Cerner to transfer nearly 1,300 more employees to Adventist & 10 other health IT notes

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Here's the latest roundup of stories about health IT companies, including Amazon, athenahealth and Cerner.

1. Flatiron Health, an EHR oncology vendor that provides clinical decision support tools within workflows, joined Epic's App Orchard online marketplace.

2. Athenahealth announced Oct. 15 that it will add QuickCred's compliance and credentialing system to its revenue cycle management portfolio.

3. Sony unveiled on Oct. 16 its customizable mSafety platform, which can be adapted to fit the remote monitoring needs of any healthcare organization.

4. Almost 1,300 California-based employees of Cerner will become employees of Adventist Health.

5. IBM was selected by smart contract provider Proof of Trust to build a multiplatform blockchain application for disputed resolution and smart contract validation.

6. Omada Health has partnered with Abbott to integrate the company's glucose monitoring technology into Omada Health's digital care program.

7. Ancestry is expanding its DNA test offerings beyond genealogy to provide health screening, STAT reports, further fueling the Lehi, Utah-based company's rivalry with 23andMe.

8. Verily, the life sciences arm of Alphabet, has partnered with genomics platform Color to deliver actionable genetic information to participants in Verily's Project Baseline Health Study.

9. Brighton, Mass.-based SimplyVital Health has earned a $225,000 grant from the National Science Foundation's Small Business Technology Transfer to research blockchain protocols.

10. Textract, a tool from Amazon's cloud computing arm that uses machine learning to extract text and data from scanned documents, can now be deployed for HIPAA-compliant tasks.

11. Athenahealth announced Oct. 11 the addition of telehealth provider Rhinogram's cloud-based platform to its EHR marketplace program.

Here's the latest roundup of stories about health IT companies, including Amazon, athenahealth and Cerner.

1. Flatiron Health, an EHR oncology vendor that provides clinical decision support tools within workflows, joined Epic's App Orchard online marketplace.

2. Athenahealth announced Oct. 15 that it will add QuickCred's compliance and credentialing system to its revenue cycle management portfolio.

3. Sony unveiled on Oct. 16 its customizable mSafety platform, which can be adapted to fit the remote monitoring needs of any healthcare organization.

4. Almost 1,300 California-based employees of Cerner will become employees of Adventist Health.

5. IBM was selected by smart contract provider Proof of Trust to build a multiplatform blockchain application for disputed resolution and smart contract validation.

6. Omada Health has partnered with Abbott to integrate the company's glucose monitoring technology into Omada Health's digital care program.

7. Ancestry is expanding its DNA test offerings beyond genealogy to provide health screening, STAT reports, further fueling the Lehi, Utah-based company's rivalry with 23andMe.

8. Verily, the life sciences arm of Alphabet, has partnered with genomics platform Color to deliver actionable genetic information to participants in Verily's Project Baseline Health Study.

9. Brighton, Mass.-based SimplyVital Health has earned a $225,000 grant from the National Science Foundation's Small Business Technology Transfer to research blockchain protocols.

10. Textract, a tool from Amazon's cloud computing arm that uses machine learning to extract text and data from scanned documents, can now be deployed for HIPAA-compliant tasks.

11. Athenahealth announced Oct. 11 the addition of telehealth provider Rhinogram's cloud-based platform to its EHR marketplace program.

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