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US hospital hack ‘exploited Heartbleed flaw’

A cybersecurity firm claims that the theft of information on 4.5 million patients of Community Health Systems was performed using the Heartbleed exploit. The firm says CHS used network equipment from Juniper, which was slow to correct software vulnerabilities.

Cerner lands on Forbes’ most innovative companies list

Forbes names Cerner #22 on its list of large, publicly traded companies that invest in innovation.

SAS to build cloud-based big data analytics platform for Dignity Health

Analytics software vendor SAS will create a big data platform for Dignity Health to support care planning, value-based reimbursement, and outcomes and value performance analysis.

Wearable Intelligence is raising $8.4M for Google Glass for doctors

San Francisco-based Wearable Intelligence has raised $7.9 million of its goal of $8.4 million from investors that include Google Ventures and Andreessen Horowitz. Its Google Glass technology displays information from EHRs,clinical alerts, and real-time information from patient monitors.

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