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More than Half of Doctors Now Use Electronic Health Records Thanks to Administration Policies

The White House blog posts a self-congratulating piece as EHR adoption hits the 50 percent mark among eligible providers.

Obamacare’s Other Surprise

Thomas Friedman of The New York Times publishes an editorial in which he points to a rapid increase in health IT startups as an unforeseen positive consequence of HITECH and ACA.

Allscripts names 2 new directors to board

Allscripts adds former Epic CFO Anita Pramoda and former Brocade Communications CEO Michael Klayko to its board of directors.

Greenway Earns Two U.S. Patents for Care-Coordination Technology

Greenway earns patents for a server configuration that aggregates data from multiple EHR systems and auto-completes accreditation or certification forms and another related to tracking clinical events across multiple EHR systems.

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