5 most popular health IT stories in October 2017

Jessica Kim Cohen -

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

1. An 'Epic' win? 6 highlights from oral arguments in Epic v. Lewis

The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Oct. 3 regarding a set of cases involving individual Epic employees' arbitration.

2. Cleveland Clinic lists top 10 medical innovations to shape 2018

Cleveland Clinic synthesized a list of the top 10 medical innovations it expects to disrupt healthcare within the next 12 months.

3. Allscripts completes acquisition of McKesson's health IT business

Allscripts closed its acquisition of McKesson's Enterprise Information Solutions business Oct. 2.

4. Analysis: Amazon Alexa's biggest healthcare problem? It's not HIPAA compliant

As Amazon tries to work its way into healthcare, it faces a key issue: one of its key technology devices, its personal assistant Alexa, is not yet HIPAA compliant.

5. 8 digital health startups with $100M+ funding thus far in 2017

Investors contributed $1.2 billion in funding to 83 digital health startups during the third quarter of 2017, with an average funding amount of $14.6 million, according to a Rock Health report.

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