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New DOD health record to go live in February

DoD announces that will bring four pilot sites live on Cerner in February 2017, and affirms that it still anticipates having all sites live by 2022.

Shareholder sues Tenet over $514M Medicaid settlement

Shareholders have filed a class-action suit against Tenet Healthcare following its decision to pay $514 million to settle kickback allegations.

Cerner names roads in its new south Kansas City office campus

Cerner renames the roads on its Kansas City Three Trails campus, honoring Jonas Salk, Alexander Fleming, Marie Curie, Louis Pasteur and other notable researchers in medicine. The two main roads through campus have been named Health Care and Information Technology.

Do Clinicians Have the Interoperability They Need

A KLAS survey on interoperability notes that only six percent of providers report that information accessed through an exchange from a different EHR vendor is being delivered in a way that facilitates improvement to patient care.



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  1. 35 billion in MU/HITECH, and we have 6% feeling like interop works for them. My guess is that those 6% don’t even understand the question. I dare someone to find a SINGLE MD that thinks you can find actionable info on any EHR that is different from their own.
    Its high time to stop all this madness and start over.

    Second, DOD is spending 4 billion on an EHR and they “hope” to be up and running in 6 years. Man how about that for big money and SUPER slow implementation, where is their MACRA/HITECH push? Oh they are the government. They don’t get penalized.
    Pfffffft.







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