A federal court jury in Wisconsin found in favor of Epic Systems on all seven counts of a civil suit that alleged Tata Consultancy Services Limited and Tata America International Corp. had breached a contract that provided Tata employees access to Epic's proprietary information.
Epic Systems Corp. may lose its part of a $642 million contract to provide its commercial computerized patient-scheduling system to the Veterans Health Administration if home-grown software that's 99% cheaper works.
Two of the 11 hospitals at the NYC Health & Hospitals system are running their new electronic health record systems after a pair of “go lives” Friday night and Saturday morning, an organization spokesman said.
Elmhurst Hospital Center and Queens Hospital Center, which are part of the NYC Health & Hospitals system, are installing a new Epic EHR system. It's part of a $764 million, six-year health IT upgrade at the system that has faced unique controversy and public scrutiny.
Two hospitals at the NYC Health & Hospitals system are expected to make the switch this weekend from their decades-old electronic health record systems to new ones. But the upgrade has faced controversy and public scrutiny.
An effort to develop technology to enroll a portion of the 1 million volunteers in the White House's Precision Medicine Initiative is placing a spotlight on one possible solution to interoperability and in the meantime creating unprecedented collaboration.
Obama administration officials kicked off HIMSS16 with a pledge from major industry players to promote patients' access to their own EHRs, eschew data-blocking and use federal standards to promote interoperability. But will it matter any more than previous promises?
Experimentation. Disruption. Innovation. The spirit of change was in the air at last week's Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society annual meeting in Las Vegas.
The emergency room's culture and frantic pace can amplify the risks of human error when an EHR is less than user-friendly.
The HCI Group, a Jacksonville, Fla.-based consultancy specializing in health information technology system installation and support, has acquired health IT training and systems-implementation company Expert Technical Advisors, Houston, the company has announced.
There were honors to share for the top three hospital EHR developers in the annual Best of KLAS awards this year, with Epic Systems Corp., Cerner Corp. and Meditech all taking home awards. But Epic garnered the most mentions.
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