6 Cerner execs earn ACHE designation; IBM unveils data platform & more — 8 health IT key notes

Here are eight recent news updates on health IT companies.

Cerner is the most qualified EHR vendor to deliver on President Donald Trump's goals for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, according to a Black Book report.

Six Cerner executives were designated fellows within the American College of Healthcare Executives.

The Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, a public agency focused on public-private collaboration, joined GE in awarding a grant to fund the development of a digital health-focused center at Worcester (Mass.) Polytechnic Institute.

IBM reported $18.2 billion in total revenue, according to the company's first quarter earnings results for 2017.

IBM now offers Anaconda, an open data science platform developed by Continuum Analytics, on its cognitive computing and deep learning platforms.

ImageTrend and Kno2 partnered to facilitate secure document exchange between emergency medical services providers and hospitals.

NextGen Healthcare Information Systems entered an agreement to acquire Entrada for an all-cash payment of roughly $34 million.

Noom's virtual diabetes prevention program will become a reimbursable Medicare benefit in 2018.

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