Today's Top 20 Health IT Articles
  • Allina-launched hospital at-home company raises $30M

    Inbound Health, a hospital at-home company launched by Minneapolis-based Allina Health and Flare Capital partners in 2022, raised $30 million in series B financing.
  • How Prospect Medical hack delayed care, mixed up payments

    Patients at Manchester-based Eastern Connecticut Health Network have run into numerous patient care and billing issues since an August cyberattack on the health system's parent company, the Journal Inquirer in Manchester reported Sept. 19.
  • Virtual nursing eases workforce challenges at 5 health systems

    Five health systems say they've been able to address workforce challenges by adopting virtual nursing.
  • Becker's Health IT + Digital Health + Revenue Cycle Live Conference

    From cybersecurity to AI, consumerism & health equity — 240+ speakers at Becker's Health IT + Digital Health + RCM meeting will show how (and when) tech is the silver bullet. Join us this fall.
  • How Epic's HQ changes the town around it

    Epic is building roads and buying farmland around its rural Wisconsin headquarters as the EHR vendor constructs a new campus and welcomes loads of new employees, the Wisconsin State Journal reported Sept. 19.
  • Optum's biggest moves in 2023

    From layoffs at its clinics to making plans to acquire a home and hospice care provider, here are 10 of Optum's biggest moves this year:
  • Google, DoD build AI tool to spot cancer

    Google and the Defense Department have been working to create artificial intelligence-powered microscopes that could be used to spot cancer, CNBC reported Sept. 18.
  • MemorialCare investment arm backs $6M financing round for digital health company

    The investment arm of Fountain Valley, Calif.-based MemorialCare joined in on a $6.25 million series A financing round for Amenities Health, a digital front door for healthcare companies. 
  • Reimagine your Hybrid Work Strategy in Life Sciences

    Biotech and pharma companies are being held back by old communication tech. Join experts to learn how a better collaboration platform can cut costs, improve talent retention + more.
  • Mercy to launch hospital at home

    St. Louis-based Mercy is launching a hospital-at-home program in the fall within the St. Louis region. 
  • Health systems ramping up AI expertise

    As more hospitals and health systems turn to artificial intelligence for purposes like answering patient portal messages and automating provider scheduling, many have been appointing leaders dedicated to AI in order to develop their own strategy around the use of the technology at their organizations. 
  • New York Fashion Week, this time with MRI scans

    A different kind of runway was part of New York Fashion Week for influencers and VIPs: the bed of an MRI machine. 
  • Illinois health system restores MyChart after outage

    Springfield, Ill.-based Hospital Sisters Health System and Green Bay, Wis.-based Prevea Health have restored their access to MyChart after experiencing an outage since Aug. 27. 
  • Walmart Health's advantages over health systems, per its CMIO

    After working in the hospital industry for several years, one of Walmart Health's newest executives has been pleasantly surprised with the agility of the healthcare "startup."
  • 'Buy an Apple device or risk your life': The tech giant's marketing shift

    Apple is marketing its devices' health features by touting their ability to save users' lives, The Verge reported.
  • 6 biggest generative AI deals of '23

    More than a quarter of the money flowing into health IT in the second quarter of 2023 went to companies specializing in generative artificial intelligence, PitchBook reported.
  • 9 most active private equity firms in health IT

    Private equity deals for health IT companies were down more than half in the second quarter of 2023 compared to a year earlier, according to PitchBook.
  • Nebraska health system taps Epic-based virtual care partner

    Lincoln, Neb.-based Bryan Health is partnering with KeyCare, an Epic-based virtual care company, to provide remote care across its system.
  • Oracle revitalizes EHR

    Oracle unveiled new capabilities for its next-generation EHR Sept. 18 at the company's conference in Las Vegas.
  • North Korea hacking group targeting healthcare

    HHS has warned that Lazarus Group, a North Korean state-sponsored hacking group, has been targeting U.S. healthcare by exploiting a vulnerability in ManageEngine products.
  • Ochsner to integrate AI into Epic

    Louisiana-based Ochsner Health is piloting a program in which AI will be used to draft simple responses to patient messages it receives in its portal. 
  • CVS leans into primary care

    CVS Health said it plans to "move the needle on preventive care" by continuing to expand primary healthcare and using analytics and technology to reach patients where they are.

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