Online provider search and appointment-booking app Zocdoc raises $150 million in a private equity round led by Francisco Partners, bringing its total raised to $376 million.
The company has over the last several months expanded into telemedicine and COVID-19 vaccine scheduling.
It seems to have moved past the lawsuit brought by its former CEO, Cyrus Massoumi, who claimed that company executives committed fraud when they ousted him five years ago, and that “Zocdoc is now a shadow of the company it once was, mired in a steep financial decline, failing to raise further capital, and taking on debt with crippling interest rates.” The lawsuit was dismissed last month.
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Lone Star Circle of Care implements NextGen’s Patient Experience Platform across its 37 locations in Texas.
Senior primary care provider ChenMed stresses the benefits of the 1.2 million “love calls” its physicians have made to patients over the last 12 months: “Depression and anxiety, left unchecked, can adversely affect health,” says CMO Gordon Chen, MD “and many seniors are living with multiple and major chronic conditions that frankly need both virtual and in-person care by the doctor who knows them best. So, I encourage every doctor in America to demonstrate how frequent touches and year-round kindness are precisely what create the doctor-patient relationship that yields better health outcomes.”
- Altruista Health adds evidence-based medical content from Healthwise to its GuidingCare care management and population health software.
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