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Regional Medical Tech News July Roundup

Hospitals and medical practices across the country are constantly updating technology, processes and procedures. Here's our once-a-month roundup of some of the most notable regional changes happening in the country.

 VA Doctor Using Telehealth to Treat Challenging Endo Cases

Providers use Healthbuddy and MyHealthyVet, two software programs, to remind vets to check their blood sugar levels and communicate those results back to the doctor. Read the full article from the Buffalo News.

Social Network SERMO Expands into Canada

SERMO, a social network for doctors, recently expanded into Canada. The network, which has 340,000 members in the U.S. and U.K., will now be available to Canada's 77,000 physicians.  

Read the full article from HIT Consultants.

Telemedicine Provider Teledoc Goes Public

The company, which was started in 2002, is selling 9.5 million shares.

Read the full article from USA Today.

Ventura County's EHR System Under Legal Fire

For the third time in 13 months, Ventura County-run hospitals have come under fire by the grand jury for preparation, management and other issues related to the more than $50 million transition of two hospitals and 40 clinics to electronic health records.

Read the full article from GovTech.

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