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Athenahealth to lay off 36 in Birmingham area

A spokesperson with the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affair reports that athenahealth has filed notice to announce the layoffs of 36 Birmingham-based employees, effective March 6.

Compuware turns down Elliott offer, Covisint unit IPO still on

Compuware turns down hedge fund Elliot Management Corp’s proposal for a $2.3 billion buyout.

2 Chesco companies report combined 168 layoffs

MEDecision will lay off 83 workers effective February 1, representing more than 25 percent of its total workforce.

Hospital’s electronic records system goes off line after AT&T outage

New Hanover Regional Medical Center went to paper downtime procedures when a regional AT&T outage cut access to its Epic system.

Why Do Patients Derogate Physicians Who Use a Computer-Based Diagnostic Support System?

A survey focusing on why patients have a negative perception of physicians who use clinical decision support concludes that it may not be related to seeking the physician external advice, but rather that the physician is turning to a computer rather than a colleague.

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  1. Thank you for sharing your toment. It is a really good example of whats so dumb about this ae we are in. People are so busy ‘bending over’ that true patient healthcare is the last thought. Healthcare staff should be required to only treat the patient and document their findings. Cleaning services, customer service and hand holding should be left to the rest of the staff. Oh wait, they are all in India.







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