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Senate Passes $55 Billion Veterans Affairs Reform Bill

As the VA preps to overhaul its medical records system, the Senate passes the VA Mission Act, a $55 billion bill that will give vets more leeway to see private-sector providers, expands family caregiver stipends, and mandates a review of aging facilities. President Trump is expected to sign the bill soon.

A New Challenge Competition – Can you Help Make EHR Safety Reporting Easy

ONC announces an $80,000 contest to entice developers to create apps that will help users identify, record, and report potential health IT safety issues in real time.

DAS Health Secures $6 Million to Accelerate Company Acquisition Strategy

After purchasing a string of companies over the last three years, health IT reseller and consulting company DAS Health raises $6 million to continue its buying spree.

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