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Epic Systems shows off its new Deep Space auditorium as customers gather for annual meeting

Epic unveils its 11,000 person, five-story underground auditorium named Deep Space at this year’s Epic UGM conference. The conference drew more than 15,000 attendees.

$1 billion e-health system rejected by doctors as ‘shambolic’

Australia’s $1 billion patient-centered health records system contains only 5,427 records after 15 months. Doctors reportedly have less than a 0.5 percent chance of finding clinically relevant information about their patients on the new system. Health Minister Peter Dutton, who was sworn in on Wednesday, has pledged to undertake a "comprehensive assessment."

Provider Resources

CMS publishes an ICD-10 implementation guide designed to help providers prepare for the upcoming transition.

Healthbox selects first class of health tech entrepreneurs

Health IT startup accelerator Healthbox has announced the first class of startups that will attend the new Nashville program this fall.

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  1. Do you plan on being at Cerner’s CHC?

    [From Mr H] I’ve never been. I’ve been to very few conferences – just HIMSS, mHealth Summit, and an Allscripts ACE once. It’s tough when you work in a hospital (time off, expense, and keeping track of all the meetings).







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