Primary care company Carbon Health launches a diabetes management program leveraging technology developed by Steady Health, which it acquired last year. It is also using technology from Abbott and Dexcom to integrate continuous glucose management data with its EHR and patient app.
The American College of Physicians promotes Daisy Smith, MD to chief membership and engagement officer.
Hint Health names David Cameron, MD (Nadhari Medical Clinic) CMO of its Hint Connect community of direct primary care physicians.
DAS Health COO Michelle Jaeger takes on the additional role of president.
Madison Mauzé (Vertex Systems) joins telehealth vendor SecureVideo as CEO. Former CEO and founder Jonathan Taylor will take on the role of chief product and technology officer.
Announcements and Implementations
Evolent Care Partners will use care management software and services from Strive Health to help its network of primary care physicians better care for patients with chronic or end stage kidney disease.
Mankato Clinic (MN) has adopted CareSignal’s deviceless remote patient monitoring technology as part of its chronic care management programs for patients with COPD, congestive heart failure, diabetes, hypertension, and depression.
Research and Innovation
For the fourth year in a row, ModMed achieves the top customer ranking for its integrated practice management, EHR, and RCM software, according to a Black Book survey of end users working in surgical specialties.
Canadian Marc Cotran shares what led to his decision to hang up his stethoscope after 18 years in family medicine. It’s interesting to note the influence health IT had on his burnout:
… [W]hat disappointed me the most is the lack of technological progress in medicine. The app that controls my robot vacuum cleaner is far smarter than the electronic medical record (EMR) system I was forced to use. And I know about apps — I spent seven years building my own records system.
So many times I sat frustrated, begging my USB dongle to contact the mother ship to get results for the patient sitting in front of me — typing my password eight times in a row to finally get a partial response.
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