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Stanford startup Genophen received $2 million in its third round of funding. The company creates software that looks at medical, behavioral, genetic and environmental factors to determine an individual’s predisposition to certain diseases.

Aging2.0, a global organization whose mission is to accelerate innovation in aging, launched the GENerator, a founders program for entrepreneurs focused on the 50+ demographic. The first cohort includes eleven early stage companies.

Molina Healthcare in Utah will provide free cell phones to eligible Medicaid members so they can receive text message-based health services. The program is in partnership with TracFone Wireless and Voxiva.

Case Western University, the Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals will begin sharing clinical data in a collaboration called the Institute of Computational Biology. The new venture will develop a technological infrastructure to allow the three institutions to use clinical data to improve treatment and the health of the community.

Catalyze.io, which offers a platform to accelerate the development of mobile health apps, secured a Series A financing round. Catalyze.io is a graduate of the Gener8tor startup accelerator’s 12-week Summer 2013 Program.

According to a new study, global health care data analytics market is set to grow at a CAGR of 22.30% over the period 2012-2016. Key driver of this phenomenon is the growing need for effectively using patient information.

Lockheed Martin gifted $4M to UCLA Health System’s Operation Mend for a telehealth suite that enables improved communication between the program’s personnel, patients and partners, as well as fosters research in the field of regenerative medicine for military veterans and active-duty service members.

iVantage Health Analytics, provider of health analytic solutions, launched Rural Insights solution, an expansion of VantagePoints suite of analytic capabilities and advisory services, to help rural and critical access hospitals with financial, operational and regulatory management.

US Department of Health and Human Services awarded a $750K grant to UC Davis to expand its services for infants through the new Pediatric Emergency Assistance to Newborns Using Telehealth (PEANUT) Program.

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