Did you have a chance to check out the latest healthcare IT news stories around the Web? We’ve captured the top industry news stories from this week that you won’t want to miss.
IT, Patient-Centered Research Key to Pushing Disease Prevention Efforts
A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association argues that information technology and patient-centered research will be critical to supporting disease prevention efforts. The researchers stated that a "widespread uptake" of personalized health technology is necessary to treat diseases including heart disease, cancer, and diabetes.
Population Health, Analytics, mHealth Vendors Raise $1.8B in Q2
EHR Intelligence reports that health IT vendors have brought in over $1 billion in venture capital funding in Q2 of 2014. The $2.6 billion raised by health IT companies this year has already surpassed last year's total of $2.2 billion.
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