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Vista Evolution Workgroup Coordinators Sources Sought Notice

The VA is soliciting a vendor to lead the VistA Evolution Workgroup, an initiative that will update the VistA EHR platform and incorporate interoperability standards defined by the joint DoD/VA Interagency Program Office, which oversees all work done on the long awaited iEHR program. With proposals due by February 6, interested vendors have been given just nine days to prepare and submit their proposals.

Analytics Startup Health Catalyst Nets $41 Million

Data warehousing and visualization startup Health Catalyst raises a $41 million Series C investment round which the company will use the funds to develop 200 new analytics tools designed to help customers zero in on inefficiencies and evaluate care variances.

Hearst Corporation Announces Formation of Hearst Health

Hearst Corporation, parent company of First Databank, Zynx Health, MCG, Homecare Homebase, and Map of Medicine, announces a new brand called Hearst Health that will encompass all of its health IT businesses. Hearst will also launch a new innovation lab and a venture capital portfolio as part of the business unit.

TigerText Caps Record Year with $21 Million Series B Investment to Accelerate Market Penetration

TigerText raises a $21 million Series B for its healthcare focused secure messaging platform that delivers HIPAA compliant text messages which automatically delete after a pre-defined period of time.

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