Philips posts $4.8B in sales for Q1; Black Book ranks top EHR vendors in 4 hospital segments & more — 10 health IT key notes

Here are 10 recent news updates on health IT companies.

1. Simple Interact joined the athenahealth marketplace under its "More Disruption Please" program, the online reputation, digital intake and patient engagement solutions provider confirmed April 17.

2. Avizia unveiled its Connect Solution April 18 in an effort to make it easier for hospitals to launch and scale telemedicine video consultation capabilities.

3. Cerner, CPSI Evident, Epic and Meditech were among the top ranked EHR vendors for four hospital types, according to a Black Book Market Research report.

4. Doctor on Demand secured $74 million during Series C funding round led by Princeville Global and Goldman Sachs Investment Partners, the virtual care provider announced April 25.

5. Navican, a genomics research and testing company affiliated with Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Healthcare, unveiled plans to roll out a precision cancer care service dubbed TheraMap April 17.

6. Netsmart's myAvatar EHR achieved certification under ONC's 2015 edition health IT product criteria, the post-acute technology and services provider confirmed April 23.

7. NextGen Healthcare, a provider of healthcare software and analytics solutions, appointed Betty Rabinowitz, MD, CMO, effective April 24.

8. Amsterdam-based Royal Philips released its earnings results for the first quarter of 2018 on April 23, posting €3.94 billion (an estimated $4.82 billion) in sales.

9. Stanson Health ranked as the No. 1 clinical process improvement vendor based on user satisfaction, according to a KLAS Research report.

10. Zipnosis expanded its telehealth platform with a module designed to connect patients to post-operative care services following orthopedic surgery, the virtual care company confirmed April 11.

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