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Epic wins $940 million for infringement of intellectual property rights

Epic wins $940 million for infringement of intellectual property rights

By Joseph Conn  |  April 18, 2016

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.

New York's Epic EHR 'go-lives' please officials, staff

By Joseph Conn  |  April 04, 2016

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.

NYC hospitals set to launch EHR system amid controversy

By Joseph Conn  |  April 02, 2016

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.

An EHR debut under klieg lights

An EHR debut under klieg lights

By Joseph Conn  |  March 31, 2016

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.

HIMSS' interoperability: another year, another promise

HIMSS' interoperability: another year, another promise

By Joseph Conn  |  March 05, 2016

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?

Searching for green shoots at HIMSS conference

Searching for green shoots at HIMSS conference

By Merrill Goozner  |  March 05, 2016

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.

HCI Group acquires training specialist Expert Technical Advisors

By Joseph Conn  |  February 03, 2016

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.

Epic leads in KLAS awards

By Joseph Conn  |  January 29, 2016

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.

Top 10 Modern Healthcare stories for 2015

Top 10 Modern Healthcare stories for 2015

By Modern Healthcare  |  December 30, 2015

Everything was big in 2015. Mega-mergers, historic contracts and record losses dominated the attention of Modern Healthcare readers. Here is a list of 2015's top 10 stories by page views.

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