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Judge dismisses final worker wage lawsuit against Epic Systems

A federal judge dismisses the last pending lawsuit brought by employees against Epic, finding that the 2016 suit of a group of quality assurance workers was too similar to that ruled on by the US Supreme Court last year.

Apple could combine its expertise in health and fintech to get into medical billing, experts say

Industry insiders speculate that Apple’s new credit card, combined with its Apple Pay service, could signal a pending foray into medical billing.

UA Physician and iTether Create App for Pregnant Women, New Moms, with Opioid Addiction

The University of Arizona College of Medicine is working with ITether Technologies to revamp its digital care management software for substance use disorder patients to better fit the needs of pregnant women and new moms.

Patient data exposed at 2 Toronto hospitals, privacy commissioner investigating

An anonymous computer programmer accidentally discovers the PHI of over 200 hospital patients in Toronto after intercepting unencrypted pager messages.

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