Allscripts EHR certified under ONC's health IT criteria; CardioNet agrees to $2.5M HIPAA settlement & more — 15 health IT key notes

Here are 15 recent news updates on health IT companies.

Allscripts' Professional EHR achieved full certification under ONC's 2015 edition health IT product criteria.

Allscripts also announced its eChart Courier service has exchanged 10 million medical records since launching in 2015.

American Well rolled out AW10, a new platform designed to streamline telehealth use for providers.

CardioNet will pay $2.5 million and implement a corrective action plan as part of a HIPAA settlement to resolve its alleged disclosure of unsecured electronic protected health information.

Cerner and NeuroLogix Technologies, a Cleveland Clinic spinoff, will integrate tools to enhance concussion management.

Cognitive Medical Systems, a clinical decision support provider, and Motive Medical Intelligence, a clinical workflow software provider, will help the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs implement clinical decision support over the next year.

ePatientFinder partnered with the healthcare sales company Rep Network to extend clinical trials to patients.

IBM Research developed deep learning and visual analytics technology to identify the severity of diabetic retinopathy, an eye disease that can cause blindness if left untreated in diabetic patients.

Medsphere Systems Corp. introduced a scheduling tool for the company's EHRs.

NTT Data Services and Praxify partnered to improve clinical workflows at hospitals and health systems.

Persistent Systems and Boston-based Partners HealthCare joined forces to develop an open-source platform for clinical decision support apps.

Samsung integrated American Well's real-time telehealth platform into Samsung Health, the company's health and medical app.

Siemens Healthineers signed an agreement to acquire Medicalis Corp., a health IT company based in San Francisco.

Surescripts, a health information network focused on e-prescriptions, launched a new tool to track and monitor e-prescription trends.

Zoom Video Communications created a telehealth service called Zoom for Telehealth, which integrates with Epic EHRs.

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