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Proficient Health Merges with Firm Specializing in Mobile Communication Apps

Referral management software vendor Proficient Health merges with clinical communications company MD Interconnect.

John Muir Health and Optum Launch New, Comprehensive Relationship to Advance Quality Care and Experiences for Patients in Bay Area

Over 500 John Muir Health (CA) employees will transition to Optum as it takes over the health system’s IT, RCM, analytics, purchasing, and claims processing.

Philips acquires Boston start-up Medumo to help hospitals communicate with patients

Philips acquires pre-exam patient engagement startup Medumo for an undisclosed sum.

Software firm, health care provider accuse each other of theft; Houston mayoral candidate working the case

In Pennsylvania, Post Acute Medical files a lawsuit against software vendor Meridian Hospital Systems accusing it of abruptly terminating its software access, refusing to return its patient and business data, and violating HIPAA.

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