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Senseonics, a medical device company focused on the development and commercialization of a fully implantable, long-term continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system, raised an additional $20 million of private equity financing.

HHS now allows private insurance companies to run their connections to Healthcare.gov on Amazon Web Services, the cloud-based hosting solution.

Weight Watchers launched an app to help its service providers collect member data and track sales at member meetings. The app was developed in partnership with Kony. Weight Watchers will provide health plans and employers the data they collect to allow health plans and employers to monitor engagement and adjust how much of the program they are subsidizing.

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center improved patient outcomes through its data analytics program and a pilot project using patient-centered medical homes. It invested $105 million last year in data analytics, and saved $15 million in medical costs through centralized care managed by a single physician.

After graduating from the Health Wildcatters Accelerator program last November, Cariloop closed $400,000 in seed funding led by Green Park & Golf Ventures and Corbett Capital. Cariloop helps adult children navigate senior care homes for their parents to find the best fit.

First Coast Cardiovascular Institute deployed the MedAptus Professional Charge Capture (Pro) application, to reduce the charge lag and increase end-user efficiency, from the point-of-care to the back-office.

iGetBetter, a supplier of post-acute care transition solutions, partnered with Validic, a digital health data company, to use the Validic platform to access data from a broad range of available biometric devices, as part of its care transition solution focused on reducing readmissions.

Autism Speaks partnered with Google to use the Google Cloud Platform for managing, analyzing, and disseminating the library of genomic information on individuals with autism and their family members. This library is being established by the Autism Speaks Ten Thousand Genomes Program (AUT10K).

A new study led by Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University and the Madigan Army Medical Center found that the Text4Baby messaging program improved health care beliefs and behaviors as well as health status and clinical outcomes among pregnant women and new mothers.

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