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HealthIT: Both hard realities and major opportunities are C4MI targets
HealthIT: Both hard realities and major opportunities are C4MI targets

Center for Medical Interoperability begins ramping-up its architectural and assessment work.

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Former HMS chief Stephenson now Condra's president/COO<br>at Dalcon Communications, says Linkedin entry
Former HMS chief Stephenson now Condra's president/COO
at Dalcon Communications, says Linkedin entry
[Confirmed] Dalcon now sports a gathering of Tech eagles.
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Care Technology Systems says Healthcare venture veteran Hertik joins board
Care Technology Systems says Healthcare venture veteran Hertik joins board
There are other shoes to drop at Care Technology, but today's is a good start
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Nashville's SeniorMetrix sells to stealthy NaviHealth,<br>backed by Welsh Carson, Select Medical, Universal American
Nashville's SeniorMetrix sells to stealthy NaviHealth,
backed by Welsh Carson, Select Medical, Universal American

Rick Glanz exits in a big way, via a stealthily formed buyer backed by biggies

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Noted: Tailwind, McWhorters buy into Cumberland Consulting
Noted: Tailwind, McWhorters buy into Cumberland Consulting
Now a Delaware company, CCG looks to diversify offerings and targets platform growth, including M&A
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Gary Ferguson named chief healthcare strategist for TIBCO Software
Gary Ferguson named chief healthcare strategist for TIBCO Software
Former NotifyMD joins a major player in the
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Proponents of 'OneC1ty' techbiz campus may need a bigger Bandwagon
Proponents of 'OneC1ty' techbiz campus may need a bigger Bandwagon
Life sciences, healthcare services and technology and more could cluster in a redeveloping area of Metro Nashville
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Health online: Big City Docs plans to target Nashville consumers in 2012
Health online: Big City Docs plans to target Nashville consumers in 2012
An Owen grad and former Cybera exec puts his venture skills to work for an Alabama startup that's eying Nashville
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Parental Health attracts Innova Fund II as investors close Series A cap raise
Parental Health attracts Innova Fund II as investors close Series A cap raise
Hudsmith's HP-allied startup executes on its telemedicine strategy for seniors aging-in-place
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NewsBits, Oct. 31, 2011
NewsBits, Oct. 31, 2011
Startup Tennessee gets operations staff, a tech exec volunteers in Uganda, $ for GOBA and more
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ShareableInk CEO 'not yet convinced' he can build techco in Nashville
ShareableInk CEO 'not yet convinced' he can build techco in Nashville
Steve Hau is hopeful that he can not only change healthcare for the better, but join other locals in creating an engineer's haven
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Nashville Entrepreneur Center gains Galen Partners as lead Healthcare sponsor
Nashville Entrepreneur Center gains Galen Partners as lead Healthcare sponsor
Galen-Burcham alliance goes back years; other firms had a shot at top-billing in NEC healthcare work
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Entrada ramps-up marketing, products with B-round capital infusion
Entrada ramps-up marketing, products with B-round capital infusion

[updated] Early-stage company has room for further capital recruitment, as it aims to leverage rising interest in electronic health records-related technology

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VenturePeople, August 1, 2011
VenturePeople, August 1, 2011
Five more updates from a VCs, an entrepreneur, a couple of developers and a bizdev pro.
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NewsBits, April 25, 2011
NewsBits, April 25, 2011
JumpStart's 'brightest'... EmergeMemphis' 45 startups.. Haslam-Hagerty gameplan... David Wilds in cap raise.. Blackstone venture aid...
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Healthcare Productivity Automation: the Next Shore?
Healthcare Productivity Automation: the Next Shore?

Sal Novin's growth company aims to increase brand recognition, leveraging customers' productivity gains.

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NewsBits, March 21, 2011
NewsBits, March 21, 2011
Legislators make an energy-tech 'grab', plus venture events and training and more statewide.
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Law + Leverage: Baker Donelson adds Sloan<br>for technology & emerging companies
Law + Leverage: Baker Donelson adds Sloan
for technology & emerging companies

Law firm broadens its already sizeable footprint, plants flag in dealing with early-stage ventures

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NewsBits, February 28, 2011
NewsBits, February 28, 2011
Our latest roundup of VU searches, capital raises, marketing pushes, digital music, tech commercialization and more
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Nashville's Frank Grant leaves Cisco to lead Adreima growth
Nashville's Frank Grant leaves Cisco to lead Adreima growth

[updated] Tech-sales leader joins private-equity backed firm with announced M&A ambitions

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Heritage Healthcare Innovation Fund launches in N'ville
Heritage Healthcare Innovation Fund launches in N'ville
Vanguard's Martin, Community Health's Smith among those signing-on to to drive outcomes, drive down costs.
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Dalcon and C7 Technologies put new alliance in context
Dalcon and C7 Technologies put new alliance in context

One CEO says 'meaningful use' may be the Y2K of this decade, and these firms see opportunities

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Cost-effective healthcare: Texans join Morphis, Marconcini in Precedent Health launch
Cost-effective healthcare: Texans join Morphis, Marconcini in Precedent Health launch
With a century or more of collective healthcare and investment experience, this savvy alliance seems to be positioning for the post-Reform reality check
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Venture Nashville Calendar Update
Venture Nashville Calendar Update
Nashville and Tennessee are quickly becoming year-round innovation venues, as this sampling of events makes clear
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NEWSBITS, March 30, 2010
NEWSBITS, March 30, 2010
EMMA.. HMS Tech hire.. Lodge helps for-profits ..Noro and Chrysalis announce staffing ..PerfectServe ..IMI Health and more..
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Great Expectations: Informatics Corporation of America
Great Expectations: Informatics Corporation of America

ICA's strategic alliances may have put this VU spin-out in good position in the race for EHR market share

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Claritas Capital invests in Entrada Healthcare, eyes EHRs
Claritas Capital invests in Entrada Healthcare, eyes EHRs
Rebranded company attempts to leverage its transcription track-record to provide gateway to increasingly common e-health records
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Nashville mobilizes for U.S. Health technology leadership
Nashville mobilizes for U.S. Health technology leadership

New healthcare technology push rumored, start-up said relocating to Nashville, as activity heats up

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Medaxion goes mobile to capture medical charges
Medaxion goes mobile to capture medical charges

[updated] HealthStream co-founder's latest technology play aims to awaken sleeping value in medical niche

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Medical Trade Center would expand Convention Center
Medical Trade Center would expand Convention Center
New 12-story tower will crown Nashville Convention Center. That's Crow Holdings' Bill Winsor at left.
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Osborn: Nashville Medical Trade Center advancing toward announcement
Osborn: Nashville Medical Trade Center advancing toward announcement
While a Cleveland, Ohio, project's been rocked by controversy, 1.5 million sq. ft. facility still seems a "go" for Downtown Nashville
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Briefly: Jacobson on Informatics Corporation of America
Briefly: Jacobson on Informatics Corporation of America
There may or may not be a place in the future for an Informatics Corp IPO
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Frist:  Quorum alliance, M&A to boost HealthStream 'earnings power'
Frist: Quorum alliance, M&A to boost HealthStream 'earnings power'
HealthStream seems ready to use its cash to innovate or acquire products, buy companies and sell more aggressively alongside its partners
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Briefly: Petra Capital invests in med transcription company
Briefly: Petra Capital invests in med transcription company
Today's announcement is further evidence of the attraction of healthcare-savvy investors to health IT, wherever it resides
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CEO:  Healthcare Management Systems passing $75MM mark
CEO: Healthcare Management Systems passing $75MM mark
PE-backed HMS acquires technology from undisclosed company, aims to leverage Stimulus funding for further momentum
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Venture Notebook:  Noro-Moseley will keep eye on Digital Media
Venture Notebook: Noro-Moseley will keep eye on Digital Media
Atlanta-based VC with strong Nashville presence took steps to lighten digital-media ballast, at least temporarily
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Nashville Medical Trade Center team blitzes NV influentials
Nashville Medical Trade Center team blitzes NV influentials
[Updated] At the end of an intensive week of meetings here, the CEO of the proposed trade center says a competing NYC group offered has made overtures
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Dream Systems founder targets healthcare technology
Dream Systems founder targets healthcare technology
A desire to master a niche in healthcare technology, patience and an engineer's eye for detail may produce a leader on 3rd Avenue
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Tazzle founder slips into town to capitalize on technology
Tazzle founder slips into town to capitalize on technology
An accomplished young entrepreneur tackles his next venture in Music City, starting with moving photos from your cellphone, perhaps ending in healthcare
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Medical Trade Center rivalry simmering twixt Nashville and New York
Medical Trade Center rivalry simmering twixt Nashville and New York
Against a backdrop of prolonged economic uncertainty, three cities' advocates race to plant their flag atop Health
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Healthtech:  Zepherella's Tennessee roll-out set for Fall
Healthtech: Zepherella's Tennessee roll-out set for Fall
As 'transparency' and payment-cycle issues converge, this North Carolina startup targets the front-end of the revenue cycle
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Bredesen's Qualifacts, NC ally push for e-health consortia
Bredesen's Qualifacts, NC ally push for e-health consortia

CEO says despite growth, the specter of failed implementations by any vendors 'keeps him up at night'

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NEWSBITS May 26, 2009
NEWSBITS May 26, 2009
Jacobson's new digs, Universal Robotics' placement, WSJ taps local analysts, Solidus' stake, antitrust cautions and more...
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CredenceHealth leverages Angel money and Feds' pressure
CredenceHealth leverages Angel money and Feds' pressure

With $17.2 billion soon under the scalpel, startup feels it has a better mousetrap for improving quality and financial returns

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NEWSBITS May 1, 2009
NEWSBITS May 1, 2009
Digital Reasoning, tech transfer, Metro development, Innotec, nTelagent, Memphis venture forum, ICA, M&A, bankruptcies and more...
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Informatics Corp. 'no longer a startup', imagines IPO
Informatics Corp. 'no longer a startup', imagines IPO
CEO tells us company's ontrack for profitability and is well positioned to be a category leader
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Passport's Lackey stands aside for new CEO
Passport's Lackey stands aside for new CEO
After nearly 13 years at the helm, revenue-cycle pioneer steps up to the chairman's office, with health IT veteran now aboard
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ConduIT's eDoc4u describes rampant growth
ConduIT's eDoc4u describes rampant growth
Hospitals looking for greater revenue as elected procedures drop are helping propell health-portal revenue
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NEWSBITS Feb. 20, 2009
NEWSBITS Feb. 20, 2009
VC Meritus, Paramore leads, NV group objects on compliance, UT's Simek pressed into service, balk on VW funding and more...
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'Hospitals' primary focus of new Avondale analyst
'Hospitals' primary focus of new Avondale analyst
With all eyes on Nashville's healthcare services sector, Avondale fills a key slot on its bench, leaving Health IT for another day
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Passport Health not retreating from M&A strategy
Passport Health not retreating from M&A strategy
Management may 'measure twice, cut once' in looking at deals, but local revenue-cycle player still aims for 'choice' standing in the sector
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Frontier Capital pushes West toward Nashville
Frontier Capital pushes West toward Nashville

North Carolina deal-flow prospector says his firm is focusing more attention on Music City

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Council Ventures adds VC general partner
Council Ventures adds VC general partner

Eight-year-old VC adds its fourth general partner, heading into a buyer's market

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IRON Solutions' VC in Nashville, sparks HQ talk
IRON Solutions' VC in Nashville, sparks HQ talk
StarVest is looking for local deal flow for its new $250MM fund, while IRON's CEO is campaigning to grow in Nashville
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VU portfolio company is plying A-round capital raise
VU portfolio company is plying A-round capital raise
CEO has fallen in love with Nashville, and relishes the idea of Music City Angels luring him here from Birmingham
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McWhorter-backed coalition, Solidus-backed company are health-reform allies
McWhorter-backed coalition, Solidus-backed company are health-reform allies
Veteran healthcare leader and venture-capitalist joins youthful advocates for a fresh, and aggressive look at health care reform
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Solidus capital morphs Galbraith's M21 into OnFocus Healthcare
Solidus capital morphs Galbraith's M21 into OnFocus Healthcare

This private-equity funded Brentwood firm aims to make healthcare organizations transparent for management teams under pressure for quality and performance

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Bredesen finance chief eyes legislation for eHealth
Bredesen finance chief eyes legislation for eHealth
Bredesen Administration and its allies believe there's no time like the present to push forward with e-health information, encouraging businesses to spawn on the infohighway.
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Nashville's Emdeon asserts influence on health tech, privacy debates
Nashville's Emdeon asserts influence on health tech, privacy debates
Under new 'thought-leadership' strategist, the company is asserting its credentials for a seat at the table when talk turns to issues critical to its healthcare business
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Liquidity event: Passport Health deal shows power of health-revenue cycle
Liquidity event: Passport Health deal shows power of health-revenue cycle
Angels, VCs from near and far: Nashville gets a look inside another hot health technology sector, which some think will be driven by M&A activity for years to come.
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VU spin-out ICA promotes Med Center ties
VU spin-out ICA promotes Med Center ties
3401 West End has become something of an enclave of VU innovation. It's home to Informatics Corporation of America (ICA), a spin-out company VU hopes will help revolutionize clinical care.
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Nashville exec immersed in Cisco's healthcare mission
Nashville exec immersed in Cisco's healthcare mission
Based out of Nashville, Frank Grant works overtime to stay on top of the healthcare industry's needs and his own company's initiatives
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Governor's e-Health quarterback shifting back to private sector
Governor's e-Health quarterback shifting back to private sector
UPDATED JUNE 25 1015 - While Agassi joins Cogent, continuity for the eHealth Council will be preserved. Agassi's role there, navigating the Council's path among competing healthcare and insurance stakeholders, has been key.
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Special Report: Nashville's eMids Technologies launches 'FlatWorld' initiative
Special Report: Nashville's eMids Technologies launches 'FlatWorld' initiative
This Nashville tech venture finds direct engagement with customers and straight talk are the best ways to address 'Flat World' realities and grow a business.
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Passport Health founder once faced 'blank stares'
Passport Health founder once faced 'blank stares'
Today, he's just put another notch on his acquisitions belt, but not long ago Jim Lackey was begging for that first customer as he attempted to introduce technology in a sector fond of sticky notes, faxes and phone calls.
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VCs: Nashville 'doesn't exist' in minds of many healthcare, tech investors
VCs: Nashville 'doesn't exist' in minds of many healthcare, tech investors

Former U.S. Sen. Bill Frist (left) predicted 'we're going to spend more on healthcare', but four VCs told local execs that few investors know much about Nashville's healthcare track record -- unwelcome news for Kin Clinton's Woolsthorpe Technologies.

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