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Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills Are Killing Us

Time magazine’s special edition report on rising healthcare costs is the longest article the magazine has ever run, but it is short on offering meaningful solutions.

Grace Cottage blames federal law for job cuts

19-bed Grace Cottage, of Townshend, VT, defends its $2.5 million Cerner implementation, as well as other major capital expenses, after firing 10 percent of its workforce which officials say was necessary due to steadily declining reimbursements and increased expenses. In perhaps related news, the only job opening posted on the hospital’s career page is for a new CEO.

Huge Decision Coming for Doctors Who Sued EHR Company

A group of doctors suing Allscripts over the discontinued MyWay EHR platform will find out Tuesday whether they the lawsuit will be allowed to continue or whether they will be forced to honor the binding arbitration clauses in their contracts.

MModal and Intermountain Healthcare Collaborate on Industry’s First Speech-Enabled Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE) App for iPhone and iPad

MModal will partner with Intermountain Healthcare to develop a speech-enabled CPOE app for iOS devices. The app is expected in the fall of 2013 and will be integrated within EHR systems not yet named.

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