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Bilingual virtual primary care company Hoy Health acquires HomeFront Health, which employs former military medics to provide house calls and manage care.


Webinars

September 16 (Thursday) 1 ET. “Patient Acquisition and Retention: The Future of Omnichannel Virtual Assistants.” Sponsor: Orbita. Presenters: Harris Hunt, SVP growth product, Cancer Treatment Centers of America; Patty Riskind, MBA, CEO, Orbita; Nathan Treloar, MSc, co-founder and COO, Orbita. Consumers want the same digital healthcare experience from healthcare that they get in online shopping, banking, and booking reservations, and the pandemic has ramped up the patient and provider need for frictionless access to healthcare resources and services. Health systems can improve patient acquisition and retention with the help of omnichannel virtual assistants that engage and delight. Discover how to open and enhance healthcare’s digital front door to offer care that goes beyond expectations.

September 16 (Thursday) 1 ET. “ICD-10-CM 2022 Updates and Regulatory Readiness.” Sponsor: Intelligent Medical Objects. Presenters: June Bronnert, MSHI, RHIA, VP 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 discuss the coding changes in the yearly update to allow your organization to prepare for a smooth transition and avoid negative impacts to the bottom line. The presenters will review new, revised, and deleted codes; highlight revisions to ICD-10-CM index and tabular; discuss changes within Official Coding Guidelines, and review modifier changes.

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


Acquisitions, Funding, Business, and Stock

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Greenway Health will double investment in its Intergy and Prime Suite EHRs, adding capabilities that will include streamlined navigation, updated interfaces, enhanced integrations, and back-end optimizations.

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US-based Telecure Technologies beings trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange. The company offers the CallingDr. telemedicine service and FindingDr. online appointment booking software.


People

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Orb Health promotes Tyler Downs to CTO.

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Digital digital musculoskeletal care company Kaia Health names Gemma Wenstrom (Veradigm) COO, Sanid Khilnani (Airtime) VP of product, and Justin Yang, MD (Atrius Health) CMO, US commercial.


Announcements and Implementations

Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center (AL) will implement Modernizing Medicine’s EMA EHR at its six clinics in Birmingham.

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Brault Practice Solutions announces GA of analytics for practice management, RCM, and provider performance.

The Coalition of Asian-American Independent Practices Association in New York selects CarePort Health’s CarePort Connect care management software.


Other

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DuPage Medical Group (IL) begins notifying as many as 600,000 patients that their information may have been compromised in a July cyberattack that caused a network outage. Its computer and phone systems were down for nearly a week.


Sponsor Updates

  • EClinicalWorks releases a new podcast, “Improving Patient Safety by Reducing Uncoded Allergies.”

Blog Posts


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