France-based Atos acquires three US health IT consulting firms: Pursuit Healthcare Advisors, Conduent’s Healthcare Provider Consulting business, and Conduent’s Breakaway Group business.
IBM is actively lobbying Congress to minimize regulatory oversight of artificial intelligence.
Hiawatha Hospital Association announces plans to migrate from McKesson Paragon to Athenahealth for its hospital EHR.
Willis-Knighton Health System (LA) Chief Cardiologist Michael G. Futrell, MD resigns following a failed vote of no confidence in the hospital’s 52-years-long CEO James Elrod. The board voted to keep the embattled CEO in place, despite criticism that he has shown “resistance to changing with the times and refusal to upgrade the hospital system’s information systems.”