin met at an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting more than 10 years ago.


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HIStalk Practice will be on holiday hiatus through the end of the year. I hope everyone enjoys the break, a few good books, and time off from the news cycle. See you in 2021!


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Canadian clinic company Jack Nathan Health names Glenn Copeland, MD CMO. Copeland, former chairman and CEO of Cleveland Clinic Canada, will take a 20% stake in the company’s new subsidiary, Jack Nathan Functional Health.

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Digestive health care coordination software company SonarMD names A.R. Weiler (Livio Health Group) CEO, and promotes Beth Houck to COO.


Announcements and Implementations

Independent practice network Tandigm Health selects Care Continuity’s cloud-based provider communication and consultation management software.


Research and Innovation

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An EHR timestamp analysis of 21 million doctor visits finds that the average length of exams was 18 minutes. More than two-thirds of visits were shorter or longer than scheduled by five minutes, leading analysts to suggest that practices could benefit from taking a more strategic look at scheduling workflows.


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Cloud hosting and IT services company Netgain notifies customers, including Crystal Practice Management, of a late-November ransomware attack that forced it to take some of their data centers offline. Crystal Practice Management notified its optometry and vision therapy practice customers of the attack, adding that thousands of Netgain servers were impacted.


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