Cerner honors pioneering female programmer; American Well, Samsung enter partnership & more — 15 health IT key notes

Here are 15 recent news updates on health IT companies.

Siemens Healthineers unveiled its Digital Ecosystem, a digital platform for healthcare, services and solutions providers.

Westborough, Mass.-based eClinicalWorks deployed CommonWell Health Alliance services, which will encourage interoperability among its customers.

Houston-based MD Anderson Cancer Center has put its oncology collaboration with IBM Watson on hold.

Boston-based Atrius Health and IBM Watson Health entered an agreement to create a new analytics solution called Watson Cognitive Insights.

Epic Systems and Nuance Communications teamed up to help disabled veterans schedule medical appointments.

National Decision Support Company's CareSelect Imaging platform will be integrated with Meditech's EHR solutions.

Surescripts, a national health information network, added four health systems to its National Record Locator Service.

To keep clinicians abreast of new clinical guidelines, athenahealth is launching a series of "Network Medicine" health campaigns.

A road on Kansas City, Mo.-based Cerner's Innovations Campus will be named Bartik Drive after Betty Jean Jennings Bartik, a revolutionary female computer programmer.

American Well and Samsung Electronics joined forces to create new healthcare services for providers, payers and employers.

NTT Data and Oracle have expanded their relationship to include end-to-end cloud capabilities for the Oracle Healthcare Foundation.

Mountain View, Calif.-based drchrono, a mobile EHR company, will open an office in Baltimore to support its revenue cycle management software and services division.

UPMC and tech giant Microsoft have formed a multiyear partnership to reduce physicians' time completing EHR paperwork so they are able to spend more time with their patients.

MDLIVE, a Sunrise, Fla.-based telemedicine provider, has contracted with psychiatrists in all 50 states, bringing its behavioral health network to a total of more than 1,300 mental health professionals.

Tactio Health Group and Garmin are joining forces to improve monitoring services for seniors.

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