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In Miami, a federal judge denies attempts by Kipu Systems to withdraw complaints against addiction treatment EHR vendor ZenCharts, citing a disservice to the defendants and the fact that such an action would necessitate relitigating the case in state court. Kipu sued ZenCharts in late 2017 for $30 million for allegedly stealing the intellectual property behind its EHR for behavioral health providers.

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In an effort to assuage prospects and customers, ZenCharts has published a timeline comparing the release dates of each company’s product releases. Kipu has made all of the legal documents involved in the case accessible via its website.


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Acquisitions, Funding, Business, and Stock

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Mental healthcare coordination and technology company Quartet Health raises $60 million in a funding round led by managed care company Centene, bringing its total raised to $153 million.


People

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Michael Vasoncelles (Unum Therapeutics) joins Flatiron Health as CMO. He succeeds Amy Abernethy, MD who joined the FDA earlier this year as principal deputy commissioner.


Announcements and Implementations

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New Hope Treatment Centers (SC) selects EHR and RCM software from Core Solutions.

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First announced in April, CPSI subsidiary Get Real Health announces migration capabilities for Microsoft HealthVault users who want to transfer their health data to GRH’s Lydia PHR. Microsoft will shut HealthVault down in November.


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N.E.O. Urology in Youngstown, OH recovers from a ransomware attack last week that wound up costing the practice three days of downtime and between $90,000 and $150,000 in revenue. Reports differ as to whether or not the practice wound up paying the $75,000 bitcoin ransom, and whether or not the practice was alerted to the hack via fax.


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  • Nordic will exhibit at HIUG Interact 2019 through June 19 in Orlando.
  • EClinicalWorks will exhibit at the Northeast Regional Telehealth Conference June 17-18 in Portland, ME.
  • Intelligent Medical Objects will exhibit at the AMDIS Annual Physician-Computer Connection Symposium June 18-21 in Ojai, CA.

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