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Athenahealth and MIT H@cking Medicine Announce Winners of Hack-a-thon

MIT and athenahealth co-hosted a hack-a-thon this past weekend and have announced a winner of among the 20 teams that competed. Top honors and $5,000 went to Project MIST, which came up with a hardware prototype that helps glaucoma patients overcome aiming difficulties and more easily administer their eye drops.

Geisinger Gives Patients Access to Doctors’ Notes

Danville, PA-based Geisinger Health System will give patients complete access to their physician notes within the health systems patient portal in an effort to increase patient engagement. The decision follows a pilot program that showed promising results.

The National Progress Report on e-prescribing and Safe-Rx Rankings: Year 2012

More than 40 percent of prescription were transmitted electronically in 2012, according to a recently released study from Surescripts.

Memorial ‘still on path’ to join MaineHealth despite Maine Med’s financial problems

Conway, NH-based Memorial Hospital’s CEO Scott McKinnon reports that MaineHealth’s recent Epic problems are not enough to derail Memorial Hospital from joining MaineHealth. In earlier interviews, McKinnon had cited working under a system-wide Epic platform as a primary reason for joining MaineHealth.

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  1. Congratulation to the Hermes Team – Mark Singh, Akansh Murpthy and Vishnu Ravi on winnng 2nd overall at the AthenaHealth-MIT H@cking Medicine Hackathon







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