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Cloud storage platform Box announced that it is now HIPAA compliant and has added 10 new health care application partners. Box’s new partners fall into four categories of health care services: clinical documentation, care coordination, interoperability, and access to care.

CardioVIP, a startup that uses a combination of algorithms, biosensors, and diagnostic tests to develop personalized vascular improvement programs, raised $5.8 million dollars.

Philips Respironics launched the SleepMapper self-management system, a mobile and web-based solution for patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The system combines feedback, education, motivation enhancement therapy and troubleshooting to improve adherence to sleep therapy.

Greatist, a health media startup, acquired Spontaneous, a fitness app that helps users find classes at local gyms. The acquisition marks an expansion of Greatist’s identity from a company focused on content to one that builds technology.

athenahealth, Inc. announced the launch of athenahealth Marketplace, a one-stop shop for provider organizations and physician practices to browse and select health care IT (HIT) solutions. All live solutions in the Marketplace have been pilot-tested across care environments.

The TraceLink Life Sciences Cloud was named the 2013 Edison Award (bronze) winner for innovation in helping protect patients from counterfeit drugs and ensuring access to safe, quality medicines worldwide. TraceLink provides cloud based track and trace solutions and supply chain collaboration for pharmaceuticals.

The FDA launched a new website called Patient Network to increase patient involvement in drug and medical device regulation. It will allow consumers to email their views, hear live chats, recommend for or against new drug approval, and sign up to testify or participate in some FDA meetings.

Two electronic health records developed by EHRMagic Inc., previously certified to be used as part of the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs, have had their certifications revoked for failure to meet the standards of the Meaningful Use incentive program.

Chicago based Presence Health hospital system partnered with Harris Corporation to implement a new clinical integration platform, as reported by HealthcareITNews. The Harris Clinical Integration Platform is a vendor-neutral hardware and software platform connecting clinical systems with workflow and analytics tools to integrate complex data from diverse systems.

BreadcrumbsQA is a new content website designed by former Epic employees. This website will crowdsource answers to a myriad of question about health IT from a network of health IT analysts, trainers, executives and builders.

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