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Funding Daily: Medical data & patient payments edition

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Here’s our round up of all the notable funding news of the day:

Acquia takes $50M

Acquia today announced in a blog post that it has closed a new round of funding totaling $50 million. Acquia said it will use the new funding for growth is sales and marketing efforts, as well as focus on its big data marketing, personalization, and commerce offerings.

Read more on VentureBeat: Acquia lands $50M to bet on Drupal, not WordPress

Apixio grabs $13.5M

San Mateo, Calif.-based Apixio wants to fill that need by crunching a lot of existing clinical data, providing healthcare organizations with the intel they need to accurately estimate patient risk. That enables providers to more accurately (and profitably) bill for their services. Investors are getting behind the concept by infusing Apixio with $13.5 million in new capital.

Read more on VentureBeat: Apixio’s $13.5M round shows the growing importance of big data in health care

Aver Informatics secures $8.5M

…one of them is Aver Informatics, which has developed a data management platform used by hospitals and other health care providers to simplify the process of billing insurance payers. The company has been getting some traction, and Tuesday announced that it has taken $8.5 million in new funding.

Read more on VentureBeat: Aver Informatics raises $8.5M to cure ailing health care billing system

Thatgamecompany gets $7M

Thatgamecompany, the creator of the Journey and Flower games on the PlayStation 3, has announced a $7 million round of funding from China’s Capital Today.

Read more on VentureBeat: Journey’s studio raises $7M from Chinese venture firm

Patient Pay takes $2.5M

PatientPay, a startup that offers cloud-based patient billing and payment services, secured a $2.5 million round of funding today. The new round was led by Mosaik Partners, and brings the startup’s total funding to $6 million.

Read the press release.