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MINNEAPOLIS, MN — (March 7, 2016) vRad (Virtual Radiologic), an affiliate of MEDNAX, Inc. (NYSE: MD) and the leading national teleradiology services and telemedicine company, today announced that it will showcase insights and best practices learned from a successful ICD-10 transition of 2,100+ client facilities during a live webinar on March 9, 2016 at 12:00 pm CT. 

LAS VEGAS--()--GE Healthcare announced today the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has selected the company’s Centricity Practice Solution as the official electronic medical record (EMR) to be used by the medical teams of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. This marks the first time that all athletes and spectators at the Olympic Games will have their health interactions managed by an electronic medical record. The announcement was made at the 2016 Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference in Las Vegas.

LAS VEGAS--()--GE Healthcare today announced two large systems integrators (SIs) and seven leading-edge independent software vendors (ISVs) are planning to move their innovative digital solutions to the new GE Health Cloud. Designed exclusively for the healthcare industry and resting on the shoulders of GE’s industrial-strength Predix™ platform, the GE Health Cloud will ultimately connect more than 2 million imaging machines worldwide, including 500,000 GE Healthcare devices.

WALTHAM, Mass.--()--Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, announced today the release of UpToDate® MobileComplete™ for mobile enterprise users. With this new capability, users can download comprehensive clinical content from UpToDate to their mobile device for offline access. 

SAN FRANCISCO & TORONTO--()--McKesson Corporation (NYSE: MCK), a leading international healthcare services and information technology company, and Katz Group, one of Canada’s largest privately-owned enterprises, today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Rexall Health from Katz Group for $3 billion CAD ($2.2 billion USD*, or approximately $1.9 billion USD* net of the present value of incremental cash tax benefits). 

Scrypt, Inc. (OTC Pink: SYPT) developers of secure and compliant productivity tools for regulated industries, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Austin, Texas-based DocbookMD®, a HIPAA secure patient care team collaboration platform.

Jacksonville, FL — February 29, 2016, ASPYRA, LLC (ASPYRA), a market leader in Laboratory Information Systems (LIS), released news today of implementation of the company’s CyberLAB LIS at Riordan Clinic, a not-for-profit 501(c)(3), nutrition-based health facility in Wichita, Kansas.  

At HIMSS16, the companies will preview Appropriate Use Criteria embedded in PatientKeeper CPOE.

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., February 29, 2016 – DataMotion Health™, a provider of secure health information delivery services and solutions, today announced an enhanced version of its SaaS platform that enables easy collaboration across the care continuum and empowers the patient to be an active participant. The interoperable, cloud-based DataMotion Health platform offers a comprehensive set of services for connecting and delivering protected health information (PHI) securely and efficiently. 

Las Vegas, NV – March 1, 2016: TeraRecon, (, a leader in medical image post processing, debuted its newest lineup of image sharing solutions, at the Health Information Management and Systems Society, HIMSS’16 Annual Conference and Exhibition, held at Sands Expo and Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV, March 1 – March 3, 2016, Booth #6421.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced today that companies that provide 90 percent of electronic health records used by hospitals nationwide as well as the top five largest private healthcare systems in the country have agreed to implement three core commitments.

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 26, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vital Images, Inc., (Vital), a Minneapolis-based advanced medical imaging and informatics company, launched their personalized viewing platform to the global marketplace. The company’s personalized viewing platform will be one of several solutions featured at HIMSS (booth 732), February 29 – March 4, 2016 in Las Vegas, NV. While Vital continues to lead the world in advanced visualization and personalized medicine algorithms, 2016 heralds an increased focus on enterprise informatics and analytics. 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG; AEX: PHIA) and Allianz Worldwide Partners entered a partnership focusing on connected health solutions and services in Germany. The personal health programs* are designed for and tailored to motivate people to make healthy choices in their lifestyle, as active health management is necessary to stem the rising tide of chronic diseases. The health programs leverage Philips’ deep healthcare and consumer expertise are offered across employers as an instrument for occupational health, insurers and consumers.

NEWTON, Mass.--()--lifeIMAGE, the nation’s leading medical image exchange network connecting health care networks, providers and patients, announced today that it has formed a strategic relationship with Client Outlook that will make its renowned visualization platform a core component of the lifeIMAGE offering. 

ATLANTA--()--McKesson announces Conserus Imaging Fellow™, an innovative solution that can help automate and simplify access to relevant clinical data by integrating information from the PACS with other data sources such as EHRs. The solution presents the relevant information for the specific clinical scenario at the point of care, within the imaging cockpit.

PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA—The Partnership for Health IT Patient Safetya multi-stakeholder collaborative convened by ECRI Institute, announces the release of Safe Practice Recommendations for the use of copy and pasteat HIMSS16 in Las Vegas. This is the Partnership's first release in a series of evidence-based recommendations designed to improve health IT safety.

MINNEAPOLIS--()--The Health division of Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, will showcase its cloud-based decision support platform for the improved diagnosis and treatment of sepsis in Booth #5537 at the HIMSS16 Conference & Exhibition. POC Advisor™, which reduced sepsis mortality by 53 percent at Huntsville Hospital, integrates and functions seamlessly with the clinical workflow, leveraging electronic alerts and patient-specific, evidence-based treatment advice to drive down sepsis rates.

SAN FRANCISCO--()--McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK), a leading international healthcare services and information technology company, announced today that it has signed definitive agreements to purchase Vantage Oncology, LLC, a leading national provider of radiation oncology, medical oncology and integrated cancer care, and Biologics, Inc., an oncology pharmacy services company.

(Reston, Va.) February 25, 2016 – Health, national security and engineering company, Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), and FairWarning, Inc., a leading provider of solutions that expand trust in Electronic Health Records, Salesforce and cloud-based applications, today announced they have signed an agreement to provide commercial and public sector healthcare customers with real time, continuous monitoring of both internal and external advanced persistent threats (APT) to Electronic Health Records (EHRs) in a unified environment.

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Feb. 18, 2016 —Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE: VCRA), the leading healthcare communications company, will showcase the Vocera Communication Platform at the 2016 HIMSS Conference and Exhibition in Las Vegas, February 29 through March 4, 2016.