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Nextech Acquires SRS Health, a Specialty EMR Solution for Orthopedic Practices

Health IT company Nextech expands its ambulatory reach with the purchase of orthopedic EHR vendor SRS Health.

With an eye on pioneering the future of Health IT, Greenway Health appoints Kali Durgampudi as chief technology and innovation officer

Greenway Health names former Nuance executive Kali Durgampudi chief technology and innovation officer.

In a sign of its concerns about Atul Gawande’s new venture, Optum sues over trade secrets

Citing a direct threat to its trade secrets and confidential corporate information, Optum sues a former VP now employed by Amazon-Berkshire Hathaway-JPMorgan’s healthcare venture.

NantHealth Could Recover In 2019

Nasdaq gives NantHealth six months to increase its stock price to above $1 for 10 consecutive days, a 43-percent recovery that just might happen if the company’s clinical trials go well, and it receives FDA approval and increased CMS reimbursements for its GPS Cancer Test.

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  1. NantHealth is a sham! Another Theranos sadly… Given all the troubles and shady deals the one in Utah it should have been dissolved and under SEC scrutiny. how they are even viable is beyond belief and simply a con job and CMO’s / CIO’S at academic centers falling for this!

    They should never be associated w/ anything as serious as cancer treatment given the amount of fraudulent activity of their founder.

    sampling of press –

    https://www.statnews.com/2017/03/06/soon-shiong-philanthropy-business/

    Soon-Shiong touted “clinical breakthroughs,” but as proof, pointed to a lone research poster, documenting that tumors shrank in one patient after experimental therapy.

    https://www.statnews.com/2017/02/14/moonshot-soon-shiong-investigation/

    https://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/report-nanthealth-cancer-test-sales-boosted-doctors-tied-soon-shiong

    https://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/cher-sues-nanthealths-patrick-soon-shiong-alleging-stock-sale-fraud

    https://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-nanthealth-staff-cuts-20170811-story.html

    https://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/university-utah-health-care-system-ceo-resigns-amid-nanthealth-controversy

    Lee is also under fire for accepting a $12 million donation on behalf of the university from biotech mogul Patrick Soon-Shiong. However, the donation allegedly came with strings: The university was required to spend $10 million with NantHealth on genetic sequencing,

    While Soon-Shiong vehemently denies these claims, further investigations from Stat and Politico found otherwise.

    • Wasn’t aware of their reputation so I’ve applied for a position with them.

      While I saw some crazy job application forms in my life – NantHealth is by far the most idiotic, cretin, imbecile of them all: Hundreds and hundreds of stupid childish unbelievably moronic questions (I’ve stopped counting and stopped applying after the first 100 questions which were only 1% according to their progress bar)
      Like ” and now…let’s read your true mind Monsieur Rorschach” kind of alek tricky questions.

      If you are bored, have a low blood pressure, low heart rate situation, just feel drowsy and you don’t like caffeine – apply to one of NantHealth jobs … and you’ll get the idea what I’m talking about.

      Thanks HIStalk, HIStalk readers and all the other journals for letting me realize that it is just another Theranos…
      BTW – I still get reminders from them on a daily basis to complete the application..
      ;-))







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