Home » News » Currently Reading:

News 1/13/21

January 13, 2021 News No Comments

Top News

image

Modernizing Medicine acquires orthopedics-focused EHR vendor Exscribe.


Webinars

None scheduled soon. Previous webinars are on our YouTube channel. Contact Lorre to present your own.


Acquisitions, Funding, Business, and Stock

image

Mental health technology startup Rose Health raises $1.73 million in seed funding. The Baltimore-based company has developed an AI-powered patient monitoring app, and provider dashboard, and hopes to soon develop a version of its software for children and adolescents.

image

Remote patient monitoring app and lifestyle analytics startup HealthSnap (whose three co-founders seem to have all spent time at the University of Miami) raises $4 million in a financing round led by Florida Funders.

Tech-enabled value-based care company Episode Solutions acquires competitor Fusion5 Healthcare Solutions.


People

image

DrChrono names Shahram Famorzadeh (Sensorcall) SVP of engineering.

image image image image

Employer- and payer-focused primary care company Crossover Health hires Katie Higgins (Optum) as chief revenue officer, Dan Oftedahl (Aetna) as SVP of payer sales, John Hallock (Livongo) as SVP of corporate communications, and Amy Chen (CareMore Health) as VP of marketing.


Announcements and Implementations

image

Esse Health, an independent physician group based in St. Louis, implements virtual care technology from Noteworth.

ChartRequest announces GA of automated referral management software.

image

The Tennyson Center for Children in Denver selects SmartCare EHR software from Streamline Healthcare Solutions.

image

Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey Community Health Center, an FQHC with four locations in Monmouth County, NJ, has implemented Curogram’s COVID-19 Crisis Response Platform to streamline its vaccination program with two-way and mass patient texting.


Government and Politics

image

Period and ovulation tracking app developer Flo Health settles allegations by the FTC that it shared user data with third parties like Facebook and Google, which then provided marketing and analytics back to the company, despite its promises to keep user data private. The practice first came to light in a February 2019 exposé by the Wall Street Journal.


Other

Business Insider reports that Walmart’s incubation arm is working on a venture that will help customers make healthier shopping decisions based on their purchase histories. I could see this being worked into some kind of app, perhaps with a rewards feature, offered to patients at Walmart Health clinics.


Sponsor Updates

Blog Posts


Contacts

Jenn, Mr. H, Lorre

More news: HIStalk.

Get HIStalk Practice updates.
Contact us online.
Become a sponsor.

Leave a comment


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Founding Sponsor


  

Platinum Sponsors


  

  

Gold Sponsors


 

Subscribe to Updates




Search All HIStalk Sites


Loading

Recent Comments

  • RustyColleague: NextGen announcement on Rusty makes me wonder why he was asked to leave abruptly. Knowing him, I can think of only 1 rea...
  • Robert D. Lafsky: "New Haven, CT-based medical billing and patient communications startup Inbox Health..." What you're literally saying h...
  • Marshall: RE: Josephine County Public Health department in Oregon administer COVID-19 vaccines to fellow stranded motorists. "H...
  • : United is regularly referred to as "The Evil Empire" in the independent pediatric space (where I live). They are the mo...
  • Dave Shaver: Regarding forgiven medical debt: If amounts are large enough, forgiven debt must be reported to the IRS on your tax retu...