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Saint Anthony Hospital sues ratings agency Leapfrog, said knowingly used incorrect info to lower grade

Saint Anthony Hospital (IL) sues the Leapfrog Group, claiming defamation after the Leapfrog Group lowered the hospital’s patient safety score in recently published report.

Surescripts Transforms Prescription Decision Process Between Physicians and Patients

Surescripts announces that it will work with Allscripts, Aprima, Cerner, Epic, GE Healthcare, and Practice Fusion to present patient-specific prescription drug authorization and pricing information to providers in real-time at the point of care.

CVS adds next-day prescription delivery as threat of Amazon competition looms

In response to a perceived threat from Amazon, CVS announces next-day delivery for prescription drugs.

Regulators hear arguments for new medical records system

Officials from the University of Vermont Health Network (VT) is requesting $150 million in state funding to implement Epic across its four hospitals and all of its outpatient practices.


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