Cerner reveals advisory group on veterans healthcare; Alphabet's Verily launches 'partner space' for health tech startups & more — 9 health IT key notes

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Here are nine recent news updates on health IT companies.

American Well, Doctor On Demand, EpicMD, MDLive and Teladoc were among telemedicine vendors to offer free services to victims of Hurricane Harvey, a storm that battered the Texas coast last month.

Major IT companies like Apple, Google and IBM are moving into the healthcare analytics market, according to a report by healthcare market research firm Kalorama Information.

Cerner revealed the roster for its advisory group on veterans healthcare Sept. 5.

Cerner teamed up with Birmingham, Ala.-based HealthSouth Corp., a provider of post-acute services, to establish a post-acute innovation center.

Cognizant completed its acquisition of TMG Health, a subsidiary of the health insurer Health Care Service Corp.

Cognizant Technology Solutions revealed plans to build a facility focused on healthcare organization services in the Tampa, Fla., area.

Hyperledger — an open-source, cross-industry effort hosted by The Linux Foundation to advance blockchain — added Oracle and Patientory as general members Aug. 29.

Orion Health, a health technology company, named Terry Macaleer president of its U.S. operations.

Alphabet's life science arm Verily opened what it calls a "partner space" for healthcare-focused startups.

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