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Clues to Better Health Care From Old Malpractice Lawsuits

Malpractice insurers and medical groups are mining aggregate data from lawsuits that have been closed in the last few years to identify common reasons that doctors are sued and any underlying issues that threaten patient safety.

May 11-12, 2016 Meeting of the UT System Board of Regents

MD Anderson reports a $160 million drop in year-over-year income, blaming “an increase in expenses combined with a decrease in patient revenues as a result of the implementation of the new Epic Electronic Health Record system.”

Missouri Health Systems Select Cerner’s Digital Record

In Missouri, SoutheastHEALTH and Missouri Delta Medical Center both chose Cerner Millennium, replacing Siemens Soarian.

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