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Zynx Health President/CEO Scott Weingarten resigns 

Zynx Health announces that President and CEO Scott Weingarten has resigned and will be replaced by First Databank CEO Greg Dorn, who will run both of the Hearst organizations.

Less Than a Month After Launch, Windows 8 Head Steve Sinofsky Departs 

Steve Sinofsky, president of Microsoft’s Windows division and rumored favorite to eventually replace Steve Ballmer as CEO, departs unexpectedly amid rumors of a deteriorating relationship with the executive level.

VA head envisions big improvements in backlog 

VA Secretary Eric Shinseki reports that problems integrating the Department of Defense and VA electronic health records systems, which caused a massive backlog of health benefits claims, have been resolved.

Healthcare provider attitudes towards the problem list in an electronic health record: a mixed-methods qualitative study

Harvard study recommends defined policy on using problem lists, finding that their use is incomplete because physicians don’t necessarily agree on what they should contain for specific cases and who should be responsible for maintaining them.


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