CDC enters 5-year Allscripts contract; Apple acquires Finnish health IT company & more — 8 health IT key notes

Here are eight recent news updates on health IT companies.

Apple acquired Beddit, a sleep monitor and mHealth app that tracks breathing, heart rate and room temperature, among other relevant data.

Allscripts appointed Dennis Olis — the company's current senior vice president of strategic initiatives — interim CFO.

Allscripts joined the data technology and services team for the United States National Health Care Surveys, a program of the CDC's National Center for Health Statistics Division of Health Care Statistics.

Athenahealth expanded its portfolio of services for government-mandated quality reporting with a new guarantee program.

Scientists from IBM Research and Sacramento, Calif.-based Sutter Health created an artificial intelligence model to predict heart failure using primary care patient information from EHRs.

Innovaccer unveiled a free tool to help providers identify and monitor the impact of social determinants of health.

Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic joined forces with Sensely to support the health IT company's virtual medical assistant app.

Virtustream, a Dell Technologies cloud business, launched a new cloud service for healthcare organizations.

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