Thursday, December 1, 2022: Health IT

Amazon Web Services (AWS) launched a new genomics service, called Amazon Omics, to run IT-heavy bioinformatics workflows for health care and life sciences companies. AWS built the service to help bioinformaticians, researchers, and scientists store, analyze, and...

Thursday, December 1, 2022: Health IT

General Electric Co. set the terms for the spinoff of its health care division, putting an initial value of roughly $31 billion on the soon-to-be-public company. The separation is set for January 3 after the markets close. Following the health care spinoff, it plans...

Wednesday, November 16, 2022: Health IT

General Catalyst announced new partnerships with 10 health systems across the country, adding to its existing digital health ecosystem with five health systems. General Catalyst will serve as a “think tank” to these 15 organizations and give them access to companies...

Tuesday, November 15, 2022: Health IT

Amazon.com Inc. launched its Amazon Clinic, a message-based online health care service that offers treatments for over 20 “common health conditions. The service, which will be available in 32 states, requires customers to select the condition they require treatment...

Friday, November 4, 2022: Health IT

The Senate Intelligence Committee released a report examining ways the federal government can bolster security standards to thwart cybersecurity threats in the health care sector. The report recommends that the federal government improve the country’s cybersecurity...

Friday, October 28, 2022: Health IT

A study published in JAMA Network Open found that COVID-19-era emergency department (ED) patients who had follow-up appointments via telehealth more often returned to the ED or were hospitalized than those who followed up with doctors in person. Compared to patients...