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HELSINGBORG, Sweden --Regulatory News: DISC Corporation has over 55 years of experience as a service provider to the healthcare sector, specializing in the digitization of patient records for ambulatory care providers into their respective Electronic Health Records (EHR) systems. To deliver the BetterChart solution, the organization automates the end-to-end process of the document type classification and data capture of its clients’ patient records, affording its clients invaluable time and the necessary tools to continue to grow comfortably. But to meet existing service level agreements with its clients, DISC initially hand-keyed this information to ensure document type and patient record information were captured and processed in a timely fashion.

DALLAS, June 20, 2013 -- The Report "North American Healthcare IT Market, By Application [Provider IT (EMR, PACS, CPOE, CDSS, RCM, Claims Management, Payroll), Payer IT (CRM, Fraud Detection)], Delivery Mode (On-Premises, Web-Based Services & Cloud Computing) & Component - Forecasts to 2017", analyzes and studies the major market drivers, restraints, and opportunities in U.S. and Canada.

MIAMI -- CareCloud, the fastest-growing provider of cloud-based practice management, electronic health records (EHR), and medical billing software and services, today announced it has secured $20 million in Series B financing. The funds will fuel the Company’s continued aggressive growth across all business functions, with a focus on product development while also bolstering sales and marketing capabilities. The funding round was led by Tenaya Capital and included existing investors Intel Capital and Norwest Venture Partners. This round brings CareCloud’s total funding to $44 million. Stewart Gollmer, Tenaya Capital’s Managing Partner, will join CareCloud’s Board of Directors.

WESTBOROUGH, Mass.--eClinicalWorks®, a leader in ambulatory healthcare IT solutions, today released findings from a recent survey examining the motivators and challenges for organizations interested in participating in Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMHs) and other risk-based or shared savings programs. The research also looked into tools that would help these organizations meet their goals. More than half (53%) of respondents currently participate in one of the referenced programs. Among those who do not, approximately one-third (34%) anticipate their organization becoming part of an ACO, PCMH or shared-savings plan in the next three years.

(Skokie, Ill. – June 12, 2013) Sg2, the leader in health care strategic analytics and intelligence, announced today a new breed of ambulatory market data tools designed to provide a complete and comprehensive view of ambulatory health care service volumes and share in the private payer market.

Jersey City, NJ, June 11, 2013 -- ITelagen, Inc., a leading provider of healthcare IT support and system administration, today announced a partnership with Horizon Keystone Financial (Horizon). Horizon is headquartered in Mt. Laurel, NJ and since 1994, has successfully partnered with manufacturers and their dealers to offer affordable financial solutions to a nationwide customer base.

DAYTON, Ohio-- Standard Register (NYSE: SR) announced that it will establish a Healthcare Software and Services Center of Excellence in Atlanta, leveraging its market position to become a leading provider of communication solutions to the healthcare industry. To extend Standard Register Healthcare’s portfolio with innovative technology-enabled solutions that focus on workflow management and effective delivery of content to improve patient care, additional software developers and other healthcare technology specialists will be recruited.

June 11, 2013 — Chalfont St. Giles, U.K. — GE Healthcare announced today its plans to invest $2 billion over the next five years to accelerate the development of innovative software for healthcare systems and applications. GE Healthcare has a long history in software with its Healthcare IT business; and this investment is designed to advance current and future offerings in order to address new and pressing operational and productivity challenges faced by healthcare organizations around the world. GE Healthcare will work closely with the GE Software Center of Excellence in San Ramon, California - as well as at various research and development hubs around the world - to develop new software solutions.

NEW YORK-- eHealth Technologies, a leader in streamlining transitions of care including, securely delivering electronic diagnostic images to the users of health information exchange (HIE), and HealtheConnections, the Regional Health Information Organization (RHIO) of Central New York, have gone live with eHealth Connect® Image Exchange integrated with their new, Mirth HIE platform. HealtheConnections has been a customer of eHealth Connect® Image Exchange since 2010 and this service was deemed as an essential capability to retain, with their new HIE platform.

MELBOURNE, Fla. & WASHINGTON -- Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and international technology company, has been selected to help improve the Veterans Benefits Administration’s (VBA) Enterprise Data Warehouse, the primary source for veterans’ benefits data and information.

ATLANTA-- Clinigence, a next-generation clinical business intelligence technology provider, today announced it will offer Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) reporting capabilities to users of Spring Medical Systems’ SpringCharts electronic health record (EHR) system. This new capability is an extension of the current alliance between the vendors, which provides Clinigence’s clinical reports to SpringCharts EHR users.

Philadelphia, PA, June 06, 2013 -- Pharmaceutical companies now have access to a better supply of data through EMRs, and HIEs, as well as more Government sponsored Big Data initiatives than ever before. The downside is that with so much information, many companies are finding it difficult to leverage all of the information available to them.

PACSGEAR, the leading provider of connectivity for PACS and electronic health records, today announced the general availability of ModLink™, a software solution that transfers structured report measurements directly into PowerScribe 360 | Reporting from Nuance. By auto-populating reports with structured report values, ModLink saves valuable radiologist dictation time and reduces potential human error.

ATLANTA, June 4, 2013 --  Streamline Health Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: STRM), a leading provider of SaaS-based enterprise content management, business analytics, computer assisted coding (CAC) and clinical documentation improvement (CDI) solutions for healthcare providers, announced today that it has entered into a joint marketing agreement with Patientco, the industry's most innovative provider of patient financial engagement solutions, with the intention to increase net revenue for healthcare providers by accelerating patient payments.

Ozark, MO, June 04, 2013 -- HealthMEDX, the leading provider of LTPAC EMR solutions, has announced the General Availability of the HealthMEDX Pharmacy Exchange, a bi-directional interface between HealthMEDX Vision and Omnicare, utilizing the NCPDP SCRIPT 10.6 standard.

June 03, 2013 -- dashboardMD, a leading provider of business intelligence reporting solutions for healthcare, is further expanding its healthcare dashboards and intelligent reporting solutions through a strategic partnership with Henry Schein MicroMD®, a provider of proven and cost-effective practice management (PM) and electronic medical records (EMR) systems.

BATON ROUGE, LA, June 03, 2013 - Louisiana residents enrolled in UnitedHealthcare’s employer-sponsored, MedicareDirect and Evercare/SecureHorizons Medicare Advantage health plans now have access to care provided by Medistar Home Health.

Santa Fe, NM, May 31, 2013 - Patient engagement leader, Seamless Medical Systems today announced it has closed $2 million in early stage funding.

The financing will support Seamless Medical’s growth strategy in three main areas: integration of their patient engagement platform with leading electronic medical records companies, expanding market penetration and accelerating product innovation and future platform updates.

ANN ARBOR, Mich.-- The Pennsylvania eHealth Partnership Authority has selected Truven Health Analytics, formerly the Healthcare business of Thomson Reuters, as its partner in building a statewide community shared services (CSS) platform. The Pennsylvania eHealth Partnership Authority is an independent state agency that works to meet federal requirements for Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) in Pennsylvania.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 30, 2013 -- HIMSS Analytics, a wholly owned not-for-profit subsidiary of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), recently honored SuccessEHS client ARcare for achieving Stage 6 on the EMR Adoption ModelSM (EMRAM). The second highest level of the HIMSS Analytics EMRAM, Stage 6 requirements include advanced uses of health information technology. These requirements include demonstrated use of electronic physician documentation, clinical decision support, computerized provider order entry, closed-loop medication administration and other advanced functionalities.