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Jonathan Bush is back for another act. On Thursday, the founder and former chief executive officer of medical IT giant athenahealth launched a new startup called Zus.

The company, which debuted with $34 million in a funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz with participation from Rock Health and other venture firms, wants to become the common layer digital health companies use to build their tools, view health records, and ultimately treat patients. Zus launches at a pivotal moment for digital health after the recent passage of the federal information blocking rule, which gives patients unprecedented access to health data via apps.

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