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Vim, a Healthcare Platform for Health Plan-provider Collaboration, Raises $24 Million in Series B Financing Led by Optum Ventures and Premera Blue Cross

Appointment scheduling optimization and care collaboration technology vendor Vim raises $24 million.

OCR Settles First Case in HIPAA Right of Access Initiative

Bayfront Health St. Petersburg (FL) pays $85,000 to HHS to settle a potential HIPAA violation related to its failure to provide medical records to a patient in a timely manner.

Pentagon’s New Electronic Health Records System Deployed To Second Wave of Bases

The DoD rolls out the Cerner-developed MHS Genesis system at three facilities in California and one in Idaho.

A new policy on advertising for speculative and experimental medical treatments

Google announces that it will prohibit ads for unproven or experimental medical techniques like stem cell therapy, cellular therapy, and gene therapy.

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  1. From the NextGov MHS Genesis article:
    “designed to … make the entire system interoperable with private sector providers”

    Should we take that to mean they’ll have CommonWell live, now that the system is going on 3 years in use? Or should we take that to mean they’ll have a fax machine plugged in?







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