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Robert M. Wah, MD, Elected President-Elect of AMA

Retired Navy medical officer Robert Wah, MD has been elected as the next president of the AMA. Wah is a reproductive endocrinologist and OB-GYN in Washington, DC and serves as chief medical officer of Computer Sciences Corporation. He is also a healthcare IT expert, having previously served as ONC’s first deputy national coordinator.

CareCloud Raises $20 Million to Support Continued Record Growth of Company’s Cloud-Based Clinical and Financial Platform for Physician Practices

CareCloud, a cloud-based EHR vendor, raises $20 million in a Series B funding round which it will use to enhance its EHR platform and to increase pressure on competitors like athenaHealth and Practice Fusion. CareCloud has been competing with athenaHealth on all fronts lately, fighting off a patient infringement lawsuits filed by them one day and then head hunting their executives the next.

Computer problems force docs back to paper charts at Memorial Hospital

Computer problems have forced Belleville, IN-based Memorial Hospital into downtime procedures after its Meditech EHR went down late on Tuesday, June 11. It is not expected to be fully restored until at least Monday, June 24.

First of 4,000 Cerner employees move into new KCK offices

Cerner employees begin moving into the first of two new towers being built at the company’s Kansas City, KS campus. The towers will eventually hold 4,000 employees.

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