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Fitbit stock soars after announcement of collaboration with Google

Fitbit will use Google’s Cloud Healthcare API to share user data with providers via their EHRs.

American Well to Acquire Avizia, Deepening Capabilities in Acute Care Delivery

American Well will acquire acute care telemedicine vendor Avizia for an undisclosed sum.

‘Who the hell is this person?’ Trump’s Mar-a-Lago pal stymies VA project

Reports surface that a West Palm Beach physician with ties to President Trump’s inner circle may be behind the VA/Cerner contract delay. Bruce Moskowitz, MD has expressed dissatisfaction with Cerner’s technology based on his use at two hospitals in Florida.

Datavant Acquires Universal Patient Key and Closes $40M Financing Round

Health data management company Datavant raises $40 million and acquires data de-identification vendor Universal Patient Key.

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  1. Moskowitz: ‘I know because I have to use it!’

    The gall of a physician user pointing out that Cerner powerpoints don’t align with Cerner reality.







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