Cerner Corporation, a health information and EHR technology company, has extended its partnership with not-for-profit healthcare company Intermountain Healthcare in a multiyear agreement.

Mayo Clinic is expanding its library of clinical insights by enabling other healthcare organizations to access and deliver digital content across the clinical and operational aspects of a patient care journey.

A new investigation examining how marketers are getting the personal Medicare information of seniors is underway, with government watchdogs wanting to know if a misuse of a government system is to blame, The Associated Press reported.

Microsoft is launching a $40 million, five-year program that aims to leverage the company’s existing initiative and AI technology to help researchers and organizations tackle health challenges.

Health technology company Philips is getting out of the home appliance business in order to focus in the healthcare space.

Humana is expanding the connectivity of its health and wellness program, Go365, by partnering up with personal health data company Validic.

 

Electronic health record vendor Practice Fusion has settled criminal and civil investigations with the Department of Justice for $145 million.

Hospitals have partnered with several technology giants, including Microsoft, IBM, Google and Amazon and handed over valuable and identifiable patient information in data deals, according to The Wall Street Journal.

CMS is planning to launch a simplified comparison tool for Medicare beneficiaries to find care.

One-third of healthcare administrative spending could be automated and save $13.3 billion, according to a report by CAQH.

HHS has released a draft of its five-year Federal Health IT Strategic Plan, outlining the goals, objectives and strategies for the government to pursue.

Digital health is having a moment as a healthcare subsector, reaping in billions in funding over the last several years, but its broad definition is bringing some confusion to its cause, according to a CNBC report.