DeepScribe, an automated medical transcription startup based in San Francisco, raises $30 million. The company says its AI-powered technology has saved its 400 physician users an average of three hours per day. DeepScribe will use the funding to beginning scaling and marketing its technology to health systems.
January 13 (Thursday) 1 ET. “Cultivating gender equity in STEM.” Sponsor: Intelligent Medical Objects. Presenters: Laura Miller, CEO, TempDev; Amanda Heidemann, MD, CMIO, CMIO Services, LLC; Deidra Jackson, VP of IFP customer success, Bright Health; Sunita Tendulkar, VP of agile portfolio management, IMO. Despites strides that are being made, women make up only 27% of the STEM workforce. This panel discussion will cover mentorship, STEM education, pay gaps, and debunking stereotypes.
Acquisitions, Funding, Business, and Stock
DTC telemedicine company LifeMD will acquire Cleared, an allergy-focused DTC telemedicine business, for $3.5 million.
Announcements and Implementations
CentralReach will integrate newly-acquired functional living skill assessment tools with its behavioral health software for autism care.
Islands Community Medical Services in Maine will leverage BlueStar Telehealth’s remote patient monitoring services.
Robeson Health Care, an FQHC with nine facilities in North Carolina, will use HealthSnap’s virtual chronic disease management technology.to remotely monitor patients with hypertension.
Congrats to the University of Georgia, my alma mater, for winning the College Football Playoff National Championship Monday Night. The Bulldogs beat the Crimson Tide 33-18 in Indianapolis. While the rivalry may have been heated on the field, given that Georgia lost to Alabama several weeks before, UGA Head Coach Kirby Smart and Alabama Athletic Director Greg Byrne came together beforehand to encourage fans to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Go Dawgs!
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