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Why McKesson Corporation Shares Fell 23% In A Day

McKesson shares drop 23 percent following a poor Q2 financial report and lowered earnings guidance for 2017.

Athenahealth lays off more than 100 in restructuring effort

Athenahealth eliminates 150 jobs in San Francisco and Atlanta as it consolidates its R&D functions.

Nanaimo MDs offered extra pay to stick with controversial software

In Canada, Nanaimo Regional General Hospital is offering physicians extra money to keep using its recently implemented Cerner system to compensate for “the extra burden the new electronic health record has placed on many physicians during the roll-out phase of IHealth.”

Healthcare IT Trends in the UK — Who’s Winning & Losing | 2016

A Peer60 survey of hospital executives in the UK reveals a high level of concern over physician and nursing staffing shortages.

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