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Policy: Certified Technology Comparison Task Force

ONC holds its first Certified Technology Task Force meeting. The group will research and make recommendations on the development of an EHR comparison tool. It will present its findings on January 20.

Cerner raises concerns about Loftin’s new role

Cerner sends a letter to the University of Missouri expressing concerns over its transition plan for Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin in the wake of his announced resignation. Loftin was offered a position as the director of university research at the Tiger Institute for Health Innovation, an organization co-managed by Cerner and UofM.

Does Cambridge University Hospital’s Epic project indicate NHS lacks capacity?

In England, insiders working at Cambridge University Hospital describe the internal culture during an Epic implementation that ultimately led to the resignation of the Trust’s CEO and CFO, saying “There was a plan, there was a vision and it was going to happen. There was no sense or reason to the process, it was bloody-mindedness.”

App Orchard – Trademark Details

Epic secures a trademark for “app orchard,” the name it will use for its upcoming app store.

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