Apple to test if iPhone, Apple Watch can monitor Parkinson's patients; Puerto Rico hospital reports 20% increase in cash flow following EHR implementation — 7 health IT key notes

Here are seven recent news updates on key health IT companies.

UC San Francisco's Center for Digital Health Innovation and GE Healthcare are collaborating on a library of deep learning algorithms.

The United Arab Emirates' Ministry of Health and Prevention will expand its relationship with health IT vendor Cerner.

Pathways, a Sunnyvale, Calif.-based home health and hospice agency, launched Epic's EHR system.

Vega Baja, Puerto Rico-based Wilma N. Vázquez Medical Center has experienced cost and time savings since implementing Meditech's Web EHR in February 2016.

After selecting Epic as its EHR vendor in March, Bryn Mawr, Pa.-based Main Line Health chose Bernoulli as its medical device integration solutions provider for the EHR transition process.

ContextMedia, a Chicago-based healthcare decision platform, has entered an agreement to acquire the New York City-based patient education network AccentHealth in an all-cash purchase.

Apple is internally testing whether the iPhone or Apple Watch can be used to monitor the well-being of patients with Parkinson's disease.

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Puerto Rico hospital reports 20% increase in cash flow following EHR implementation
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