Primary care

Rey Announces $10 Million in New Series A Funding to Expand Access to Mental Health through Digital Capabilities

Friday, July 30, 2021 - 5:56pm

AUSTIN, Texas, July 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Rey, a new mental health and wellness company integrating immersive tools and digital interventions with teletherapy, today announced $10 million in new funding, increasing their Series A to a total of $26 million with the round led by Optum Ventures and Oxford Sciences Innovation.

Key Points: 
  • The new funding will help Rey expand its consumer reach and provide more people with access to care through personalized services and leading-edge technology.
  • "Mental and behavioral health care is rapidly becoming destigmatized, which is great.
  • "Through our innovative digital care approach, we can flip the script and provide more personalized care at an affordable price to treat a variety of mental health needs."
  • Rey is a membership-based, on-demand mental health company on a mission to revolutionize mental health and wellness by improving access to personalized services through technology.

Rey Announces $10 Million in New Series A Funding to Expand Access to Mental Health through Digital Capabilities

Friday, July 30, 2021 - 5:53pm

The new funding will help Rey expand its consumer reach and provide more people with access to care through personalized services and leading-edge technology.

Key Points: 
  • The new funding will help Rey expand its consumer reach and provide more people with access to care through personalized services and leading-edge technology.
  • "Mental and behavioral health care is rapidly becoming destigmatized, which is great.
  • "Through our innovative digital care approach, we can flip the script and provide more personalized care at an affordable price to treat a variety of mental health needs."
  • Rey is a membership-based, on-demand mental health company on a mission to revolutionize mental health and wellness by improving access to personalized services through technology.

Elation Health Adds Three New Executive Hires to Expand Primary Care Vision

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 2:25pm

"The importance of primary care to both our healthcare system and to us as individual patients can't be understated," said Savai.

Key Points: 
  • "The importance of primary care to both our healthcare system and to us as individual patients can't be understated," said Savai.
  • Elation continues to invest in its core platform while adding new capabilities to support business operations for independent primary care.
  • Elation Health is the most trusted technology platform for independent primary care.
  • Elation Health is empowering primary care providers to uphold the craft of medicine, while thriving in an evolving healthcare landscape.

NextGen® Population Health Solutions Enable Delaware Valley Community Health to Identify and Treat Vulnerable Patients

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 1:00pm

NextGen Healthcare was recently recognized in the 2021 Population Health Vendor Overview Report as a highly rated vendor working with FQHCs.

Key Points: 
  • NextGen Healthcare was recently recognized in the 2021 Population Health Vendor Overview Report as a highly rated vendor working with FQHCs.
  • As a longtime user of NextGen Enterprise EHR , DVCH clinics began utilizing NextGen Population Health to identify patients at the chart level and address health disparities and other barriers facing COVID-19 vaccination administration.
  • NextGen Population Health allows us to make proactive outreach to the most vulnerable patients in our communities to get them vaccinated in priority order, said Isaiah Nathaniel (CPHIMS), chief information officer for Delaware Valley Community Health.
  • Click here to learn how Delaware Valley Community Health is leveraging connected health solutions to deliver whole-person care.

Care Resource Awarded $441,625 Grant by the CDC for Project HIMPACT

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 4:00pm

"We are grateful for this grant from the CDC, which will help us continue to expand our HIV services to reach at-risk individuals who might otherwise be lost to care.

Key Points: 
  • "We are grateful for this grant from the CDC, which will help us continue to expand our HIV services to reach at-risk individuals who might otherwise be lost to care.
  • Care Resource is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization and a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) with four locations located in Midtown Miami, Little Havana, Miami Beach, and Fort Lauderdale.
  • We provide affordable-high quality healthcare and support services to the most vulnerable and diverse medically underserved populations of South Florida.
  • We offer comprehensive health and support services to address the full healthcare needs of our pediatric, adolescent, and adult patients.

New Data Show Parallels In Long-Term Care Needs Between Patients Who Reside At Home And Those In Facilities

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 3:51pm

This suggests that a successful infrastructure for aging-in-community should address access to a range of LTC services, including LTC pharmacy services, and integration of LTC services and health care services for individuals with LTC needs.

Key Points: 
  • This suggests that a successful infrastructure for aging-in-community should address access to a range of LTC services, including LTC pharmacy services, and integration of LTC services and health care services for individuals with LTC needs.
  • Congress must account for a population that requires a more intense level of care, service integration, and care management, regardless of where they live.
  • LTC pharmacies must play an essential role in the health care delivery for people living at home or in the community.
  • Its members operate in all 50 states and serve850,000 patients daily in skilled nursing and assisted living facilities across the country.

Dr. Saeed Khan Predicts the Transition to a New System for Primary Care

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 5:02pm

With all his years of experience, he believes the future of Patient Primary care is shifting from its current model to a more Value-based system.

Key Points: 
  • With all his years of experience, he believes the future of Patient Primary care is shifting from its current model to a more Value-based system.
  • In the realm of Patient Primary Care, the current Volume-based model of care and procedure provided by various disciplines is being replaced by a new Population-based model.
  • Dr. Saeed Khan has noticed this trend and created a roadmap for a transition to a value-based system in Primary Care.
  • These changes are measures Dr. Khan believes will create a more comprehensive and efficient primary care system for both patients and providers.

United Health Foundation Grants $430K to American Indian College Fund for Tribal Scholars Program

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 3:30pm

The goal of the United Health Foundation Tribal Scholars Program is to increase the number of employable American Indian and Alaska Native healthcare graduates to work as primary care physicians, nurses, physician assistants, mental and behavioral health specialists, dentists, and pharmacists.

Key Points: 
  • The goal of the United Health Foundation Tribal Scholars Program is to increase the number of employable American Indian and Alaska Native healthcare graduates to work as primary care physicians, nurses, physician assistants, mental and behavioral health specialists, dentists, and pharmacists.
  • About the United Health Foundation Through collaboration with community partners, grants and outreach efforts, the United Health Foundation works to improve our health system, build a diverse and dynamic health workforce, and enhance the well-being of local communities.
  • The United Health Foundation was established by UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) in 1999 as a not-for-profit, private foundation dedicated to improving health and health care.
  • About the American Indian College FundThe American Indian College Fund has been the nations largest charity supporting Native higher education for 31 years.

Hint Health Partners with athenahealth’s Marketplace Program to Support Direct Care Organizations and Membership-Based Practices

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 2:01pm

Hint Health, the leading provider of membership management, billing, and direct contracting infrastructure for direct care and membership-based providers, today announced a partnership with athenahealth , Inc. through the companys Marketplace program.

Key Points: 
  • Hint Health, the leading provider of membership management, billing, and direct contracting infrastructure for direct care and membership-based providers, today announced a partnership with athenahealth , Inc. through the companys Marketplace program.
  • To learn more about Hint Healths new integrated application, please visit Hint Healths product listing page on the Marketplace .
  • Hint Health powers forward-thinking provider organizations seeking the freedom to operate partially or fully outside of todays insurance-based system.
  • The HintOS platform eliminates complexity with direct-to-consumer membership management and effortlessly scales employer direct contracting for independent provider organizations, virtual-first care models, direct primary care networks, and large sophisticated near-site/onsite clinics.

Stellar Health, Highmark Inc. Announce Value-Based Care Initiative

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 3:00pm

NEW YORK, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Stellar Health ("Stellar") announced today it is working with Pittsburgh-based Highmark Inc. ("Highmark"), one of America's leading health insurance organizations, to drive payment transformation and value-based care.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Stellar Health ("Stellar") announced today it is working with Pittsburgh-based Highmark Inc. ("Highmark"), one of America's leading health insurance organizations, to drive payment transformation and value-based care.
  • The initiative focuses on practice engagement, quality improvement, management of chronic conditions, reduced ED and inpatient utilization, and affordability of care for Highmark members.
  • Stellar, an innovative value-based care company, activates practices by translating value-based metrics to meaningful and granular workflow steps for providers and their care teams.
  • About Stellar Health: Stellar Health is a point-of-care, cloud-based platform that activates primary care providers to achieve value-based care goals that improve patient outcomes, such as optimizing the patient care journey and improving quality scores through transitions of care and high-value referrals.