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Interoperability specialist merges with terminology management supplier

Interoperability specialists Lyniate and healthcare terminology management solution CareCom have entered into a definitive merger agreement. Lyniate, who recently merged with NextGate, a patient identity data management solution, said its latest merger is “to further extend the company’s ability to offer a complete suite of interoperability solutions.” With the addition of CareCom’s […]

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Amazon to acquire US primary care provider for £3.25bn

Amazon has announced its latest move into healthcare, through the acquisition of One Medical, a “technology-powered U.S. primary care organisation”. The deal for £3.25bn ($3.9bn) will see Amazon acquire One Medical, a subscription-based service where people can have access to doctors through in-person, digital, and virtual care services, for a monthly […]

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Mixed reality company launches holographic scenarios for common respiratory conditions

Tech supplier GigXR, through a partnership with the University of Cambridge and Cambridge University Hospitals NHS FT, has launched its first augmented reality module, providing holographic scenarios for common respiratory conditions and emergencies. The mixed reality application called HoloScenarios, includes asthma, anaphylaxis, pulmonary embolism and pneumonia training scenarios, that have been […]

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Oracle completes $28.3 billion Cerner purchase

Oracle Corporation, an enterprise software giant, has announced the close of the deal to acquire Cerner for $28.3 billion. Chairman and Chief Technology Officer Larry Ellison is set to outline Oracle’s strategy for the acquisition at an online event taking place today. In a recent announcement on 31 May, Cerner noted […]

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Apple reveals medicine tracking tool

Apple has previewed a new range of health features, including a new atrial fibrillation history tracker, a new medications app, and a sleep stage tracker. Its new medications app will be available on Apple Watch and iPhone, to support individuals manage and track their medications, such as to create medications […]