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CertifyOS raises $14.5 million in a Series A funding round led by General Catalyst. The company has developed APIs for provider credentialing, licensing, enrollment, and network monitoring. Its customers include VillageMD and Thirty Madison.


Webinars

September 22 (Thursday) 1 ET. “ICD-10-CM 2023 Updates and Regulatory Readiness.” Sponsor: Intelligent Medical Objects. Presenters: June Bronnert, MSHI, RHIA, marketing director, IMO; Julie Glasgow, MD, marketing manager, IMO. The yearly update to ICD-10-CM is almost here. Prepare your organization for a smooth transition, and avoid any negative impacts to your bottom line, with an in-depth look at the upcoming changes. Listen to IMO’s top coding professionals and thought leaders discuss the 2023 ICD-10-CM coding changes. This webinar will review additions, deletions, and other revisions to the ICD-10-CM code set and how to make sure you get properly reimbursed.

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


Announcements and Implementations

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The Institute for Population Health, an FQHC based in Detroit, implements Carium’s virtual care platform. Smartlink Health Solutions assisted with EHR integration.

Noble adds remote patient monitoring capabilities to its mental health app to help primary care physicians better care for patients experiencing mental health issues. 


Other

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STAT points out that telemedicine’s increasing ubiquity may have a dark side, given that many patients are left without providers when high- (or low-) profile telemedicine companies like Amazon Care close up shop or, like Cerebral, stop offering treatment for certain conditions. Consumers would do well to weigh the benefit of convenience against a telemedicine company’s length of time in business, partnerships with brick-and-mortar clinics, and ease of accessing medical records should the need arise to transfer to another provider.

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Desperate to find a specialist after his physician’s practice closed, a Vancouver man places an ad in his local newspaper offering a $5,000 finder’s fee to anyone who can find him a new doctor specializing in neuromuscular diseases. He received numerous referrals from readers, none of whom would take his money, and has since found a new physician.

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Patients in Morrisville, VT sue Lamoille Health Partners for its response to a June ransomware attack that forced its systems offline for more than a week. The patients contend the practice failed to safeguard their information, violated HIPAA, and failed to notify them of the hack in a timely manner. LHP issued a notice about the data incident August 11.


Sponsor Updates

  • Microsoft publishes a case study featuring EClinicalWorks, “EClinicalWorks thrives in the cloud with Azure Virtual Machines and Azure Disk Storage.”
  • PerfectServe celebrates its 25th anniversary.

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