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NantWorks and NantHealth Complete Acquisition of Navinet, America’s Leading Healthcare Collaboration Network

NantWorks and NantHealth acquires NaviNet, a payer-provider collaboration platform, for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition aligns with NantHealth’s vision of “delivering on whole health systems integration.”

Mayo sells data center for $46M to new IT partner

Mayo Clinic sells its data center to Epic for $46 million and will lease it back from Epic for the next four years, with an option to continue the arrangement indefinitely.

No time for stodgy: Crusading editor aims to shake things up in science

The British Medical Journal is being criticized for its perceived transition from a science magazine to one that takes controversial political stances. One Yale epidemiologist comments BMJ “should carefully think about what it wants: to remain a top scientific medical journal, or to transition into a public-opinion publication that seeks to attain the highest ratings possible based on one-sided positions that are not carefully researched.”

Many See IRS Penalties as More Affordable Than Insurance

The New York Times reports on the 10.5 million Americans who are eligible to buy coverage through an insurance exchange but are still uninsured, noting that for many the $1,800 IRS fee is still far cheaper than paying for an insurance policy.

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