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Epic Interoperability Creates One Virtual System Worldwide

Epic announces new functionality that includes components called Come Together (gathering data), Happy Together (presenting data from multiple sites in MyChart), and Working Together (allowing users to take action across Epic-using organizations).

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase & Co. to partner on US employee healthcare

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan will create an independent company to provide healthcare services to their 1.2 million employees that will be “free from profit-making incentives and constraints.”

Coast Guard considers EHR partnership with DoD, VA

After seven years and $60 million, Coast Guard officials announce they will consider moving medical documentation to Cerner-powered MHS Genesis after a botched attempt at implementing Epic.

Dell is considering a sale to VMware in what may be tech’s biggest deal ever

Dell may undertake a reverse merge with publicly traded VMware – of which it already owns 80 percent – to allow Dell to become publicly traded without running a separate IPO.

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  1. I’m sorry, but I can’t get this out of my mind. Does Epic get to define the word “Interoperability?” It seems like the only thing they have an interest in doing is “INTRA-operability,” which is why they were passed over by DOD. It seems to be a roadblock ahead in innovation for them and I think some folks are really starting to notice.

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