A proposed rule by CMS will allow qualified entities to sell de-identified Medicare and private payer claims data to providers, employers and other groups interested in using the data to support quality improvement projects.
The pediatrician who brought the water crisis in Flint, MI credits EHRs for allowing her to quickly calculate the recent rise in lead poisoning among local children, noting “If we did not have Epic, if we did not have (EHRs), if we were still on paper, it would have taken forever to get these results.”
Meditech reports its 2015 year end results: total revenue was $475 million, down eight percent from 2014, driven down by decreased product revenue. Net income was $70 million.
Quality Systems, parent company of NextGen, reports Q3 results: revenue fell 1.6 percent to $117 million compared to the same quarter last year, adjusted EPS $0.16 vs. $0.16.