The StartUPDATES is a member function of MedCitizens, a group of MedCity Information startups. Submit right here and be part of. introduced the addition of a low again ache module to its SmartExam telehealth answer to assist sufferers get complete remedy for low again ache, a situation 80 % of adults will expertise of their lifetime.

“Low again ache is among the most typical causes that individuals search care — and miss work,” mentioned Dr. Eric Norris, Medical Director of Categorical Care Clinics at Windfall St. Joseph Well being in Portland, Oregon. “This new SmartExam module is straightforward, on level and can enable sufferers to get protected, evidence-based remedy from a supplier they belief with out making what could be a painful journey to a medical workplace.”

SmartExam acts as a digital doctor’s assistant, amassing well being info and integrating it again into the digital well being file. The low again ache module was made potential with the addition of order and referral administration (ORM) capabilities inside SmartExam. Sufferers with low again ache log onto SmartExam with a smartphone, laptop or pill, reply questions on their ache and signs and obtain a remedy plan from their supplier. Therapy can embody a referral to a bodily or therapeutic massage therapist or one other practitioner for additional session.

“With referrals, healthcare suppliers are in a position to safely and successfully diagnose and deal with sufferers and assist them alongside their care journey throughout the system,” mentioned Dr. Ray Costantini, CEO and co-founder of “The seamless care expertise results in higher affected person outcomes for decrease again ache and different well being points, and helps programs appeal to and retain sufferers.”

Philadelphia-based psychological well being expertise firm NeuroFlow has employed Andrew Kahn as senior gross sales supervisor.

Well being IT startup Verato has raised $10 million in a Collection C spherical. The corporate has zeroed in on fixing the issue of duplicate medical data. They’ll result in claims denials, enhance affected person security issues and increase healthcare prices because of redundant testing and procedures. Traders embody Bessemer Enterprise Companions, Columbia Capital, Blue Heron Capital, and California Well being Care Basis.

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