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Medical Appointment Scheduling System (MASS)

The VA awards Lockheed Martin-owned contractor Systems Made Simple and its software supplier Epic a seven-year contract worth as much as $624 million if all contract options are exercised.

Banner aims to cut costs from UAHN as earnings lag

Banner Health will convert its newly acquired University of Arizona Health Network from its existing Epic systems to Banner’s Cerner platform. UAHN implemented Epic in 2013 at a cost of $115 million.

Pacific Northwest Health Care Organizations Join CommonWell Health Alliance

Five Cerner customers in the Pacific Northwest will begin exchanging health records with local AthenaHealth and Greenway practices through the CommonWell Health Alliance.

Practice Fusion Surpasses 600th Partnership Deal Becoming the Most Integrated Cloud-Based EHR Platform

Practice Fusion announces that it will integrate lab results from Theranos and imaging results from RadNet into its freeware EHR.

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Currently there are "4 comments" on this Article:

  1. @SMS: VA is just scheduling, but yes.
    @Smartfood99: This is an acquisition and Banner was already Cerner AFAIK. They are opting to streamline to one EMR and the Banner install I believe is more mature/older.

  2. I hope that the MASS really work, a lot of people is using it, but I think that a good advance in medicine will be the opportunity for patients to handle and manage their own medical records, that file is personal and belongs to them.







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