McKesson breaks ground on regional headquarters & more — 8 health IT key notes

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

Early next year, Milwaukee-based Aurora Health Care will move its QuickCare clinics to Walgreens and integrate them with its Epic EHR system.

As part of its decision to relocate its Arizona regional headquarters, health IT company McKesson broke ground on a new 271,000-square-foot facility last week.

Philips is planning to co-locate its Philips Intellispace Genomics researchers within New York Medical College in Valhalla.

The American Hospital Association exclusively endorsed Teladoc's telehealth technology platform. Teladoc also reported setting a new company record of completing 101,600 patient e-visits in November.

Forty companies have begun using the beta version of IBM's Watson for Cybersecurity.

A number of former and current Epic Systems quality assurance workers filed a lawsuit against the health IT vendor over the company's overtime pay policies.

With a new acquisition, health IT vendor Allscripts is expanding its reach in Australia.

University of Iowa Health Care's Epic EHR system was down for more than six hours Wednesday night due to an electrical problem in one of the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics' main server rooms.

More articles on health IT:
AHA endorses Teladoc
Philips to advance cancer treatment with New York Medical College collaboration
Henry Ford Hospital leverages 3-D imaging for improved cardiac outcomes

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