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February 25, 2018 Headlines 1 Comment

Changes in hospital bond ratings after the transition to a new electronic health record

Researchers looking at how hospital bond ratings fared after implementing a new EHR conclude that it’s tough to prove any relationship between EHR implementation and the macro financial picture provided by bond ratings, even though ratings announcements often reference either the cost or the financial benefit of a new EHR.

Cerner deal creeps closer

The VA could sign its Cerner mega-deal as early as this week, with both parties agreeing to 50 minor contract changes recommended in Mitre’s interoperability evaluation.

Your next activity tracker could be a pair of glasses

After a year of beta testing, vision care insurance company VSP will give Intel a run for its money with the launch of its Level activity-tracking smart specs.



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  1. 50 minor contract changes: I guess at least Cerner will be on the hook for developing its vaporware into software. The “pause” exercise has the net effect of ensuring that the VA will be Cerner’s/CommonWell’s interoperability guinea pigs.







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