Behavioral Tech Company NeuroFlow Integrates with Epic, a Popular EMR

NeuroFlow, a digital health company designed to improve collaborative care, has integrated with Epic, an electronic medical record (EMR) used by hundreds of health care providers nationwide. As a result, NeuroFlow’s technology-enabled behavioral health integration platform is now available to healthcare providers through Epic’s App Orchard marketplace. They can use NeuroFlow to streamline clinical workflows […]

Hazelden Betty Ford Pursues Creative Growth Avenues, ‘Entrepreneurial Philanthropy’

As the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation continues on its quest to expand access to substance use disorder (SUD) treatment, the nonprofit is leaning into relatively new growth strategies and fundraising tactics. Specifically, it’s looking to pursue strategic deals and partnerships, while also taking a page out of private equity’s book by applying the PE model […]

Digital Health Startup Koa Health Raises $16.5M, Expands into US

A new digital mental health care startup has launched in the U.S. with the help of $16.5 million in Series A funding.  The company in question is Koa Health, a provider of digital mental health services to employers and health systems. Back in late October, it spun out of Alpha, which is a moonshot factory […]

Aetna, Inpathy Expand Virtual Behavioral Health Partnership

Aetna has expanded its partnership with Inpathy, an online behavioral health company, to bring behavioral services to members in Illinois, Texas and Florida.  Headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut, Aetna is owned by CVS Health (NYSE: CVS). The managed health care company has been working with Inpathy to bring its members virtual behavioral health care services since […]

Ahead of IPO, Telemedicine Startup Hims & Hers Pursues Expansion of Individual Virtual Therapy

When Hims first launched in 2017, the direct-to-consumer telemedicine startup billed itself as a men’s wellness brand focused on providing access to treatment for stigmatized gender-specific conditions such as hair loss and erectile dysfunction. Since then, however, the company has drastically expanded its reach to become a multi-specialty virtual care platform, connecting consumers to licensed […]

Kindred Behavioral Health COO Calls Out Industry-Wide Need to Improve Care Continuity, Collaboration

While the nation has started to see the importance of behavioral health care, it still has a long way to go when it comes to making behavioral services as accessible and comprehensive as those in physical health care.  “We’re in the early innings when it comes to access and availability,” Rob Marsh, senior vice president […]

Anthem Invests in Digital, Remains Bullish on Virtual Behavioral Health Delivery

Anthem (NYSE: ANTM) is putting more money toward growing its artificial intelligence and digital capabilities. The move is likely indicative of the insurer’s long-term plan to continue virtual behavioral health care delivery even post-pandemic.  “The way that care is going to be accessed here in the future is slightly different than how it has been […]

Advocacy Groups Urge DEA to Create Special Telehealth Registration for SUD Treatment

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is more than a year behind on creating a special registration process that would allow behavioral health providers to tele-prescribe certain medications for substance use disorder (SUD) treatment.  Now, dozens of organizations are putting pressure on federal officials to change that, asking them to move forward and make medication-assisted treatment […]

Behavioral Benefits Provider Lyra Health Partners with Calm

Lyra Health, a mental health care benefits provider, has partnered with Calm, an app for sleep and meditation. The partnership will expand the number of mental health tools and resources Lyra clients have at their disposal.  Headquartered in Burlingame, California, Lyra Health is a digital tech startup that provides mental health benefits to employers such […]

Behavioral Startup Concert Health Inks Integrated Care Deal with Major Hospital Chain

CommonSpirit Health, the second largest nonprofit hospital chain in the country, has partnered with Concert Health, a virtual behavioral startup that brings collaborative care to primary care practices across the country. The agreement is rooted in collaborative care and will help CommonSpirit better address behavioral health conditions such as anxiety and depression in primary care […]