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Broad Coalition of Health and Technology Industry Leaders Announce Vaccination Credential Initiative to Accelerate Digital Access to COVID-19 Vaccination Records

Health and technology leaders announce the Vaccination Credential Initiative, which hopes to provide digital access to COVID-19 vaccination records using the open SMART Health Cards specification.

Healthcare Specific AI Platform Lumiata Raises Series B Funding

Lumiata – which applies AI to 120 million patient records to predict patient outcomes, clinical costs, and risks for providers and payers – raises $14 million in a Series B funding round.

Healthtech firm Accolade is buying telemedicine start-up 2nd.MD for $460 million, sources say

Health benefits navigation company Accolade acquires 2nd.MD for $460 million to offer its users easier access to second opinions.

QGenda Acquires Shift Admin

Provider and resource scheduling system vendor QGenda acquires Shift Admin, which offers shift-based specialty scheduling for emergency medicine, urgent care, and hospital medicine.



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  1. It will be interesting to see how those (such as myself) who participated in a vaccine clinical trial will be treated once vaccinations become required for travel, etc. I was unblinded from my AZ trial after my second dose and confirmed to have received the ‘real deal’.

    I declined the Pfizer vaccine through my organization as a result, but am increasingly worried that although I may have done my part to preserve some integrity of the trial data that I will unfortunately have to get it anyway to fill a requirement of an airline, sporting event, etc down the road.







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