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Quebec chooses American firm Epic to create new digital health system

In Canada, Quebec chooses Epic for its $2.2 billion USD digital health record project.

Truepill to slash share price by 90 percent

Truepill, a pharmacy fulfillment business that has expanded into diagnostic testing and telehealth, will seek additional funding at up to a 90% reduction in valuation as it struggles with executive departures and a federal investigation.

Ransomware gang claims it stole Social Security numbers, passport data in recent hospital attack

The Rhysida ransomware group claims it is behind the cyberattack on Prospect Medical Holdings earlier this month, having stolen legal and financial documents of 500,000 Prospect employees.

Veterans Affairs CIO ‘cautiously optimistic’ Oracle Cerner can turn around EHR modernization under new contract

VA CIO Kurt DelBene is “cautiously optimistic” about its Oracle Cerner implementation, as the VA has learned from its first five go-lives and has tightened service level agreements in a recent contract renegotiation with Oracle.

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  1. Upvote for Living Colour. And I had lost track of them too, after their initial breakout success. "Cult of Personality"…

  2. The part that Gurley totally missed, and I as many others lived thru it, was that in the early 2000's…

  3. Does use of the "cloud" infrastructure mean that Oracle's newly transformative platform will be vaporware like many of Cerner's previously…

  4. To Code Spewer (above): 100% agree re CASE tool hype/hope, and long known - sadly ignored by IT - reality…

  5. Four points - 1. Is an "Epic" possible in today's regulatory world? 2. How many EHRs were there in 2009?…

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