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e-MDs, a provider of electronic health records and practice management solutions, partnered with Lightbeam Health Solutions, an end-to-end population management solutions company, to provide population health management for e-MDs physician practices and health care enterprises.

The Office for the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology released a concept paper detailing a 10 year vision for achieving interoperability of health information technology.

HealthPERX, a telehealth solutions provider, partnered with InterStar Solutions, to place telehealth kiosks on site of businesses, allowing their employees to be able to video consult with doctors while at work, thereby, reducing absenteeism and health care costs.

According to a new report by MarketsandMarkets, the global home health care software and services market crossed $3.4B in 2013, and is poised to grow at a high double-digit CAGR in the next five years to be worth $6.4B by 2018.

NantHealth will unveil the industry’s first, open Clinical Operating System (cOS) for value-based, coordinated care at this year’s NHS Confederation Annual Conference and Exhibition. Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, the man behind NantHealth, will be keynoting at the 8th Annual Health 2.0 Fall Conference this year as well.

GenieMD was named one of three winners of the IBM 2014 Watson Mobile Developer Challenge. Each winner will join the Watson Ecosystem Program and work with IBM’s recently launched global consulting practice, IBM Interactive Experience. GenieMD could eventually use Watson to provide highly relevant and personalized medical recommendations.

Kaiser Permanente’s flagship app, also called Kaiser Permanente, surpassed 1 million downloads. Members use the app most often to securely message their doctors and manage appointments.

Dayima, a Chinese app for period tracking and women’s health, closed US$30 million in Series C funding from Ceyuan Ventures and existing investors, Sequoia Capital China and Bertelsmann Asia Investments. The company has raised three rounds in about a year that total US$45 million. Launched in January 2012, Dayima claims it has 45 million registered users and 3.2 million daily active users.

NHS Scotland will roll out telemedicine equipment, incorporating iPhones and iPads to 300,000 households over the next two years as part of an initiative aimed at elderly patients with chronic conditions. NHS hopes to replicate the 70 percent reduction in hospital admissions seen during trial testing.

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