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America’s Most Reliable Pandemic Data Are Now at Risk

The co-founder of The COVID Tracking Project urges the new administration to continue using the HHS Protect system instead of switching back to the CDC’s National Health Safety Network hospital reporting database.

Philips to expand its leadership in patient care management solutions for the hospital with the acquisition of Capsule Technologies, Inc.

Philips will acquire medical device integration vendor Capsule Technologies for $635 million in cash.

HHS Awards Funds to Expand Immunization Information Sharing Collaboration

ONC will invest $20 million in projects related to helping communities share COVID-19 vaccine-related data, and supporting immunization-related collaborations between HIEs.

Aledade Raises $100 Million Series D to Help More Primary Care Practices Thrive in Value-Based Care

ACO operator Aledade raises $100 million in a funding round that increases its total to $294 million and values the company at over $2 billion.

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  • PM Consultant: Insightful piece Dr. Jayne. I read this WaPo piece as well. I took my company to 100% remote 7 years ago. We are loca...
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