Epic partners with Lyft & 11 other key health IT notes

Allscripts formed a contract to offer its care coordination company CarePort Health to WellSky for $1.35 billion.

University of California San Francisco teamed up with Microsoft Azure, Intel and Fortanix to develop a confidential computing platform that will accelerate the development and validation of scientific algorithms.

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A number of states just recently introduced COVID-19 contact tracing efforts that utilize Google and Apples collectively industrialized COVID-19 exposure notification system, including New York, Pennsylvania and Oregon.

Microsoft took action to obstruct Trickbot, a ransomware distributor with ties to Ryuk, by cutting off key facilities to operations that will avoid brand-new infections or ransomware activation already existing in computer systems.

Amazon partnered with Carrier Global Corp., a refrigeration and cold chain business, to improve how medication, vaccines and other products are moved and kept an eye on worldwide.

The Department of Veterans Affairs said it plans to roll out a new client portal along with its current option MyHealtheVet once it releases its brand-new Cerner EHR at the end of October.

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Apple partnered with five health systems in the U.K. and Canada to make its Health Records app offered to clients.

From new partnerships to property sales to novel cybersecurity efforts, heres the current roundup of stories about health IT business, consisting of Epic, Allscripts and Amazon.

Epic revealed it will utilize InterSystems information platform– beginning with the August 2020 release of its EHR– to increase clinicians access to larger datasets and details for client care.

Cerner broadened its focus on data analytics by introducing brand-new software application tools targeting information quality, interoperability and social determinants of health.

Lyft announced it is incorporating with Epic to enable health care workers to collaborate client transport directly from the EHR.

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A report from Mercom Capital Group revealed that worldwide equity capital funding for digital health business struck a record high in the first 3 months of 2020, increasing 43 percent year over year to $10.3 billion.

The National Security Agency granted the University of Louisville (Ky.) $6 million to develop a health care cybersecurity online certificate program, which will include tech market badging from Microsoft, IBM and Google in addition to hands-on applied learning components.