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GAO rules Booz Allen has no conflict in $860M VA award

The Government Accountability Office rejects bid protests involving the VA’s selection of Booz Allen to continue managing its Oracle Cerner implementation for another five years.

Definitive Healthcare lays off 6% of staff despite revenue growth

Healthcare market intelligence company Definitive Healthcare, which went public in 2021, will lay off 55 employees as it struggles to balance hiring and expenses with revenue.

Owensboro Health and Optum Launch Comprehensive Partnership to Enhance Patient Care and Experience in Western Kentucky and Southern Indiana

Owensboro Health (KY) outsources revenue cycle management and IT to Optum, which will take on 575 health system employees.

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  1. Part of my attitude relates to an experience I had. And this was within a single HIS. I wanted to…

  2. For what it's worth, the VA currently releases C-CDA (or HITSP C-32...my memory fails me) via eHealth Exchange and has…

  3. Unfortunately, I can't disagree with anything you wrote. It is important that they get this right for so many reasons,…

  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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