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5/18/2021 Johns Hopkins medication adherence spinoff emocha raises $6.2M - MedCity News MedCity News ... series A funding round was led by Claritas Health Ventures, with managing partner Theresa Sexton joining emocha’s board of directors. Other backers included Kapor Capital, PTX Capital, and Healthworx, the investment arm of CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield .”After 12 months of tremendous expansion, we are at an inflection point,” emocha CEO Sebastian Seiguer said in a news release. “Our new partners will enable us to help millions of infectious ...
5/18/2021 emocha Closes $6.2M Series A Funding Round Led by Claritas Health Ventures PR Newswire ... announced the closing of a $6.2 million Series A funding round.The financing, which was oversubscribed by investors, was led by Claritas Health Ventures. Other participants included Healthworx, the innovation and investment arm of CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield , Kapor Capital, PTX Capital, and TCP Venture Capital. The investment will go towards strategic integrations and expanding emocha's remote clinical team of nurses and pharmacists, further equipping emocha to respond to growing demand ...
5/18/2021 marylandlatinonews marylandlatinonews.com ... announced the closing of a $6.2 million Series A funding round.The financing, which was oversubscribed by investors, was led by Claritas Health Ventures. Other participants included Healthworx, the innovation and investment arm of CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield , Kapor Capital, and PTX Capital. The investment will go towards strategic integrations and expanding emocha's remote clinical team of nurses and pharmacists, further equipping emocha to respond to growing demand from health plans ...
5/18/2021 emocha Closes $6.2M Series A Funding Round Led by Claritas Health Ventures vcaonline.com ... announced the closing of a $6.2 million Series A funding round. The financing, which was oversubscribed by investors, was led by Claritas Health Ventures. Other participants included Healthworx, the innovation and investment arm of CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield , Kapor Capital, PTX Capital, and TCP Venture Capital. The investment will go towards strategic integrations and expanding emocha's remote clinical team of nurses and pharmacists, further equipping emocha to respond to growing demand ...
5/15/2021 CareFirst awards grants to D.C.-based healthcare providers to combat COVID-19 vaccine adoption afro.com By Demetrius Dillard Special to the AFRO As statistics, data and research has shown, the coronavirus pandemic has uncovered alarming racial health disparities. In an effort to combat many of these long-standing issues, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield will contribute $200,000 to Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) in the District of Columbia, announced the company on May 3. The grants will be distributed to eight FQHCs, community-based medical facilities that ...
5/4/2021 D.C. Federally Qualified Health Centers Receive $200,000 in CareFirst Grants to support COVID-19 Vaccine Adoption Globe Newswire D.C. Federally Qualified Health Centers Receive $200,000 in CareFirst Grants to support COVID-19 Vaccine Adoption Funds will help support COVID-19 vaccine administration and additional resources for vulnerable communities May 03, 2021 11:04 ET Source: CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield Baltimore, Maryland, UNITED STATESWashington, D.C., Today, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (CareFirst), a not-for-profit and the largest healthcare company in the mid-Atlantic region, announced $200,000 in ...
5/3/2021 Washington, D.C. wapakdailynews.com Washington, D.C., Today, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (CareFirst), a not-for-profit and the largest healthcare company in the mid-Atlantic region, announced $200,000 in contributions to Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) in the District of Columbia. The grants will support FQHCs work administering COVID-19 vaccines for individuals, families and communities throughout the city. This philanthropic contribution is part of CareFirst’s “Better Together” COVID-19 vaccination adoption campaign ...
5/3/2021 D.C. Federally Qualified Health Centers Receive $200,000 in CareFirst Grants to support COVID-19 Vaccine Adoption Yahoo News ... Centers Receive $200,000 in CareFirst Grants to support COVID-19 Vaccine Adoption Funds will help support COVID-19 vaccine administration and additional resources for vulnerable communities Washington, D.C., May 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (CareFirst), a not-for-profit and the largest healthcare company in the mid-Atlantic region, announced $200,000 in contributions to Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) in the District of Columbia. The grants will ...
5/1/2021 10a.Chinatown.GalleryPlace.WDC.27April2021 | Orange Barrel M… flickr.com Orange Barrel Media Billboards above WMATA Gallery Place / Chinatown Station at 7th and H Street, NW, Washington DC on Tuesday afternoon, 27 April 2021 by Elvert Barnes Photography THIS IS OUR SHOT TO LEAVE COVID BEHIND. CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield Billboard www.facebook.com/CareFirst/posts/3603038399792784 COVID-19 Pandemic Billboards Project Elvert Barnes Tuesday, 27 April 2021 docu-project at elvertxbarnes.com/27-april-2021 Elvert Barnes COVID-19 PANDEMIC docu-project at ...
5/1/2021 17a.Chinatown.GalleryPlace.WDC.27April2021 | Orange Barrel M… flickr.com Orange Barrel Media Billboards above WMATA Gallery Place / Chinatown Station at 7th and H Street, NW, Washington DC on Tuesday afternoon, 27 April 2021 by Elvert Barnes Photography THIS IS OUR SHOT TO LEAVE COVID BEHIND. CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield Billboard www.facebook.com/CareFirst/posts/3603038399792784 COVID-19 Pandemic Billboards Project Elvert Barnes COVID-19 PANDEMIC docu-project at elvertxbarnes.com/covid-19-project Elvert Barnes Tuesday, 27 April 2021 docu-project at ...
4/30/2021 CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield welcomes accomplished physician and public health advocate as CMO baltimoretimes-online.com CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield welcomes accomplished physician and public health advocate as CMO 4/30/2021, 6 a.m. Dr. Tich Changamire has been ap- pointed the new Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield . He will help accelerate the company’s health equity capabilities strengthening affordability, quality, and access to care. Courtesy Photo/CareFirstBaltimore— CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (CareFirst) has appointed Dr. Tich Changamire as their new Chief Medical Officer.Dr ...
4/29/2021 DC Chamber of Commerce Health Policy Forum dc.gov ... A DC Health Link representative will be on hand to answer questions about the affordable health insurance options for your small businesses. There will be a panel moderated by Mr. Brian Pieninick, President & CEO, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield . Speaker of the event include: Dr. Barbara Bazron, Director, DC Department of Behavioral Health, Dr. Laquandra Nesbit, DC Health, and representatives from Nonprofit HR, George Washington Milken Institute’s Center for Integrated Behavioral ...
4/28/2021 Five Healthcare Startups Selected for First Cohort of 1501 Health Incubator | News Releases | Main lifebridgehealth.org Baltimore, Md. – April 28, 2021 – Healthworx , the innovation and investment arm of CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield , and LifeBridge Health announce five promising healthcare innovators have been selected to participate in the first cohort of 1501 Health , an incubator for healthcare startups. 1501 Health provides investment and resources to help early-stage companies develop their healthcare solutions.The five companies, chosen from 120 applicants nationally, are:Live Chair Health of ...
4/27/2021 CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield welcomes an accomplished physician and public health advocate as medical director – news bollyinside.com ... with my life’s work and values. I look forward to working with the CareFirst team of difference makers to create better health outcomes for those we serve. This press release was provided by CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield .As CareFirst’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Changamire brings a profound commitment to building clinical programs that promote and sustain improved access to affordable and equitable care. His deep experience as a public ...
4/27/2021 Kumar Vuddharaju to Open Five Big Blue Swim Schools in Orlando, Florida PRWeb ... a significant difference in the lives of thousands of children.” Kumar is the father of two daughters, ages 11 and 6. Before joining Big Blue, Kumar was the head of IT strategy at CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield , where he provided oversight for the company’s annual budget. Before that, Kumar worked as an assistant CIO at L3Harris and as a chief enterprise architect at Deloitte, both multi-billion dollar companies ...
4/26/2021 CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield Welcomes Accomplished Physician and Public Health Advocate as ... biomedreports.com TweetBaltimore, Md., April 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)Baltimore, Md., April 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (CareFirst) has appointed Dr. Tich Changamire as their new Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Changamire brings more than 20 years of medical and health plan experience, and provider-based healthcare leadership to his new role. He will lead the organization’s efforts to achieve excellence in healthcare affordability, quality, and accessibility through innovative ...
4/19/2021 Arianne Graham Joins Centering Healthcare Institute's Board of Directors Yahoo News ... innovation and social entrepreneurship to support growthBOSTON, April 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Centering Healthcare Institute (CHI) today announced the appointment of Arianne Graham, Innovation Director at Healthworx, the investment and innovation arm of CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield , to its Board of Directors. An accomplished leader in the business of healthcare, Arianne has close to 20 years of experience in social entrepreneurship, strategy and healthcare innovation within both, the profit and ...
4/15/2021 Hackers Steal Data of 200K During CareFirst BlueCross DC Cyberattack HealthIT Security ... cyberattack on CareFirst BlueCross in DC, formerly Trusted Health Plans, resulted in the theft of member data; an email hack, ransomware, and malware incident complete this week’s breach roundup.ByApril 15, 2021 - CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield Community Health Plan District of Columbia (CHPDC), formerly known as Trusted Health Plan, recently notified 200,665 plan members that their data was compromised and potentially stolen after a cyberattack in January.On January ...
4/15/2021 9 payer exec moves Becker's Hospital Review ... Direct, the direct-to-employer health services company of New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Northwell Health, named Jillian Jweinat vice president and COO.5. UCare hired Darin McDonald as vice president and CIO.6. CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield appointed David Schwartz vice president of public policy and federal affairs.7. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana promoted Adam Short to senior vice president and CFO.8. UnitedHealthcare, the health insurance ...
4/2/2021 National Pharmaceutical Council Appoints John M. O'Brien as President and CEO firstwordpharma.com ... U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services and deputy assistant secretary of planning and evaluation (health policy). He has also held senior policy positions in the life sciences and managed care industries, including at CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield , was a career official at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) during the Obama administration, and served as a health policy fellow in the U.S. Senate.Ôªø"John brings to NPC a ...