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  • ANN ARBOR, MI—The University of Michigan Academic Innovation Center, School of Nursing, and Faculty of Pharmacy have designed an innovative way to teach nursing and pharmacy students about the complexity of chemistry—through stimulation exercises with the Oculus Rift. The VR experience is called Under the Skin, and it helps students better understand what is happening at the cellular level.
  • NASHVILLE, TN—Physician performance analytics company Embold Health raised $20 million in Series B funding led by Echo Health Ventures. Embold has built a suite of practice pattern and appropriateness metrics to power smarter health care decisions. The Series B investment will fuel Embold Health’s national expansion.