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Software firm protests upgrade contract for UI’s Chicago med school

Cerner is protesting the University of Illinois medical center’s decision to award Epic a $62 million, seven-year contract.

21st Century Oncology To Pay $26 Million To Settle False Claims Act Allegations

21st Century Oncology will pay $26 million for fraudulently attesting to Meaningful Use, noting that “its employees falsified data regarding the company’s use of EHR software, fabricated software utilization reports, and superimposed EHR vendor logos onto the reports to make them look legitimate.”

120 people affected in health IT company Georgia facility changes

Greenway Health announces that it is laying off 120 employees and closing its Atlanta and Carrollton, GA offices as it moves to consolidate its headquarters in Tampa. UPDATE: the local paper reporting this news has updated its story. Greenway is eliminating some jobs at the Carrollton office, but it will remain open.

Preliminary Survey Findings: Impact of the Trump Administration on Health IT and Is Health IT in a Bubble?

A Health Growth Partners survey investigating the Trump Administration’s impact on health IT finds that 72 percent of respondents do not feel that the current administration has had any impact on business.

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