Vitera announces the acquisition of Birmingham, AL-based SuccessEHS. Both vendors operate in the ambulatory EHR space. The acquisition expand Vitera’s user base to 10,500 organizations, 415,000 medical professionals, and 85,000 physicians. Financial details were not disclosed.
Farzad Mostashari, MD gave the keynote address at the HIMSS Media ICD-10 Forum this week, during which he reiterated that there would be no additional deadline extensions for the ICD-10 switchover on October 1, 2014.
Apollo Hospital is the first in India to be named a HIMSS (Asia Pacific) Stage 6 hospital, going live with CPOE and physician documentation on its Med-Mantra EHR.
Jefferson Healthcare, a Port Townsend, WA-based 25-bed critical access hospital and nine supporting clinics, goes live with Epic on Saturday morning at 2 a.m. The project was reportedly on time and on budget. Jefferson Healthcare is part of the Swedish Health Network.