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Cerner expands federal investment with acquisition of VA software consultant AbleVets

Dive Brief: Cerner, one of the biggest distributor of EHR systems, is acquiring IT consulting firm AbleVets for an undisclosed sum. AbleVets, which specializes in cyber, cloud and system development for mostly federal clients, played a central role in expanding a controversial initiative to link veterans to private healthcare services despite apparently poor planning by the… Read More »

Medicinal cannabis expands for kids in Vic

A Victorian teenager who spent the past seven years battling up to 50 epileptic seizures a day hasn’t had any episodes since taking medical cannabis. Madison Williamson, 15, has been taking medical cannabis as part of her treatment for epilepsy for the past 10 months and hasn’t had a seizure since, her mum says. “Over… Read More »

California Blues’ digital therapeutics platform expands member choice

Blue Shield of California and Solera Health have teamed up to offer a new free digital therapeutics platform to BSC members. At the same time, the partnership between BSC and Solera—a company that consolidates highly fragmented programs and services into a single marketplace—aims to hold participating vendors accountable for producing good outcomes. BSC and Solera… Read More »

Blessing Health expands use of Allscripts to integrate records

Blessing Health System, a two-hospital delivery system with 307 beds in Quincy, Ill., is expanding its existing relationship with Allscripts as it seeks to create one single integrated clinical and financial patient record. Blessing Health has worked with Allscripts for 15 years and currently uses six of its applications. Now, it will add the vendor’s… Read More »