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IASIS Healthcare LLC ("IASIS") announced today that it has selected Cerner, a global leader in health care technology, to implement an integrated electronic health record (EHR) and revenue cycle system across its health care provider operations, which serve over 1.1 million patients annually.

The American Medical Association (AMA) partnership with MATTER reached a new phase today to enhance support for startup companies seeking to have a transformational impact on health and medicine.

Lumenis Ltd., the world's largest energy-based medical device company for aesthetic, surgical and ophthalmic applications, announced today that the company has completed the acquisition of Pollogen Ltd.

 

MedAssets, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDAS) and Pamplona Capital Management today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement whereby Pamplona will acquire MedAssets for $31.35 per share in cash.

 Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA), the leading mobile healthcare communications company, today announced that its industry leading communication platform, in use at over 1,000 healthcare facilities, has earned two new certifications for security and privacy.

Cooper University Health Care (Camden, New Jersey) selected eHealth Technologies, the leading provider of clinically informed referral solutions, to provide intelligent health record aggregation and analytics to help deliver timely and clinically appropriate treatment to each referred patient.  

Medtronic (NYSE: MDT) today announced that Pillsbury United Communities, Regions Hospital Foundation and the HealthFinders Collaborative have been selected by Medtronic Philanthropy to implement the HealthRise U.S. program in Minnesota.

Committed to reducing lung cancer morbidity around the world, Medtronic's (NYSE: MDT) Minimally Invasive Therapies Group recently launched a 2,500-patient, international study to assess real-world impact of its superDimension(TM) navigation system. 

AdvancedMD, the pioneer in cloud technology for physician practices, today announced that it began operations as a standalone company following the completion of its sale to Marlin Equity Partners, a global investment firm with over $3 billion of capital under management. 

Phynd Technologies, Inc., headquartered in Kearney, NE, with executive offices in Dallas, TX, announced recently the signing of six new health systems, representing 48 hospitals and 136,000 physicians.

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). 

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