Judy Faulkner donates $900k to alma mater; Google's Verily brain drain; Allscripts, University Hospital expand contract through 2024 — 9 key health IT notes

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

1. University Hospitals, based in Cleveland, expanded and extended its agreement with Allscripts through 2024.

2. Charlotte, N.C.-based Carolinas HealthCare has signed a deal to partner with and support Lumberton, N.C.-based Southeastern Health. As part of the partnership, Carolinas HealthCare will help Southeastern install an Epic EHR.

3. Epic co-founder and CEO Judy Faulkner and her husband donated $900,000 to MoorestownFriendsSchool, a private school in Moorestown, N.J., from where Ms. Faulkner herself graduated in 1961.

4. Michael Harsh, the former CTO of GE Healthcare, joined the science and technology advisory board at Manhattan Scientifics.

5. Verily, the life sciences division of Google, is experiencing a leadership exodus, with at least 12 managers, scientists and engineers leaving the company within one year.

6. IBM Canada plans to add 100 new full-time positions to its security division in New Brunswick, Canada.

7. Newton (Mass.)-WellesleyHospital is scheduled to go-live on its Epic EHR on April 2.

8. Verona, Wis.-based Epic reports it has facilitated nearly a quarter of a billion patient record exchanges in the past year on its Care Everywhere platform.

9. CityMD, an urgent care provider in New York, went live on eClinicalWorks' EHR.

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