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First Databank Acquires Design Clinicals

First Databank announces the acquisition of Seattle-based Design Clinicals, the developers of a clinician-friendly medication reconciliation software.

Intuit sells Intuit Health Group back to Raleigh entrepreneur Steve Malik

Intuit Health Group, which went by Medfusion before being acquired by Intuit in 2011, has been sold back to its original founder Steve Malik for an undisclosed sum.

Say Hi To Oscar: The New Kid That May Change Health Insurance

New York City-based health insurance startup Oscar is trying to re-engineer the relationship between insurance companies and patients. Oscar’s goal is to leverage technology, like telehealth visits, patient portals, and mobile wellness apps, to be such a value adding insurance company that patients chose them before they chose a doctor. Oscar will formally launch when New York’s health insurance exchange launches on October 1st.

Allscripts Introduces Population Health Analytics

Allscripts launches its new population health management solution which provides point of care interventions to reduce readmission rates and help control costs associated with chronic disease management.

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