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Trinity Health, Catholic Health East complete merger deal 

Trinity Health Systems and Catholic Health East have completed a merger that will make the new 79-hospital organization the second largest not-for-profit system in the country. Interim CEO Judith Persichilli recently said that the new organization will choose which EHR can best support their needs. Trinity uses Cerner, while Catholic Health East runs Meditech.

Project seeking ways to detect diabetes

New York University, NYU Langone Medical Center, and Blue Cross will collaborate on a project to develop machine-learning algorithms to identify cases of undiagnosed diabetes and to predict pre-diabetes.

The Defense-VA-Vendor Conference Nobody Wants You To Know About

The VA and DoD are holding a joint conference with EHR vendors to discuss the stalled iEHR project. The meeting will feature high-ranking speakers from both departments as well as representation from any vendor that expresses an interest in attending. The press has been explicitly prohibited from attending.

Finalists Announced!

The New York eHealth Collaborative’s Patient Portal For New Yorkers project announces nine finalists in its search for a statewide integrated patient portal. The finalists were selected by public voting and will pitch their products to a live audience and a panel of judges.

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  1. Exactly what the doctor ordered: a bigger for profit not for profit hospital system. Considering the vendors’ highly publicized programme for interoperability, they should be easily enable Meditech to integrate with Cerner.







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