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Craft Capital Management sells OnDemand Visit, a telemedicine practice development company, to an unnamed national healthcare services company.


Webinars

July 28 (Wednesday) 1 ET. “Stop running from your problem (list): Strategies for streamlining the EHR’s front page.” Sponsor: Intelligent Medical Objects. Presenters: Amanda Heidemann, MD, CMIO, CMIO Services LLC; James Thompson, MD, physician informaticist, IMO. How can clinicians mitigate the longstanding EHR problem list challenges of outdated or duplicative entries, rigid displays, and limited native EHR capabilities? The presenters will describe how to analyze current problems, create a problem list governance strategy, and measure improvement progress.

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


Acquisitions, Funding, Business, and Stock

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HealthQuest Capital invests in patient journey management company 83bar.


People

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Adhitya Bhatia (Persistent Systems) joins Himagine Solutions as chief client officer.

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Therapy Brands names Rob Sutton (Affiliated Monitoring) SVP of customer care and Nick Padula (Philips Healthcare) EVP of its applied behavioral analysis segment.


Announcements and Implementations

US Radiology Specialists will implement Fujifilm’s Synapse Enterprise Information System across its 160 outpatient imaging centers.


Research and Innovation

Kareo’s semi-annual report on the state of independent practices may give you something to smile about:

  • Just over half of surveyed practices saw the same number of patient visits in 2020 as they did in 2019, no doubt enabled by the high adoption rates of telemedicine.
  • Seventy-five percent of practices expect to grow this year, compared to 59% in 2019.

Other

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The local news honors Dennis Saver, MD who passed away recently at the age of 68. Named family physician of the year by the Florida and American academies of family physicians, Saver helped to launch the We Care Clinic in the early 90s to serve patients in need. In 2012, Saver was recognized at the White House as a leader in health IT.

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Fans of “Poldark” may be interested in this: Practices in Cornwall are offering locum shifts to physicians vacationing in the area to help offset the lack of clinicians and “the extortionate cost of the hols.”


Sponsor Updates

  • Authority Magazine interviews Nordic Advisory Services Practice Lead John Distefano.
  • EClinicalWorks releases a customer success video featuring Zeid Medical Group, “Using Prisma and Interoperability for Better Records.”

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