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FDA drug and medical device regulation
By Jessica Davis 12:47 pm July 12, 2017
As required by the 21st Century Cures Act, FDA Commissioner Gottlieb is working to modernize the drug approval process and innovate drug and device regulation.
GE Healthcare buys Novia Strategies
By Bernie Monegain 12:30 pm July 12, 2017
Consultants bring proven methodologies and first-hand clinical experience in hospital operations.
Soon-Shiong NantHealth sued by Precision Biologics
By Jessica Davis 12:13 pm July 12, 2017
A Precision Biologics stockholder is accusing the NantHealth founder and controlling board members of breaching contract and fiduciary duty.

Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California.

By Tom Sullivan 04:12 pm July 11, 2017
National coordinator Donald Rucker said the agency is researching open APIs, such as those used by Facebook and Twitter, to advance health information sharing.
Kaspersky Lab

Eugene Kaspersky, Kaspersky Lab founder. Photo via WikiCommons

By Jessica Davis 03:27 pm July 11, 2017
Bloomberg obtained emails that reportedly tie the security firm to the Russian government, but Kaspersky said they chose to manipulate facts to “fit the agenda of certain individuals desperately wanting there to be inappropriate ties.”
Hyland takeover of Lexmark Perceptive

Lexmark International's Perceptive business unit in Kansas City will now be run by Hyland. Photo via Google Maps

By Mike Miliard 02:35 pm July 11, 2017
Company acquires 17 offices around the world and a sizable portfolio of enterprise content management tools.
telemedicine
By Bill Siwicki 02:16 pm July 11, 2017
U.S. eye specialists reach out through a special system based in part on Skype for Business.
Cerner CEO Neal Patterson
By Jessica Davis 01:06 pm July 11, 2017
The son of Oklahoma farmers founded Cerner alongside Cliff Illig and Paul Gorup and built the company into one of the largest and leading EHR vendors.

MGMA President and CEO Halee Fischer-Wright, MD

By Bernie Monegain 12:34 pm July 11, 2017
The CEO of Medical Group Management Association discusses technology, disparity in the workplace  – and more.
Ransomware attack on hospitals, big pharma

Photograph by Armin Kübelbeck via Wikimedia Commons

By Bill Siwicki 10:49 am July 11, 2017
Since they all face the same risks, it only makes sense that they share their defense strategies.

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