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With Enrollment at 200K, VA’s Million Veteran Program Inks Contracts for Genetic Analysis

The VA has enrolled 200,000 veterans in the Million Veteran Program, a long-term genetics research study the VA hopes will uncover genetic links to various diseases and lead to personalized treatment strategies for veterans. With steadily increasing enrollment, the VA has also announced that they have contracted with the BioProcessing Solutions Alliance and BioStorage Technologies to provide genome sequencing for the program over the next five years.

State apologizes for patients’ records posted on Internet

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is apologizing after accidently publishing the names, addresses, and payment information of 1,300 patients to a public website.

NextGen Healthcare Unveils New Interoperability Platform — NextGen Share —at 18th Annual NextGen Healthcare User Group Meeting

NextGen unveils a new secure exchange platform called NextGen Share. The product is the first collaborative product launch with Mirth since acquiring the open-source HIE vendor in September.

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