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The market size for population health management is projected to grow to $91.4 billion by 2026, reflecting the growing momentum in the shift from fee-based services to value-based care. Hear from industry executives and leaders sharing their insights on this topic at INVEST Pop Health, a virtual and free conference, in collaboration with New Orleans
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Insiteflow co-founder and CEO Anthony Gerardi. Photo credit: Insiteflow New interoperability rules carry the promise of finally freeing up all of that data that’s been sitting in EHRs. But there are still several hurdles to making that information useful for clinicians. While leading a risk adjustment business under the Advisory Board, Anthony Gerardi encountered this
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BetterHealthcare seeks to reduce the friction in healthcare by simplifying the first mile of the patient journey through consumer-oriented scheduling and communication and providing better patient data for providers. BetterHealthcare got its start as a niche player in physical therapy, according to CEO and Co-founder Greg Peters. In a phone interview, he discussed how the
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Among the many pain points in healthcare access and delivery is the notoriously difficult to predict wait times at doctors’ offices. Enter Navimize, a New York City-based startup that provides a virtual waiting room to help streamline scheduling and improve the patient experience. The venture capital-backed company recently won the Pitch Perfect competition for improving payer/provider
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Kristen Valdes, founder and CEO of b.well Connected Health, talked about why she formed the company. She explained the mission of the business is to provide transparency for health data, to help patients share their information, and to provide easy access to care for in-person, virtual, and digital formats, in response to emailed questions. Why
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Ellington West had been leading a national sales team for a large healthcare company when she got a call from her father. A professor at Johns Hopkins known for inventing the microphones we use today, he had built a device to detect respiratory conditions as part of a Gates Foundation challenge to reduce pediatric mortality
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A patient walks through rehabilitation exercises using the MindMotion Go. Photo credit: MindMaze A growing number of healthcare startups are tapping into technologies originally used for video games, such as VR headsets and motion sensors. One of them, MindMaze, has notched multiple FDA clearances and CE marks for its digital therapies to help people recover
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The Covid-19 healthcare crisis has propelled conversations around value-based care and population health to center stage. People with chronic conditions and for whom healthcare resources aren’t easily accessible have suffered disproportionately. MedCity News is partnering with the New Orleans Business Alliance to host the executive summit INVEST Pop Health Virtual, November 15-16. It focuses on
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Health2047, the innovation subsidiary of the American Medical Association, has launched a startup that develops augmented intelligence technologies to support clinical decision making. Called RecoverX, the startup creates technologies that leverage research, medical charts, patient conversations and test results to provide evidence-based clinical insights and suggested actions for clinicians in real time. For example, one
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Insurers and investors are pouring funding into Wayspring, a recently renamed startup providing services to help people navigate treatment for substance use disorder. The Nashville-based company recently closed a $75 million funding round led by Valtruis, a  new subsidiary of private equity firm Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe (WCAS)  that invests in value-based care companies.
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