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Sebelius Stands Firm Despite Calls to Resign

Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius is refusing calls for her resignation after the failed launch of Healthcare.gov.

athenahealth, Inc : athenahealth, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2013 Results

Athenahealth reports Q3 results: revenue jumped to $151 million, up 43 percent from $105 million during Q3 2012. Epocrates accounted for $13 million of that total.

St. Luke’s expects to spend $200 million on electronic records system

Nine-facility St. Luke’s Health System will spend $200 million implementing Epic across all of its hospitals and clinics. The system is expected to be live across the network sometime after 2017.

HIMSS Analytics Essentials: Virtualization Software and Dictation with Speech Recognition Applications Positioned for Aggressive

Data visualization and speech recognition applications are predicted to see a surge in sales according to a recent HIMSS Analytics report.

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  1. The healthcare.gov HIE is costly, but at least no patients are dying from the gross failure of the system to perform adequately. HITECH is costing $ billions. Wiring all hospitals is costing $ trillions. Where’s the beef? Sibelius should resign and she should be investigated.







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