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HHS Secretary Sebelius Address National Health Policy Conf.

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, National Coordinator Farzad Mostashari, MD, Paul Tang, MD of Palo Alto Medical Foundation, and David Blumenthal of The Commonwealth Fund will deliver addresses at the National Health Policy Conference in Washington, DC February 4-5. Portions of the event will be broadcast live on C-SPAN2 beginning at 9:00 a.m. Eastern today.

McKesson Management Discusses Q3 2013 Results – Earnings Call Transcript

Technology Solutions revenue was flat, margins impacted by revenue recognition changes for a UK acquisition. Legacy conversion to Paragon has been better than expected, while the company states that Horizon will support future Meaningful Use stages.

MyMedicalRecords Files Patent Infringement Complaint Against Walgreens

MMR, which has threatened a flurry of lawsuits claiming infringement on patents it recently acquired, files suit against Walgreens. MMR claims that displaying a list of prescriptions to a patient infringes on its intellectual property.

Meditech Files Annual Report

The privately held company reports that revenue increased by 9.7 percent for the year, with earnings per share improving from $3.41 to $3.55.

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  1. Re: Patent

    U.S. Patent No. 8,301,466

    http://www.patentbuddy.com/Patent/8301466

    The patent intro reads:

    … A method for providing a user with the ability to access and collect records associated with the user in a secure and private manner includes associating access information with the user for the user to use to access a server storing files comprising records associated with the user in a computer readable storage medium, providing the user with a user interface on a computing device to remotely access the records stored on the server, receiving at the server the files comprising records associated with the user from a service provider associated with the user, receiving at the server a request from the user made through the user interface of the computing device for access to the files, wherein the access information is associated with the request, and sending the user a file containing the records associated with user from the server to the computing device in response to the request.

    My question is: how does one get a patent on what seems like an area with decades of “prior art” in existence?







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