Morning Headlines 3/24/23
Vital Secures $24.7 Million in Series B Funding to Advance Its Artificial Intelligence-Driven Software for Patients, Hospitals and Health Systems
ED patient experience software vendor Vital raises $24.7 million in a Series B funding round, bringing its total raised to $46 million since launching in 2019.
House Dems introduce pair of bills to overhaul IT acquisition at Department of Veterans Affairs
Democratic lawmakers propose two pieces of legislation that would overhaul IT procurement within the department, and require the VA to procure an independent audit of its four major IT modernization programs, including the Oracle Cerner project.
State board approves health information exchange rules despite pushback
The Oklahoma Health Care Authority board unanimously votes to implement a statewide HIE despite protests from mental health professionals over patient privacy concerns, and provider pushback on the $5,000 sign-up fee.
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