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Philips strengthens collaboration with Amazon Web Services to expand digital health solutions in the cloud

Philips announces that it will integrate its HealthSuite platform with Amazon Web Services’ new Internet of Things platform, allowing it to wirelessly and securely exchange data with a variety of medical devices and sensors.

Dell to use VMware to help pay for EMC deal: sources

Dell will acquire EMC Corp for $55 billion in cash and stock options, according to anonymous insiders. An announcement is expected as early as this week.

Time To Implement IOM Health IT Recommendations For Improving Diagnosis

Hardeep Singh, MD, MPH, and Dean Sittig, PhD and professor of biomedical informatics at the University of Texas, publish a Health Affairs post outlining recommended changes that could help EHRs better support diagnosis.

Fitch Rates Banner Health Series 2015A Rev Bonds ‘AA-‘; Outlook Stable

Fitch affirms Banner Health’s AA- bond rating after its $733 million acquisition of University of Arizona Health Network, concluding that integrating UAHN into Banner is already ahead of schedule and under budget, and noting that UAHN will be joining a health system with 21 HIMSS stage 7 facilities, plans of migrating to a value-based reimbursement model, and a solid financial profile.



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