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Paragon Customers Optimistic Despite Functionality Gaps

A new KLAS report finds that McKesson Paragon customers are optimistic about Paragon’s ability to compete in the large hospital market, despite current functionality gaps.

Healthgrades 2014 Hospital Quality Report Reveals Risk of Death and Complications Vary Widely Among Our Nation’s Hospitals

A new Healthgrades report finds that individuals are far more likely to die or suffer complications at hospitals receiving the lowest Healthgrades rating. For example, Healthgrades evaluated 33 hospitals in Atlanta and found that stroke mortality rates were 17 times higher in hospitals receiving one star versus hospitals receiving five stars.

Nearly 10,000 Physicians and Their Practices Are Transforming HIT Systems and Physician Leadership Skills with the Support of Grants Funded by The Physicians Foundation

The Physician Foundation, a non-profit working to help practice physicians, announces that it has issued $3 million in grants aimed at helping practices through the EHR selection and implementation process.

VMware Shares Rise After Third-Quarter Profit Tops Estimates

VMWare reports its Q3 results: EPS of $0.84, beating analysts $0.82 estimate and driving share prices up to 9.8 percent at closing.

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  1. McKesson loses 21 of 32 of the top health systems in their customer base and you run a headline stating that the 11 who switch to Paragon are “optimistic”? Read the entire report and look a the loss data. The 11 customers who opted for Paragon are prisoners because they couldn’t afford to go to Epic. Extrapolate that out to more than 100 remaining to make a decision. Wish I could buy Epic stock.







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