Mayo teams with investors to form health tech startup; ONC announces 15 new heath IT fellows;

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> Physicians at the Mayo Clinic--in collaboration with The Social+Capital Partnership, Rock Health and other Silicon Valley venture capitalists--launched a new startup this week, Ambient Clinical Analytics. The company, according to VentureBeat, aims to build technology for hospital intensive care units, operating rooms and emergency departments. Article

> The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT this week announced the names of 15 providers and "administrator champions" who will join its Health IT Fellows Program. The program now will boast 50 total fellows across 28 states. Announcement

> Former National Coordinator for Health IT and current Brookings Institution Visiting Fellow Farzad Mostashari this week was appointed to the board of directors for Rockville, Md.-based Get Real Health, a health information technology company that specializes in patient engagement and connected care. Announcement

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> Expanded health insurance coverage for young adults doesn't mean they will use more hospital-based care for behavioral health, concludes a study published online in JAMA Psychiatry. The study looked at healthcare utilization among young adults with behavioral health diagnoses in Massachusetts versus other states before and after Massachusetts implemented its 2006 healthcare reform law. Article

> Emergency departments are less likely to transfer severely injured patients with health insurance to trauma centers, according to a new study published in JAMA Surgery. The majority of severely injured patients go directly to trauma centers, but at least one in three go to non-trauma facilities first, according to a study announcement from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Article

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