Principal reductions may be paid for by Hardest Hit Fund

Florida’s key foreclosure prevention program may use a portion of its $1 billion to pay down mortgage principal amounts for struggling homeowners, a controversial tactic that critics believe leads more people to default on their loans. The Florida Housing Finance Corp., which oversees the federally-funded Hardest Hit program, is considering a plan that would reduce […]

The envelope please … Announcing the AVCC presenting companies; 7 are from South Florida

The moment many startups have been waiting for: Florida International University’s Americas Venture Capital Conference has selected its presenting companies. Seven of the companies are from South Florida. The presentations are a high point of the two-day conference of speakers, panels, networking and deal-making. AVCC will be Dec. 13-14 at Miami’s JW Marriott Brickell and […]

Carecloud partners with FIU’s master’s program

A national manager of online medical records has partnered with Florida International University’s new master’s degree program on digital healthcare data. CareCloud, a Miami-area company, is providing FIU’s Healthcare Informatics and Management Systems free use of its medical-data software, including mock patient records, test results and other electronic files that are replacing traditional medical paperwork. […]

FIU, CareCloud Partner to Provide E-Health Record Software Access to Master’s Students

Master’s students at a Florida university are now able to get hands-on experience using electronic health record software due to a recent partnership between the school and a health-care software company. Tom Packert, chief technology officer at electronic health record software company CareCloud in Miami, recently announced on the campus of Florida International University a […]