5 most popular health IT stories in November 2017

Here are the top five most-read health IT stories from November, beginning with the most popular.

1. Amazon's cloud poised to strike deal with Cerner, sources say

Amazon Web Services, the e-commerce giant's cloud business, is planning to announce a partnership with Cerner, sources familiar with the matter told CNBC.

2. Judge dismisses 84-year-old computerless physician's plea to regain her license

A Merrimack County Superior Court judge dismissed a case brought forth by an 84-year-old New Hampshire physician who claimed the state pressured her into closing her solo practice.

3. Cerner upgrade causes delays at Banner's Tucson hospitals, clinics

Banner Health's Tucson hospitals and clinics are experiencing problems such as patient delays stemming from a $45 million EHR upgrade that went live Oct. 1.

4. Does it matter which EHR your health system uses? This study says yes

Some EHR vendors consistently outperform others on meaningful use, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.

5. Partners HealthCare raises $171M to invest in startups

Boston-based Partners HealthCare closed $171.1 million in capital to invest in early-stage life sciences companies, the health system announced Nov. 8.

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