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PointClear Solutions, a health care software development company, acquired Worry Free Labs, a mobile app UX design and development firm. The acquisition will help PointClear leverage Worry Free’s consumer application expertise and capabilities to design and build patient engagement applications for the mHealth market.

Kainos, a digital technology company, debuted Evolve, an EMR solution that allows indexing and searching of disparate and unstructured patient information, helping clinicians identify less obvious trends, and anticipate medical conditions before symptoms emerge.

Pulse8, a health insurance exchange risk adjustment and long term care data analytics company, partnered with CSR, a provider of data compliance solutions, to expand information security services to help providers and health care organizations to identify and reduce risk, costs and penalties.

Mobilium, a mobile and wireless applications company, launched Mobilium Smart Health app, a Pan-African health and wellness application that provides baseline information resource on HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria, as well as on ancillary topics like injection safety.

Researchers at the Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center are developing mobile apps to assess and treat patients with severe mental illness. These apps could help patients in crises and help manage illnesses between visits to the doctor.

The Advisory Board Company acquired Care Team Connect. The Evanston, IL company offers an integrated, Web-based care management platform for population health management.

IBM launched two separate projects with two top health systems. One involves the use of big data to help clinicians provide predictive care at Emory University Hospital. The other is focused on using big data analytics to reduce vendor fraud at Memorial Healthcare System.

The IP and Science business of Thomson Reuters will lend some of its clinical and data analysis methods in a strategic partnership with biotech startup NuMedii to find new uses for old drugs.

ShapeUp raised $7.5 million in new funding. This financing round included $5 million of equity from venture capital firms Cue Ball Capital and Excel Venture Management and $2.5 million of debt from Silicon Valley Bank.

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