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Warnings of $100M Overpayment Prompt Recommendation to Void Contract

The State of Illinois Procurement Board finds evidence of a conflict of interest in the $62 million University of Illinois Hospitals EHR implementation contract awarded to Epic, prompting the board to refer the matter to the state’s ethics commission for a public hearing.

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on new efforts to enhance and modernize the FDA’s approach to medical device safety and innovation

The FDA includes cybersecurity as part of its new Medical Device Safety Action Plan, emphasizing the need to shore up device vulnerabilities that could compromise patient safety.

Kyruus Raises $10 Million to Fuel Continued Growth

Provider data management and scheduling software vendor Kyruus raises $10 million, bringing its total funding to $72 million.

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