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The Office of National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) unveiled a new content web page for long-term care providers. The web page will provide information about federal health IT initiatives beneficial to providers who do not qualify for EHR Meaningful Use program.

Epocrates, a medical application for doctors, collaborated with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), to provide valuable content to its user base of more than 1M health care professionals.

Arkadin, a collaboration service provider, and Vidyo, a videoconferencing platform, partnered with California Telehealth Network (CTN), a telehealth organization, to offer a new service called CTN Connect. This service will enable health care providers to remotely connect with other health care providers or patients, especially in rural and medically under served areas of California.

Wyle, a provider of high tech aerospace engineering and information technology, selected iPatientCare, a cloud-based ambulatory EHR and practice management solution, as the EHR Data Archival System for the Exploration Medical System Demonstration (EMSD) Project of NASA’s Human Research Program (HRP).

PatientsLikeMe, the online patient community network, raised $7 million from its existing investor base. The new raise brings the company’s total funding to $32 million.

Cerner launched a Primary Health Network (PHN) pilot program, an innovative model that uses select retail locations as access points for care, where members receive wellness screenings with a nurse. PHN services include wellness and condition management, including tools, labs, personalized recommendations and health navigation.

Evermind, a year-old venture developing a system to help families stay in touch with seniors living independently, landed $1.8 million in Series A funding. TriStar Technology Ventures led the round, while Solidus and the LaunchTN program also kicked in.

A new online application, the joint VA-Department of Defense web portal eBenefits, allows Veterans to upload digital images of records and evidence to support their claims. The system allows claims to be processed faster and marks a major milestone in the VA’s transformation to a fully digital operating environment.

Lumosity, the brain-training startup, revealed findings from its Human Cognition Project. Lumosity has amassed the largest human cognitive performance dataset, and the latest research revealed insights into the effects of lifestyle factors and aging. Lumosity will use this information to develop new games.

COMS Interactive, a software-as-a-service provider for health care industry, secured a minority investment of $21M from Summit Partners, a global growth equity firm. COMS’s flagship product, Daylight IQ, is used for managing health and disease profiles of elderly patients requiring post-acute care.

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