GE Healthcare plays with the NBA; Cerner awarded a DoD contract; Apple Watch more hype than health — 5 health IT key notes

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

1. The Defense Health Agency awarded Cerner a contract to replace the Military Health System's anatomic pathology laboratory information system.

2. Sogeti has launched the Data Driven Decision Series, a suite of business intelligence and analytics tools, in partnership with Microsoft and HP. 

3. Cerner and Columbia-based University of Missouri Health Care announced plans to extend their relationship through at least 2025.

4. GE Healthcare and the NBA are collaborating on orthopedic and sports medicine research.

5. In the world of wearables, experts predict the Apple Watch may not be as popular as many expect it to be while Fitbit, as a solely health focused device, might have a bit of an edge.

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