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Leading Healthcare Companies Announce COVID-19 Research Database

Several healthcare companies create COVID-19 Research Database, a secure repository of de-identified, patient-level, longitudinal datasets from claims and EHRs.

Statements from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on Interoperability Flexibilities amid the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

CMS says it will extend deadlines for compliance with final interoperability rules so that healthcare stakeholders can focus on COVID-19-related operations.

Microsoft hires a former GE exec to work with health companies in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic

Microsoft hires former GE Healthcare head of imaging Tom McGuinness as its VP of global healthcare.

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