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‘Digital pill’ maker Proteus Digital Health files for bankruptcy

Proteus Digital Health, the maker of an ingestible sensor for tracking medication adherence, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on June 15, 2020.  In addition, Andrew Thompson stepped down as the company’s CEO, replaced by Lawrence Perkins of SierraConstellation Partners, who had previously been hired...

The Washington Post Names Aledade a 2020 Top Washington-Area Workplace

Aledade has been named one of The Washington Post’s 2020 Top Workplaces in the Washington, D.C., area. Selection is based solely on employee feedback gathered through an anonymous survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC, which measured several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, execution,...

Walmart buys tech from CareZone to help people manage their prescriptions

Walmart is acquiring technology and intellectual property from CareZone, a startup that makes it easier for people to manage multiple medications, Walmart confirmed to CNBC. CareZone got its start in 2010. It develops apps to help people manage their medicines. The company also developed technology that...

Augmedix Announces New Board Member, Jennifer M. Carter

Augmedix has announced that Jennifer M. Carter, Vice President, Venture Operations at McKesson Ventures, will join its board of directors. At McKesson Ventures, Carter leads a team responsible for investing, fund management, portfolio development, marketing, and PR. She has more than 20 years of healthcare experience...

50 Most Influential Clinical Executives – 2020

Aledade CEO Farzad Mostashari, MD, has been named one of Modern Healthcare’s 50 Most Influential Clinical Executives for 2020. The COVID-19 outbreak has been a stark reminder of how vital the healthcare industry is to local communities and the nation. Nobody knows this better than Aledade,...

Building a digital front door to weather the COVID-19 pandemic

The U.S. healthcare system may be among the best in the world, but the COVID-19 pandemic exposed major shortcomings in our ability to provide care in the face of a novel infection, wrote Kyruus CEO Graham Gardner in a recent article on the importance of...

How to See a Doctor and Get a Prescription Online

Although states and cities are starting to ease social distancing mandates, many people still feel more comfortable doing what they can to minimize the risk of catching the coronavirus. To accommodate this, many doctors are offering telemedicine services. But if your doctor isn’t seeing patients...

Kyruus Secures $30 Million Investment From Francisco Partners

Kyruus, a leader in provider search and scheduling solutions for health systems, recently announced that it had obtained $30 million in new funding from Francisco Partners, a global technology-focused private equity firm with extensive experience in healthcare IT. This funding comes on the heels of...