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The Academy of Radiology Research is pleased to support H.R. 6, the 21st Century Cures Act, and urges the House of Representatives to pass this important legislation.

With less than three months remaining until the nation switches from ICD-9 to ICD-10 coding for medical diagnoses and inpatient hospital procedures, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the American Medical Association (AMA) are announcing efforts to continue to help physicians get ready ahead of the October 1 deadline.

AUSTIN, TexasFeb. 10, 2015-- e-MDs, a leading provider of electronic health records (EHRs) and practice management (PM) solutions, and Lightbeam Health Solutions, LLC, a leader in end-to-end population health management, announced today the selection of their integrated platform by Princeton HealthCare System.

Newark, NJ, January 29, 2015 -- Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) announced the expansion of their patient-centered programs dedicated to improving patient care coordination, reducing unnecessary costs and improving the patient experience. The expansion means more than 750,000 members are now being treated by doctors in Horizon BCBSNJ’s patient-centered programs.

February 15 - The patient engagement solution market is expected to reach $13.7 billion by 2019 from $5.5 billion in 2014 at a CAGR of 20% from 2014 to 2019.

SAN DIEGO, Calif.--DR Systems (www.drsys.com), a leader in healthcare imaging and information technologies, has recently been granted seven new U.S. patents.

ANN ARBOR, Mich.--Truven Health Analytics™ today announced an expansion of its long term strategic collaboration with MEDITECH, provider of Health Information® Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems, to include additional products from its Micromedex® Patient Connect Suite.
 

Denver, CO, February 09, 2015 -- Aventura, a leader in healthcare workflow optimization software solutions, today announced that it raised a $14 million Series C financing round, which was oversubscribed, co-led by Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE) and Merck Global Health Innovation Fund (Merck GHI).

ST. LOUISJan. 26, 2015-- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Agate Resources, Inc., a diversified holding company that offers an array of healthcare products and services to Oregon residents. Agate is based in Eugene, Oregon.

EDINBURG, Texas--The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine have been awarded a $2,880,342 grant over three years by United Health Foundation to help support the Colonia Integrated Care Program: VIDAS (Valley Interprofessional Development And Services). 

FISHKILL, N.Y.Jan. 22, 2015-- MedAllies' Universal Direct Network is now live with 3,561 health care organizations, reaching 52,056 individual providers as of January 16.

ATLANTA and SAN DIEGOJan. 21, 2015-- The healthcare market is crowded with fragmented technologies that cannot stand alone to improve efficiencies for providers – from new devices and apps to in-office systems.

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. and PONCE, Puerto RicoJan. 20, 2015  -- NeoDeck HoldingsPuerto Rico's leading provider of healthcare management solutions, today announced it has partnered with DataMotion, an accredited health information service provider (HISP) supplying email encryption solutions for clinical and non-clinical exchange of protected health information (PHI). 

IRVING, Texas--HMS, Inc., (“HMS”) a wholly owned subsidiary of HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY), today announced that the company has saved the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) nearly $65 million to date through its dependent eligibility verification project, resulting in the removal of 8,940 ineligible dependents from health plans. 

Princeton, NJ, January 19, 2015 --  Atlas Systems Inc. is pleased to announce that it has signed a deal with US based Technology Solutions company for their Electronic Health Record (EHR) solution upgrade.

NEW YORK--ProHEALTH Care Associates, LLP, and UnitedHealthcare are collaborating to improve care coordination and provide enhanced health services to more than 35,000 local residents enrolled in UnitedHealthcare’s employer-sponsored health plans, including Oxford Health-branded plans.

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 13, 2015-- HealthLoop® released a new app of its doctor-patient engagement platform today. HealthLoop+ MD is another step forward in bringing the latest technology and innovation of next generation follow-up care to doctors and patients.

LENEXA, Kan., January 08, 2015 -- Lexmark’s Perceptive Software announces a new agreement with Allscripts, a leading global provider of clinical, financial and operational software solutions for healthcare providers, including Allscripts Sunrise™, one of the top electronic medical record (EMR) applications available today.

Cary, NC, January 13, 2015 -- Smartlink Mobile Systems (Smartlink), LLC, a Cary, N.C. -based mobile healthcare technology startup, today announced that it has successfully raised $2.5 million in a seed round of funding lead by private investors.

MILFORD, Mass.Jan. 12, 2015-- Psyche Systems Corporation's, WindoPath® Version 8 has achieved ONC HIT 2014 Edition Modular EHR certification, which designates that the software is capable of supporting eligible providers and hospitals with meeting the Stage 1 and Stage 2 Meaningful Use measures required to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).

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