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Comprehend Systems raised an $8.4 million first round of funding led by Sequoia Capital. The funding will support further development of the company’s cloud-based clinical data insights software.

A pilot program at the University of Texas at Austin launched to find the right processes for enabling patients to track who requests and receives their protected health information. The pilot is being done under the umbrella of the ONC.

Caremerge, developers of software for assisted living facilities, raised $2.1 million in funding from European investors. The company’s HIPAA-compliant software allows residents’ health information to be shared with families and care providers via a common portal.

Breakthrough, an online counseling and telepsychiatry service, raised $5 million in Series A financing from The Social+Capital Partnership with participation from First Round Capital and Great Oaks Venture Capital.

Healthbox partnered with BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee to launch a new health IT accelerator in Nashville. The first class will start in September at the Nashville Entrepreneur Center.

Shareable Ink, a cloud computing platform for clinical documentation, partnered with Resolute Anesthesia and Pain Solutions, an anesthesia services provider group for Florida, Illinois and Missouri, to standardize the use of Shareable Ink’s Anesthesia Cloud for iPad at all Resolute facilities.

EPI Mobile Health Solutions, a Singapore based health care company, received FDA clearance for its smartphone-enabled ECG device called the EPI Mini. The device collects ECG readings through the user’s fingertips and sends the data to the user’s phone via Bluetooth. This data is also sent to EPI’s 24-hour health concierge service for an interpretation of the results that is provided to the user via text message.

Scanadu Scout, a medical tricorder device, became the most funded campaign on Indiegogo, a crowd funding platform. The company has raised $1.4M to date since launching the campaign in May, and had surpassed its initial goal of $100K within hours of the launch.

iMDsoft, a provider of anesthesia information management systems, announced that its iPad app, myAnesthesia, received FDA clearance as a Class I medical device. The app is a cloud-based, mobile solution for electronic anesthesia documentation that allows secure distribution of information to hospitals, pharmacies, billers and anesthesia groups, and interfaces directly with billing systems for shorter reimbursement cycles.

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