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Practice Fusion landed $34 million in Series C funding, with Artis Ventures leading the round. This latest piece of funding brings Practice Fusions cumulative funding to a grand total of $70 million.

RGI, a service-disabled veteran-owned small business, signed a $4.9m contract with the Veterans Affairs Department to support their Open Source Electronic Health Record Agent (OSEHRA). This contract will enable OSEHRA with support staff and accountability that can grow the open source government code project.

Glooko, the mobile logbook for people with diabetese, launched internationally, and is now available in the US, Canada and the European Union. The application allows users to track and analyze their own blood glucose data over time. The Glooko solution automatically connects to many blood glucose meters.

Mayo Clinic and Benefitfocus announced a partnership to create HR InTouch, an employee communication portal. The portal will include more than 3,500 pieces of content provided by the Mayo Clinic, as well as the Mayo Clinic’s EmbodyHealth tool for behavior change.

Endomondo reached 10 million users as of June 26th, 2012. The fitness tracking site has logged a total of 320 million miles of physical activity since going on the market in 2008, which is equivalent to 1,335 trips to the moon!

Qualcomm Life announced its 2net App Software Development Kit (SDK at Uplinq 2012. The SDK will turn Android devices into a hub for processing biometric data streams from multiple data sources, including devices, applications and other services.

Seattle-based Context Relevant raised $1.3 million in seed financing to accelerate the build-out of its flexible analytics and statistics technology. The company hopes to solve the problems and unlock the mysteries of Big Data through a hospital, business or company friendly interface, without the need for dedicated data scientists.

Florida Health Choices, a corporation founded by the state to improve access to care, selected Xerox to build a health insurance marketplace (HIX) in Florida. The HIX will be built as a cloud-based online portal to enable small businesses and eligible individuals to find affordable health insurance.

PatientKeeper raises $6.25 million in financing this month to target the growing need for effective computerized physician order entry. The company develops solutions for patient management by physicians.

St. Elizabeth Healthcare and Healthbridge are successfully sharing patient information with the Kentucky Health Information Exchange. St. Elizabeth Healthcare is one of the largest hospital organizations in the Northern Kentucky and represent a major step for the KHIE towards a statewide health information exchange.

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