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Travis Broome Discusses Aledade’s Partnership with Aetna

Aledade and Aetna are partnering to bring population health to patients and greater accountability of total cost to providers, said Travis Broome, vice president of policy at Aledade, in an interview with AJMC. Broome said one of Aledade’s core beliefs is that they want the total...

Today’s entrepreneur: Mike McSherry

Vator recently interviewed Mike McSherry, Founder and CEO of Xealth, a platform that enables clinicians to prescribe digital health tools to patients. Through the Xealth platform, clinicians can find and order digital health tools and programs for patients direct from a health system’s electronic health records...

Inhaler Monitoring Cuts Hospitalization Usage, Study Finds

Patients with emphysema, also known as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) whose inhalers were tracked by a monitoring device were less likely to need hospital admission, according to a new study by Propeller Health and the Cleveland Clinic. Electronic monitoring allowed healthcare providers to intervene sooner...

More than half of US seniors would use telehealth, survey finds

According to a new study from American Well, 52 percent of U.S. residents over 65 are willing to use telehealth services. For its Telehealth Index: 2019 Senior Consumer Survey, the company hired market research firm Harris Poll to conduct an online survey of more than 2,000...

Xealth adds Atrium Health, Cleveland Clinic and MemorialCare to close $14m Series A

Digital health prescribing platform Xealth has raised an additional $3 million in Series A financing, bringing the amount raised in this round to $14 million. New investors Atrium Health, Cleveland Clinic, and MemorialCare Innovation Fund join McKesson Ventures, Novartis, Philips, ResMed, Threshold Ventures (formerly DFJ...

THCB Spotlight | Chris Gervais, CTO of Kyruus

Matthew Holt of The Health Care Blog recently interviewed Kyruus Chief Technical Officer Chris Gervais about what Kyruus is doing to improve patient access and help health systems match patients to the right providers. When asked what Kyruus does, Gervais said, “We’re focused on patient access,...

Flip the Script: Prescribing digital care to Duke patients

Thanks to a partnership between Duke Health and Seattle startup Xealth, Duke providers will be able to prescribe apps, videos, educational materials, and other digital health tools to their patients. In the future, the Xealth platform will also enable “contextual awareness,’ which will present relevant...

Aledade and the Louisiana Physicians Accountable Care Organization Partner to Deliver High-Quality Care and Lower Costs

Today, Aledade announced a partnership with the Louisiana Physicians Accountable Care Organization (LPACO). Through the partnership, Aledade will support the independent primary care physician-led LPACO in delivering high-quality, coordinated care to communities across Louisiana. “Aledade’s network of independent physicians in Louisiana has already delivered better care,...