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The University of Texas at Austin and Jericho Systems Launch National Pilot to Advance Patient Control Over Shared Medical Records 

An ONC-approved pilot program at the University of Texas at Austin will explore advanced patient control over shared medical records via a simulated exchange using eHealth Exchange specifications. The pilot’s goal is to add transparency to the PHI exchange process by allowing patients to review requests to view their PHI.

North Shore-LIJ Extends Allscripts Outsourcing Agreement Through 2020

Sixteen-hospital network North Shore-LIJ extends its managed IT contract with Allscripts through 2020, a deal that will result in $400 million in revenue for Allscripts over the life of the contract.

Mount Sinai honored for electronic records system

Mount Sinai Hospital was named a HIMSS Stage 6 hospital last week, just three months after its $120 million Epic go-live.

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