A federal judge blocks the proposed $48 billion merger between Anthem and Cigna. The decision comes just two weeks after another federal judge blocked a similar merger between Aetna and Humana.
A Black Book survey on interoperability finds that 70 percent of hospitals are not using any patient information generated outside of their EHR.
A nurse in England is spared jail time after transfusing a patient with blood of the wrong blood type, ultimately causing his death. The nurse opened the wrong chart in the hospital’s EHR to verify the patient’s blood type, explaining that both patients had the same last name and it was not clear to her that she was in the wrong chart.
Chinese search engine Baidu shuts down its mobile health business unit to focus on its AI-powered healthcare research unit.