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  1. Athenahealth to be acquired for $5.7B by Veritas Capital and Elliott subsidiary

    The company will be combined with Veritas-owned Virence Health, but will continue operating under the athenahealth name and keep its Watertown, Massachusetts, headquarters. Virence CEO Bob Segert will lead it.
  2. Google hires Geisinger CEO to chart healthcare strategy

    David Feinberg will work with Google and other Alphabet companies to unify and innovate their various health projects. At Geisinger, Jaewon Ryu has been named interim president and CEO.
  3. Epic, Cerner and others moving into expanding global EHR market, says KLAS

    With IT deployments broadening and deepening worldwide, a new report assesses unique preferences in Canada, Europe, Latin America, Middle East and AsiaPac countries.
  4. Timeline of NYC Health + Hospitals' $1 billion Epic EHR rollout

    The multi-year project involved the abrupt departure of a CMIO, at least one delay and new IT leadership.
  5. Artificial Intelligence: 3 charts reveal what hospitals need in the near future

    AI is already having a big impact, but strategic planning is not keeping pace and healthcare organizations need to be proactive about developing tools now.