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FDA Names Flatiron Health Executive Amy Abernethy Deputy Commissioner

Flatiron Health CMO Amy Abernethy, MD joins the FDA as principal deputy commissioner.

McKesson’s Change Healthcare is close to buying blockchain health-tech start-up PokitDok

CNBC reports that Change Healthcare will acquire health data integration vendor PokitDok as early as this week.

The $23 billion health system in Amazon’s backyard just hired a new chief information officer from Microsoft

B.J. Moore, a Microsoft VP with experience in cloud and AI, joins multi-state Providence St. Joseph Health as CIO.

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