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Apple has hired a top exec from a hospital chain to help run its employee health clinics

Apple hires M. Osman Akhtar away from Fairview Health Services in Minnesota to run its AC Wellness employee clinics.

Aramark Announces Agreement for Sale of Healthcare Technologies Business to TRIMEDX

To better focus on its food, facilities and uniforms segments, Aramark sells its Healthcare Technologies business to clinical engineering and asset management company TriMedx for $300 million.

Waystar to Acquire Connance, Expanding Powerful Revenue Cycle and Predictive Analytics Technology for Health Systems and Hospitals

Waystar acquires RCM software competitor Connance for an undisclosed sum.

Congress Doesn’t Know Who’s in Charge of VA’s $10 Billion Health Records Overhaul

Lawmakers are convinced that a lack of accountability among the various government agencies, offices, and committees created to oversee the VA’s transition to Cerner will lead to wasted taxpayer dollars and project delays.

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