UC Davis Health System takes over state's HIE; Pentagon looking to develop predictive technology for suicide;

> The University of California Davis Health System this week established the California Health eQuality program, taking over the state's health information exchange from Cal eConnect. The system signed a 16-month, $17.5 million agreement with the California Health and Human Services Agency. Announcement

> The Pentagon is looking to develop technology that will be able to predict the likelihood of a soldier committing suicide or murder using "mathematical and computational models," Nextgov reported this week. Researchers believe that the technology, if successful, could be integrated with lie-detector technology to determine if soldiers are mentally healthy prior to being deployed. Article

> So-called smart mirrors can measure a user's vital signs such as blood pressure, according to an article in the Wall Street Journal. But vendors may have trouble marketing them, since the cost of cameras, displays and senors make the product prohibitively expensive. Article

And Finally… I wonder what the bird would have to say about that. Article

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