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PatientPay, cloud-based patient billing and payment services provider, raised $2.5M in Series A funding from Mosaik Partners. This round makes brings PatientPay’s total funding raised till date to $6M.

According to a new study by Manhattan Research, in the past year, 47% of smartphone owners had shown patients images or videos on their devices, more than 1/3rd of physicians recommended health apps to their patients, nearly a quarter of physicians or their teams communicated with patients through a patient portal, and more than one in five had done so using secure messaging platforms.

HealthCare.com, where consumers can compare, customize, and save money on their health care plans, closed a $2M founders round of financing. The company is planning to launch a new health insurance search and comparison tools ahead of the next health insurance open enrollment period.

SKYNDEX developed a new wireless digital skinfold caliper called the SKYNDEX Pro120. The supporting iOS app records the skinfold site measurements to calculates body fat percentage and fat free mass, and create professional custom report about skinfold site readings, body weight, body fat percentage and client information based on American College of Sports Medicine guidelines.

Ebix, a supplier of on-demand software and e-commerce services to the insurance, finance and health care industries, acquired Healthcare Magic, an online medical advisory service provider. Healthcare Magic will be integrated into Ebix’s A.D.A.M. Health Division.

MedCPU closed a $9.3 million Series B funding round from Merck Global Health Innovation Fund, Easton Capital Investment Group and New Richmond Ventures.

Intermountain Healthcare and Syapse are collaborating to bring genomics-driven precision cancer care to oncologists within the Intermountain system and worldwide. This new clinical service, Intermountain Cancer Genomics, will provide cost-effective, genomics- driven, personalized treatment planning through easy-to-use software.

The DocGraph Alliance is a new group of organizations committed to supporting data journalism and data science community efforts. Three global leaders in health care, athenahealth, CareSet, and Merck have signed on as founding members of the Alliance.

Health tracking and analytics platform Tictrac partnered with Novartis to launch an awareness campaign, called The 7-Day Challenge to Live Like You, for multiple sclerosis (MS). Tictrac, winners of Launch! at Health 2.0 2012, was also a featured partner in the high profile Samsung Simband launch.

Wellframe released the results of a clinical pilot, which was conducted with patients enrolled in cardiac rehab at South Shore Hospital with principal investigator from Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Researchers observed high levels of patient retention and compliance with cardiac rehab care plans among those utilizing Wellframe’s mobile platform.

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