The DoD announces that it will be holding EHR vendor demonstrations during the week of October 21. In order to secure a spot, vendors must submit an application that asks a variety of questions including: is the system built on an open-source platform, is it MU Stage 1 certified, and does the vendor have at least one HIMSS Stage 7 customer.
CaroMont Health (NC) discloses a 1,310 patient security breach stemming from an unencrypted email sent by an employee that included names, dates of birth, diagnoses, last dates of service, medications, and insurance company names.
Sunquest Information Systems announces Jonathan Pierson (formerly MedAssets) will join the company as a VP of implementation, and Keith Laughman (former CEO of MedFusion) will join as the EVP of Community Care Solutions, where he will focus on strategic growth areas for Sunquest including ACOs, and patient centric care.
Cloud-based ambulatory EHR and PM vendor CareCloud reports triple-digit growth for the 15th consecutive quarter.