Looks like the House rep for Spokane and one of the Senators from Washington State are engaged: https://mcmorris.house.gov/posts/mcmorris-rodgers-blasts-va-cerner-for-patient-harm-at-spokane-va https://www.murray.senate.gov/murray-mcmorris-rodgers-secure-va-commitment-to-hold-town-halls-for-veterans-in-eastern-washington/ That…
ONC names Genevieve Morris, MA Principal Deputy National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. Morris has no clinical background, but worked on HIEs and Meaningful Use prior to taking on her new role.
NantHealth reports Q1 results: revenue up 16 percent to 22.5 million, adjusted EPS –$0.24 vs. –$0.18, missing expectations for both.
Cerner is reportedly interested in working with Microsoft’s AI-powered Custom Vision Service, which allows applications to learn the names of items in images users upload. Joe Quint, an director over app development at Cerner, commented “That was very interesting. Being able to use this broadly across a hospital and being able to do image extraction of videos would be very cool.”
Eric Topol, MD interviews Pardis Sabeti, MD, Dphil, a professor with the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, where she develops algorithms investigating evolution in the genomes of deadly diseases.