Home » Headlines » Currently Reading:

Morning Headlines 10/20/17

October 19, 2017 Headlines No Comments

athenahealth Reports Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Results

Athenahealth announces Q3 results: revenue climbed 10 percent to $304.6 million, adjusted EPS $0.56 vs. $0.60, beating earnings expectations but falling short on revenue. In response to activist investor pressure, the company announced a cost-savings program on Thursday that included layoffs for more than 500 of its staff members, amounting to nine percent of its workforce.

Utah audit finds legal violations in university’s deal with Patrick Soon-Shiong

A Utah legislative watchdog committee publishes an investigative report on the University of Utah concluding that it violated state procurement laws when it accepted Patrick Soon-Shiong’s $12 million donation, explaining that it had “allowed the donor’s specifications to steer the contract to his company, which we believe is a violation of Utah Administrative Code.”

JDRF Announces New Initiative to Pave Way for Open Protocol Automated Insulin Delivery Systems

JDFR, a charitable foundation focused on funding type 1 diabetes research, announces a new initiative that will work to establish open protocols for artificial pancreas technology.

IFHS Investigates Cybersecurity Breach Of Clinic’s Computer System

Unalaska’s Iliuliuk Family and Health Services clinic (AK) announces that a ransomware attack breached it servers in August. It does not specify whether it paid a ransom to restore access, but promises a detailed report on the breach will be made public in the coming weeks.

View/Print Text Only View/Print Text Only

HIStalk Featured Sponsors


Subscribe to Updates



Text Ads

Report News and Rumors

No title

Anonymous online form
Rumor line: 801.HIT.NEWS



Founding Sponsors


Platinum Sponsors
























































Gold Sponsors

















Reader Comments

  • FRANK POGGIO: Shows to go ya...answering black and white Jeopardy questions is a far cry from the massive grey area of medicine/pharma...
  • Number Cruncher: You are right AC. The cost is seriously underestimated here. Just looking at the numbers - $1 B for 5 years = $200 M ...
  • Abraham Van Helsing: Re Theranos. Will be interesting to follow the saga. As I and others had noted going back 2+ years, something was obvi...
  • Prof. Moriarty: Re: Watson pull out. I've not been directly involved with this product, but from its beginning I have always seen Watso...
  • mih: Of course they can, and for much much cheaper. But why would they do it? Existing arrangement works for everyone in the ...
  • Andrew M. Harrison: Thanks for (actually) reading our paper. I enjoyed the story of your friend, as well as the translation of numbers to em...
  • Mike: I would love to see this type of discussion around Blockchain. It is being hyped heavily currently. Yet, I wonder how we...
  • Brian Too: Just slightly off-topic, but I recently heard an interesting downtime rule-of-thumb: Every hour of downtime requires 2 ...
  • James E Thompson: AI in particular isn't disruptive until it can offer an effective alternative against which a go/no-go decision makes se...
  • Former Newspaper Guy: I applaud your attention to grammar and style. In high school, I worked for the local newspaper in the sports department...

RSS Industry Events

  • An error has occurred, which probably means the feed is down. Try again later.

Sponsor Quick Links