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CorroHealth emerges as a leader in healthcare reimbursement solutions, following merger of four industry players

Four health IT companies are acquired by private equity firm The Carlyle Group and will operate under the single brand of CorroHealth – TrustHCS (coding services), Visionary RCM (coding services), T-System (emergency documentation technology), and RevCycle+ (coding solutions).

VA on the fence about homegrown patient portal

The VA tells a House subcommittee that it is considering retiring the My HealtheVet portal in favor of Cerner’s MyVAHealth, but that move would cost $60 to $300 million since it isn’t included in its Cerner contract.

HHS Renews $10.2 Million Contract For Controversial COVID-19 Data Tracking Company

HHS issues a second $10 million contract to TeleTracking Technologies for its HHS Protect COVID-19 hospital data collection system, even as Congressional committees are investigating the circumstances under which the company was awarded the no-bid first contract.

Clinical Trials Hit by Ransomware Attack on Health Tech Firm

Clinical trials software vendor EResearch Technology is hit by a ransomware attack, forcing contract research organizations – some of which are managing COVID-19 vaccine trials – to revert to paper.



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Currently there are "2 comments" on this Article:

  1. VA thinking about using their own portal instead of Cerner’s: what are they smoking? If you’re going to spend billions on an integrated system, how could you not just get the portal, which is part of the native platform? Otherwise, how much are they going to spend on interfaces to get the two connected?

    • Yeah, I was a bit shocked by this. I’m not even sure if we (Epic) would allow a customer to buy outpatient clinicals without MyChart; could be wrong though since there’s always an exception.







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