Apple is hiring for its health business; Cerner president sells $10M in shares & more — 8 health IT key notes

Here are eight recent news updates from technology and health IT companies:

1. 23andMe is reportedly looking to offer a new, more expensive premium service for users who want more information about their health.

2. Apple is seeking an engineering manager with a background in health data to support its health business.

3. Apple told early participants of its joint heart study with Stanford (Calif.) University School of Medicine that the company had completed collecting their data over Labor Day weekend.

4. Zane Burke, the president of Cerner, sold 151,818 shares of the company Aug. 28.

5. Indianapolis-based Indiana University School of Medicine entered into a research agreement with Fujifilm, a Japanese photography company, to bring artificial intelligence to medical imaging.

6. Meditech integrated access to state-regulated electronic prescription drug monitoring programs into its newest EHR and patient administration system, a web-based platform called Expanse.

7. Teladoc Health rolled out free telehealth visits Aug. 28 to residents of the Hawaiian Islands hit by tropical cyclone Hurricane Lane.

8. Tempus, a company focused on personalized oncology care, raised $110 million in a Series E financing round, increasing its total funding to $320 million.

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