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Greenway Medical Technologies and Vitera Healthcare Solutions to Combine

Vitera Healthcare Solution’s parent company Vista Equity Partners announces a $644 million buyout of Greenway Medical Systems. The new, combined organization will continue on under the Greenway name, marketing product from both companies.

Keeping Up with Progress in Mobile Medical Apps

The FDA has issued its final guidelines for mobile health app developers, leaving much of the market unregulated and focusing on apps that act as, or interface with, an actual medical device.

National vision for digitizing health records has failed as each province does its own thing

In Canada, the Canada Health Infoway, a faltering $2.1 billion national EHR program, is profiled in an article that blames province-level control, rather than national-level control, as the primary reason for failure.

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