Christina Farr’s Posts

Just over a year after buying online pharmacy PillPack for $753 million, Amazon is engaged in a bitter battle with an incumbent player in the pharmacy industry, which sources tell CNBC is working behind the scenes to prevent the company from accessing important patient data.

Microsoft is working with Providence St. Joseph Health, a U.S. hospital chain, on building a new high-tech hospital.

A new lawsuit against Google and the University of Chicago Medical Center alleges that researchers did not strip out date stamps or doctor’s notes buried within hundreds of thousands of patient medical records, and that this information could be used to identify a patient.

At Ochsner in Louisiana, expecting mothers get wireless weight scales and connected blood pressure cuffs to monitor them remotely.