Allscripts, Teladoc release Q3 earnings results; Investors sue Outcome Health & more — 17 health IT key notes

Here are 17 recent news updates on health IT companies.

1. The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research recently partnered with 23andMe to establish a cohort of patients to participate in research related to Parkinson's disease.

2. Allscripts released its third quarter earnings results Nov. 2, posting $449.4 million in revenue.

3. HealthPartners Institute selected AMC Health to supply telemonitoring technology for its research into hypertension, the virtual care solutions provider announced Nov. 1.

4. Apple released its fourth quarter earnings results Nov. 2, posting $52.58 billion in revenue.

5. Cerner awarded Imprivata, a healthcare IT security company, its annual Partner of the Year Award for 2017 at Cerner Health Conference in Kansas City, Mo., last month, Imprivata announced Nov. 2.

6. Drchrono said it's one of the first third-party apps to use the iPhone X's Face ID to open an online medical record.

7. La Jolla, Calif.-based Scripps Translational Science Institute tapped Fitbit as the first wearable for use in the All of Us Research Program, the company announced Nov. 7.

8. Google unveiled the first class of startups for its artificial intelligence-focused accelerator, all of which tackle healthcare challenges, the company announced Nov. 1.

9. Human Longevity received the most digital health funding in 2016, with $220 million in total investments, according to an Accenture report.

10. IBM unveiled additions to the Watson Data Platform, an integrated set of cloud-based tools and services targeted toward data scientists and developers, Nov. 2.

11. LifeIMAGE, a medical information exchange network, joined the partner program on Google Cloud Platform, the company announced Nov. 1.

12. Vivek Kundra resigned as COO of Outcome Health, a Chicago-based tech and advertising startup, Nov. 3, the company's founder and CEO Rishi Shah confirmed in an online statement Nov. 6.

13. A group of investors sued Outcome Health and its two founders Nov. 7, alleging the Chicago-based tech and advertising startup engaged in fraud and breach of contract.

14. Teladoc released its third quarter earnings results Nov. 1, posting $68.65 million in revenue.

15. Teladoc appointed Peter McClennen to the newly-created position of president, effective Nov. 1.

16. Partners Connected Health, an IT-focused team at Boston-based Partners HealthCare, tapped Validic to integrate patient-generated data into clinical workflows, the team announced Oct. 26.

17. Zebra Medical Vision, a health-focused artificial intelligence startup, joined forces with Google to offer its medical scan-reading algorithms on the cloud for $1 per scan.

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