Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bullish on Hospital at Home, Social Determinants of Health

Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bullish on Hospital at Home, Social Determinants of Health

Health care is migrating into the home — and the hospital of the future will have no address.

That’s according to former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, who highlighted the steady march of health care into residential settings and away from traditional institutions last week during a Health Care Council of Chicago investment event.

Why Devoted Health Has Put Family at the Center of Its Mission

Why Devoted Health Has Put Family at the Center of Its Mission

Unsurprisingly, family was the major theme of the StartUp Health festival event featuring brothers Todd and Ed Park, co-founders of insurance startup Devoted Health.

The fireside chat hosted by StartUp Health leaders (and brothers) Steven and Howard Krein, traced the origin of the duo’s business relationship from their time at Athenahealth to their current business efforts to launch what they characterize as a “next-generation Medicare Advantage payvidor, sprinkled in with plenty of anecdotes underscoring the Parks’ relationship from childhood onward.

OneOncology To Add Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Sen. Bill Frist to Board of Directors

OneOncology To Add Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Sen. Bill Frist to Board of Directors

OneOncology announced the election of former U.S. Senate Majority Leader, Bill Frist to its board of directors. Sen. Frist brings unparalleled insights to OneOncology as a nationally-acclaimed thoracic surgeon, designing effective, bipartisan healthcare policy, and building patient-centered healthcare companies.

Telepsychiatry Increases Access to Mental Health Care

Telepsychiatry Increases Access to Mental Health Care

There are not enough mental health clinicians in America to keep up with the demand for them. In an effort to combat this issue, healthcare providers are turning to screens and phones.

Telepsychiatry—mental health care via remote communication, such as computers and phones— is not a new practice in the behavioral health field.  For Regroup, a company headquartered in Ravenswood, telepsychiatry makes mental health services more accessible for individuals living in communities with a lack of clinicians.

Spero Health Announces Board of Directors

Spero Health Announces Board of Directors

Spero Health, Inc., an integrated healthcare services organization specializing in local and affordable outpatient care for individuals suffering from substance use disorder, is pleased to announce the appointment of the following individuals to its board of directors:

Relode Founders Share Story at Chambers Lecture

Relode Founders Share Story at Chambers Lecture

Matt Tant and Joe Christopher both graduated from Vanderbilt. They are mission-focused, share a strong faith and believe in paying it forward. Together they founded Relode, a health care staffing platform with growing traction and a successful $12 million Series A round.

Devoted Health, New Medicare Advantage Business, Raises $300 Million

Devoted Health, New Medicare Advantage Business, Raises $300 Million

As open enrollment for Medicare began Monday, in one of the largest healthcare company fundraises of the year, Medicare Advantage business Devoted Health says it's raised $300 million in a Series B round led by Andreessen Horowitz.

Spero Health Launched to Address the Growing Opioid Epidemic

Spero Health Launched to Address the Growing Opioid Epidemic

BRENTWOOD, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Spero Health, Inc., a newly formed healthcare organization specializing in local, affordable, outpatient care for individuals suffering from substance use disorder, announced that it has acquired investment growth capital to meet the demand in communities across the country for high-quality, comprehensive and integrated addiction treatment services.

Devoted Health Receives License from State of Florida

Devoted Health Receives License from State of Florida

WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Devoted Health announced today that it's now licensed to offer Medicare Advantage Plans in the state of Florida. The healthcare company is approved to offer plans in eight counties across the state — Broward, Hillsborough, Miami-Dade, Osceola, Palm Beach, Pinellas, Polk, and Seminole. Starting in January 2019, Devoted will partner with some of the most trusted doctors and hospitals in Central and South Florida to serve Medicare members in those areas.

Valify Announces the Acquisition of Lucro

Valify Announces the Acquisition of Lucro

FRISCO, Texas & NASHVILLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Valify, the leading healthcare cost management company exclusively dedicated to controlling purchased services expense, announced today that it has acquired Lucro Solutions, Inc., a Nashville-based digital platform for health systems to compare and select vendors.