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DoD Meets Interoperability Requirements for Electronic Health Records

The DoD unveils its Joint Legacy Viewer, a web-based portal that captures key health data items from DoD and VA clinical systems and presents them to end users in a consolidated format. This, the DoD says, satisfies its federally-mandated requirement to integrate records with the VA.

6 Tips for Reading Your Own Medical Records

Cleveland Clinic warns patients viewing their medical records that provider notes written about them are not necessarily written as letters to them, clarifying that these notes could contain inaccuracies, incomplete documentation, poor grammar, and comments about weight or tobacco and alcohol use that should not be interpreted as personal attacks.

Epocrates removes flawed Bugs + Drugs app from the App Store

Athenahealth pulls its Bugs + Drugs app from the app store. The app launched in 2013, combining geo-located bacteria data from Athena’s EHR database with antibiotics data from its then recently acquired Epocrates drug reference app. The app was found to have outright medical errors shortly after launching and has not been updated since January 2014.

Epic Systems Corporation v. Tata Consultancy Services Limited et al

Epic wins an early victory in its legal battles with India-based Tata Consultancy Services, after a Wisconsin court finds that Tata’s consultants accessed Epic’s UserWeb and downloaded proprietary information without authorization, meeting the legal definition of “inside hacking.”

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