Amazon, Cerner release earnings results; athenahealth to restructure leadership & more — 12 health IT key notes

Here are 12 recent news updates on health IT companies.

Amazon released its second quarter earnings results, reporting $37.96 billion in net sales.

Apple released its third quarter earnings results, posting a 7 percent growth in revenue.

Apple reportedly paid Nokia $2 billion following the companies' recent patent dispute.

The athenahealth board of directors and management team plans to restructure the company's senior leadership.

Cerner released its second quarter earnings results, reporting $1.29 billion in revenue.

Cochlear, a developer of implantable hearing solutions, debuted a hearing implant that wirelessly connects to iPhones, iPads and iPods.

The majority of eClinicalWorks customers (66 percent) indicate their perception of the EMR vendor worsened since learning about the company's recent settlement agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice, according to a KLAS Research report.

Memphis, Tenn., city officials and IBM teamed up to improve healthcare access under IBM's Smarter Cities Challenge program.

Modernizing Medicine plans to expand its operations in Boca Raton, adding 838 jobs by 2022.

Nuance Communications, a voice and language solutions provider, has restored 75 percent of its client base for its eScription LH platform since the global Petya malware attack.

Optum, a health IT and services business of UnitedHealth Group, tapped retired Army Lt. Gen. Patty Horoho, MSN, to lead its efforts to support the health of active military service members and veterans.

Specialists On Call launched a telemedicine platform for post-acute care.

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