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2-27-2013 4-31-08 PM

McKesson names the Bread of Healing Clinic (WI) the company’s first recipient of its Practice Choice EHR software as part of the McKesson Give Back initiative.

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iSALUS Healthcare launches a new version of its OfficeEMR which includes a patient timeline that converts discrete patient data into a visual format with drilldown functions.

More than three quarters of patients served by safety-net clinics express interest in electronically communicating with their providers, according to a UCSF study. Many community clinics, however, do not offer patient portals or secure messaging systems that support electronic communications with physicians.

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Cymetrix, an RCM and consulting  provider for physician offices, acquires the healthcare analytics firm CareClarity.

2-27-2013 4-48-06 PM

Practice Fusion buys 100Plus, a start-up firm co-founded by Practice Fusion CEO Ryan Howard that provides personalized health predictions based on data analytics.

2-27-2013 3-33-05 PM

A Nuance Communications’ survey finds that 80 percent of US doctors believe virtual assistants will change how they interact and use EHRs and will benefit patients by making them more engaged in their own healthcare. Providers also predict the use of virtual assistants will provide accurate and timely information to support care and will improve alerts on missing information in records.

Evolution Health will deploy Greenway Medical’s PrimeSUITE platform across is national network of house call providers.

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Only sixty percent of physicians say they are willing to participate in ACOs, with more primary care providers willing to participant than specialists. More providers are interested in being part of an Medicare ACO than ACOs led by other payers.

2-27-2013 4-04-01 PM

e-MD clients attending HIMSS can participate in a free User Group Meeting on Thursday March 7 at the Hilton New Orleans. The event is sponsored by Gateway EDI and NHXS.

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