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Athenahealth Names Prakash Khot as Chief Technology Officer

Athenahealth hires Prakash Khot as its new CTO. Khot was previously the CTO of Kaseya, and spent several years with Salesforce prior to that, where he rose to the position of SVP of Engineering, overseeing big data and analytics development.

American Heart Association, IBM Watson Health and Welltok Team Up to Transform Heart Health

American Heart Association announces a strategic partnership with IBM Watson and patient engagement vendor Welltok to develop employer-focused solutions to improve heart health.

Certification Frequency and Requirements for the Reporting of Quality Measures under CMS Programs; Extension of Comment Period

CMS issues a 15-day extension to the public comment period for its RFI seeking input on certification and testing of EHR products used for quality measure reporting.

Defining Value in Health Care: CMS Releases Updated Benchmarks for ACOs

Aledade publishes a blog analyzing the recent CMS update to ACO benchmarks.

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