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Quality Systems, Inc. 8-K filed 7/17/2013

Quality Systems, Inc., parent company of NextGen, files an SEC 8-K form that includes language suggesting that it may be looking to be acquired.

athenahealth Management Discusses Q2 2013 Results – Earnings Call Transcript

Jonathan Bush discusses athenahealth’s poor Q2 performance on an earnings call held Friday.

New Medicaid computer system doesn’t end errors

New Hampshire’s new $90 million Medicaid computer system has bogged down reimbursement processing significantly, resulting 40 percent of claims being suspended pending further analysis. Meanwhile, some providers say they aren’t getting paid properly.

Veterans in Data Breach Suit Suffered No Harm, Government Argues

In a class action lawsuit filed against Department of Veterans Affairs over a stolen laptop containing sensitive patient information, the federal government is defending itself by arguing that since there is no proof that the thieves ever accessed the data, there is ultimately no proof that an improper disclosure actually took place.

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