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Deadline for ICD-10 allows health care industry ample time to prepare for change

CMS confirms in a press release that the ICD-10 switchover will take place on October 1, 2015.

When ‘Hacktivists’ Target Your Hospital

In a New England Journal of Medicine article, Boston Children’s Hospital SVP/CIO Daniel Nigrin, MD discusses his experiences defending the hospital’s network against cyberattacks from the hacker group Anonymous. The group was retaliating over a very public child custody dispute between a Boston Children’s physician and a child’s parents.

McKesson adjusted profit, sales rise above expectations

McKesson reports Q1 results: profit dropped slightly to $425 million, but revenue and sales were both up significantly, EPS $2.49 vs. $2.11, beating expectations.

Novant Health to roll out electronic medical records system at Triad hospitals this weekend

Novant Health will go live with Epic across four of its NC-based hospitals this weekend. The go-live is part of a $600 million system-wide transition and follows its successful install across 300 physician offices last year.

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