Enhancing addiction treatment as opioid overdose deaths spike

At a time when COVID-19 was cutting lives short across the country, another pandemic was unfolding. Between July 2019 and July 2020, nearly 84,000 Americans died from accidental drug overdoses. That’s the highest number of overdose deaths ever recorded in a single year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Compare it to the 12 month […]

Highmark Adds Tele-Addiction, Peer Support Services to SUD Recovery Approach

With pandemic leading to increase in need for addiction services, Pittsburgh-based insurer partners with axialHealthcare to offer care navigation and peer support services for members in recovery By David Raths Pittsburgh-based insurer Highmark Inc. has broadened its approach to addressing substance use disorders in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Among its response efforts is

Highmark Expands Partnership to Personalize Substance Abuse Care

The health plan is expanding on an existing partnership to bolster its approach to substance abuse care. By Kelsey Waddill Highmark Inc. (Highmark) has expanded its partnership with an end-to-end substance abuse care vendor, axialHealthcare, to better serve members in Pennsylvania with substance abuse care needs. “Providing each member in need with a dedicated team, the program

Behavioral Health: It’s Here, There, and Everywhere

As behavioral health issues have an increasing and more recognized impact on our daily lives, and as the COVID-19 pandemic triggers a rise in mental health-related diagnoses – the demand for convenient and affordable care for our individual well-being has never been higher. Whether at a provider’s office, in a patient’s home, or through an

New COO at axialHealthcare

Former Evolent exec also led Silvercare By Geert De Lombaerde A veteran executive of Evolent Health and Silvercare Solutions, among others, has been named COO of pain management and opioid data firm axialHealthcare. Frazer Buntin comes to axialHealthcare after working as COO of local value-based manager Episode Solutions for about half a year. Before that,

Startup raises $15M to help prevent and treat opioid addiction

AxialHealthcare, a startup building software to manage opioid prescriptions and addiction, raised $15 million in funding. The company plans to use the new funds to build out tools to help addicted patients find help. By ELISE REUTER A startup building tools to prevent opioid addiction closed a $15 million funding round. AxialHealthcare raised the new funds from previous

Nashville company to fight addiction with $15M in new funding

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Axial Healthcare Raises $15 Million for Technology Solution to Substance Abuse

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axialHealthcare closes $15M funding, expands core business

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axialHealthcare Raises $15M in Series C Funding

axialHealthcare, a Nashville, Tenn.-based care optimization company navigating substance use issues for patients, providers, and health plans, closed $15m in Seris C financing. The round was led by previous institutional investors Oak HC/FT, .406 Ventures, BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners (BCBSVP), and Sandbox Advantage Fund. The company intends to use the funds to accelerate its expansion

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