8 Recent Health IT Market Stories

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The following stories on transactions, acquisitions, fundraising and other developments within the health IT market were reported in the past month, beginning with the most recent.

1. Cerner Partners With Claritas to Integrate Next-Gen Sequence Testing into Healthcare
Cerner partnered with Claritas Genomics to develop a scalable laboratory solution for molecular diagnostics designed for next-generation sequencing workflows, aiming to advance the use of personalized medicine across the healthcare industry.

2. 3 Observations About the EHR Market in 2013 and Beyond
This year saw three significant market trends that offer insight into what 2014 has in store for the EHR market. 

3. What New York Digital Health Accelerator's First-Year Results Reveal About the Health IT Market
The successes of the New York Digital Health Accelerator, aimed at helping startup and growth-stage health IT companies find footing in the market, reveal three trends about the current health IT market.

4. Health IT Stakeholders Weigh In on FDA Oversight
At a hearing before the House Energy and Commerce Committee, representatives from across the health IT industry weighed in on Food and Drug Administration oversight of health IT.

5. Nuance Shares Tumble on Poor Q1 Outlook
IT firm Nuance Communications' fourth quarter and yearly earnings reports showed 12 percent growth over the fiscal year, though losses in the fourth quarter and low projections for the upcoming quarter caused shares to tumble more than 18 percent in trading the day after the reports were released.

6. eClinicalWorks Invests $50M in Patient Engagement, Population Health Products
Ambulatory electronic health record vendor eClinicalWorks announced an additional $50 million investment to develop and enhance patient engagement and population health management products.

7. U.S. EHR Market to Hit $6B by 2015
Forecasters expect the EHR market to grow from $2.2 billion in 2009 to just more than $6 billion in 2015 at an estimated compound annual growth rate of 18.1 percent.

8. CareFusion Acquires GE Healthcare's Vital Signs Division for $500M
CareFusion announced the acquisition of GE Healthcare's Vital Signs division, a vendor of single-patient-use products for respiratory care and anesthesiology.

More Articles on the Health IT Market:

Cerner Partners With Claritas to Integrate Next-Gen Sequence Testing into Healthcare
What New York Digital Health Accelerator's First-Year Results Reveal About the Health IT Market
Nuance Shares Tumble on Poor Q1 Outlook

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