Florida-based startup Constellation4Health raises pre-seed funding and acquires Vulcan Health, an offshoot of Florida Eye Specialists & Cataract Institute that specializes in digital referral management technology.
Constellation4Health offers provider data and network management, referral management, and analytics.
Charika Wilcox-Lee (Waystar) joins Health Recovery Solutions as VP of RCM.
Epocrates promotes Andrew Johnson (Athenahealth) to executive director of commercial strategy, and names Bridget Seay (Wiley) executive director of customer experience and commercial consulting.
Government and Politics
HHS announces the Building Bridges to Better Health: A Primary Health Care Challenge. Entrants must develop or speed up the development of low-cost, scalable solutions to help federally-supported community health centers improve patient access to primary care and enhance the coordination of healthcare and social services. A total of $1 million will be awarded over three phases.
Research and Innovation
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute will allocate $50 million in funding this fall for research focused on comparing different approaches to incorporating telemedicine into primary care for the most effective management of multiple chronic conditions.
In California, the Santa Barbara County Department of Behavioral Wellness reports a data breach stemming from an unauthorized staff member logging into its EHR to view patient information. The March 30 breach was discovered earlier this week during the implementation of new cybersecurity protocols.
- EClinicalWorks releases a new podcast, “Healow Payment Services: Convenient, Electronic, and Easy to Use.”
- A Behavioral Health Module That Behaves Like One (EClinicalWorks)
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