Patients say they were charged thousands for medical records

By Michael Sandler  |  September 30, 2015

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and George Washington University Hospital are being sued by patients who said they were charged thousands of dollars to obtain medical records. A lawsuit claims the hospitals violated District of Columbia consumer protection laws.

CHIME Time: EHR strategies in an M&A environment

CHIME Time: EHR strategies in an M&A environment

By Robert Slepin  |  January 23, 2015

Merger-and-acquisition deals among healthcare providers continue unabated. Assuming bigger means better, health systems are merging, acquiring or affiliating with other hospitals and medical groups, forming larger integrated delivery networks. To maximize value and minimize risk from these...

Obama uses popular TV, radio to pitch to Generation X

By Adam Rubenfire and Rachel Landen  |  December 15, 2014

President Barack Obama pitched in interviews with three seemingly unusual outlets on Friday—a hip hop radio station in Raleigh, N.C., a sports radio show and a morning talk show led by "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest. But it's not the first time the president has used...

Two N.Y. HIEs merge as state works toward statewide exchange

By Darius Tahir  |  November 17, 2014

HealthlinkNY, a new health information exchange, was announced Monday as the result of two existing New York regional exchanges merging. The union comes as New York attempts to create a statewide health information network, claiming to be the first state in the country to do so.

Oregon cuts ties with Oracle's health exchange

By Associated Press  |  October 23, 2014

Oregon is cutting its last ties with a botched health insurance exchange portal built by Oracle Corp. as the state and the high-tech company pursue lawsuits against each other.

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