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Kieran Murphy Appointed CEO of GE Healthcare, Succeeding John Flannery

Kieran Murphy is named president and CEO of GE Healthcare, succeeding John Flannery who has been promoted to CEO and chairman elect of GE.

MEDITECH Signs 16 More Hospitals in Q1 2017

Meditech signs five new health systems, with 16 combined hospitals, to its 6.1 Web EHR in Q1.

Drones carrying defibrillators could aid heart emergencies

Researchers launched drones carrying defibrillators from a fire department to see if drones could deliver a faster response time than an ambulance, and found that drones arrived at the scene of 18 cardiac arrests within about 5 minutes of launch, almost 17 minutes faster on average than ambulances.

New Mexico Physician Chosen as AMA President-elect

At the Annual Meeting of the American Medical Association, Barbara McAneny, MD, an oncologist from Albuquerque, NM, is elected as the next president of AMA.

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