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Watchdog reveals flaw in Cerner computer system caused nearly 150 cases of harm at Spokane VA hospital

The VA’s OIG finds that at least 148 veterans in Inland Northwest were harmed by a Cerner software flaw that the company was aware of, but failed to disclose to the VA.

Talkspace Reportedly Rejected Merger Offer from Amwell

Virtual mental health provider Talkspace reportedly rejects the acquisition overtures of Amwell.

VA to delay electronic medical records deployment to additional sites until 2023

As Congressional concerns over previous implementations mount, the VA decides to delay further Cerner rollouts until 2023 to ensure “adequate reliability.”

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  4. Going out on a limb here. Wouldn't Oracle's (apparent) interoperability strategy, have a better chance of success, than the VA's?…

  5. Dr Jayne is noticing one of the more egregious but trivial instance of bad behavior by allegedly non-profit organizations. I…

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