Health system moves from text-only to AI-powered interactive multimedia radiology reports

The radiology report is the principle work product of the radiologist. Until recently, reports describing findings in imaging studies have been plain, text-only documents. Such reports are increasingly inadequate. The problem “Traditional radiology reports are limited to plain-text in order to simplify the transport of results across information systems,” said Dr. Cree Gaskin, associate chief… Read More »

Athenahealth sold for $5.7 billion after activist Elliott pulls bid

Private equity firms Veritas and Evergreen Coast Capital agreed to buy athenahealth, the healthcare software firm that an activist investor had previously attempted to take over, for $ 5.7 billion. The former chief executive officer of the Watertown, Mass.-based company departed earlier this year amid contentious discussions with billionaire Paul Singer, whose firm, Elliott Management,… Read More »