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CARROLLTON, Ga.-- Greenway Medical Technologies and Epic Systems have achieved interoperability between their solutions to improve care coordination for the thousands of patients two of their customers in Lancaster, PA treat in common. The electronic health record (EHR) systems of both companies are exchanging industry-standard Continuity of Care Documents (CCDs) between a large OB/GYN practice and the local hospital-based health system, securely sharing vital information to better coordinate care in their community of health.

Nashville, TN and Boca Raton, FL, July 09, 2013 -- Shareable Ink®, an enterprise cloud computing company that transforms point-of-care clinical documentation to structured data and analytics, and Resolute Anesthesia and Pain Solutions, LLC (“Resolute”), a leading provider group of anesthesia services in the states of Florida, Illinois and Missouri, today announced the nationwide expansion of Shareable Ink’s Anesthesia Cloud for iPad. Resolute’s initial deployment of Shareable Ink’s innovative iPad solution at its Boca Raton Outpatient Surgery and Laser Center demonstrated reduction in unnecessary staff time, improved capture of new quality reporting metrics required by CMS, and better physician and patient satisfaction. As a result, Resolute will standardize use on Shareable Ink’s iPad solution at all facilities.

HONG KONG, July 8, 2013 -- The world's leading healthcare speakers and industry experts from across the globe are due to converge at a major Health IT conference - the HIMSS AsiaPac13 Greater China eHealth Forum( ) - in Hong Kong this summer to discuss strategies, challenges and outcome of Information Technology adoption in the healthcare industry. Delegates attending the event will experience emerging technologies and engage in discussions on enhancing patient care and safety using IT. The conference will take place from 1 August to 2 August 2013 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) with a pre-conference symposia consisting of Nursing Informatics and Clinician IT Leadership at the Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital on 31 July 2013. The conference is organised by HIMSS Asia Pacific, a not-for-profit organisation that brings together healthcare providers, government bodies, healthcare professional organisations and solution providers for the betterment of healthcare.

Springfield, MO, July 03, 2013-- TrustHCS announced the launch of a new coder academy designed to prepare coding professionals of various levels and new, novice entrants to the field. The TrustHCS Academy brings the strength of three companies together to meet the nationwide increase in coding demand associated with ICD-10. TrustHCS coding educators prepare new students and seasoned coding professionals to enter the field and by increasing their knowledge and related ICD-10 skills. Career Step delivers proven, on-line curriculum, and HIM Connections places trained and certified students—a critical component of the program’s launch. The announcement was made by Torrey Barnhouse, President, TrustHCS.

NEW YORK & BLOOMFIELD, Conn.-- Cigna (NYSE: CI) and NYUPN Clinically Integrated Network, LLC, an organization comprising all clinical faculty affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center and the University Physicians Network (UPN), have launched a collaborative accountable care initiative to improve patient access to health care and enhance care coordination. The program is effective July 1, 2013.

SYDNEY-- The majority of Australian doctors (77 per cent) say sharing health records electronically had a positive impact on reducing medical errors in 2012, according to a survey by Accenture (NYSE:ACN). The survey of 3,700 doctors in eight countries – Australia, Canada, England, France, Germany, Singapore, Spain and the United States – also found that 83 per cent of Australian doctors are actively using electronic medical records (EMR) and roughly 70 per cent reported improved quality of diagnostic and treatment decisions as a result of their use of shared electronic health records.

MADISON, N.J., June 26, 2013 -- Quest Diagnostics (NYSE:DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, today announced an agreement with AT&T* to provide the Quest Diagnostics Care360® Solution Suite, including the Care360 electronic health record (EHR) and eprescribing and laboratory order/results services, through AT&T Healthcare Community Online.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) ranks number one in overall performance among U.S. health insurers based on a review of 2012 claims-payment data conducted by athenahealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATHN), a leading provider of cloud-based practice-management, Electronic Health Record and care-coordination services to medical groups.

SANTA MONICA, Calif.-- Orion Health, the leader in eHealth technology, and the North Dakota Health Information Network (NDHIN) today announced that NDHIN has selected Orion Health HIE to power North Dakota’s statewide health information exchange (HIE). NDHIN providers will utilize Orion Health HIE to enhance a number of healthcare programs aimed at improving care transitions, streamlining physician-to-physician referrals and expanding existing immunization registry data, among others. Orion Health HIE will provide the technology backbone supporting NDHIN programs that advance the network’s core vision: Quality healthcare for all North Dakotans – anywhere, anytime.

BOSTON, June 24, 2013 -- Today at the Drug Information Association's 2013 Annual Meeting, Deloitte and Intermountain Healthcare announce the launch of OutcomesMiner, an analytics tool designed to give researchers, pharmaceutical and medical device companies the data-driven insight needed to conduct comparative effectiveness research and bring new therapies to market more rapidly.

HELSINGBORG, Sweden --Regulatory News: DISC Corporation has over 55 years of experience as a service provider to the healthcare sector, specializing in the digitization of patient records for ambulatory care providers into their respective Electronic Health Records (EHR) systems. To deliver the BetterChart solution, the organization automates the end-to-end process of the document type classification and data capture of its clients’ patient records, affording its clients invaluable time and the necessary tools to continue to grow comfortably. But to meet existing service level agreements with its clients, DISC initially hand-keyed this information to ensure document type and patient record information were captured and processed in a timely fashion.

DALLAS, June 20, 2013 -- The Report "North American Healthcare IT Market, By Application [Provider IT (EMR, PACS, CPOE, CDSS, RCM, Claims Management, Payroll), Payer IT (CRM, Fraud Detection)], Delivery Mode (On-Premises, Web-Based Services & Cloud Computing) & Component - Forecasts to 2017", analyzes and studies the major market drivers, restraints, and opportunities in U.S. and Canada.

MIAMI -- CareCloud, the fastest-growing provider of cloud-based practice management, electronic health records (EHR), and medical billing software and services, today announced it has secured $20 million in Series B financing. The funds will fuel the Company’s continued aggressive growth across all business functions, with a focus on product development while also bolstering sales and marketing capabilities. The funding round was led by Tenaya Capital and included existing investors Intel Capital and Norwest Venture Partners. This round brings CareCloud’s total funding to $44 million. Stewart Gollmer, Tenaya Capital’s Managing Partner, will join CareCloud’s Board of Directors.

WESTBOROUGH, Mass.--eClinicalWorks®, a leader in ambulatory healthcare IT solutions, today released findings from a recent survey examining the motivators and challenges for organizations interested in participating in Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMHs) and other risk-based or shared savings programs. The research also looked into tools that would help these organizations meet their goals. More than half (53%) of respondents currently participate in one of the referenced programs. Among those who do not, approximately one-third (34%) anticipate their organization becoming part of an ACO, PCMH or shared-savings plan in the next three years.

(Skokie, Ill. – June 12, 2013) Sg2, the leader in health care strategic analytics and intelligence, announced today a new breed of ambulatory market data tools designed to provide a complete and comprehensive view of ambulatory health care service volumes and share in the private payer market.

Jersey City, NJ, June 11, 2013 -- ITelagen, Inc., a leading provider of healthcare IT support and system administration, today announced a partnership with Horizon Keystone Financial (Horizon). Horizon is headquartered in Mt. Laurel, NJ and since 1994, has successfully partnered with manufacturers and their dealers to offer affordable financial solutions to a nationwide customer base.

DAYTON, Ohio-- Standard Register (NYSE: SR) announced that it will establish a Healthcare Software and Services Center of Excellence in Atlanta, leveraging its market position to become a leading provider of communication solutions to the healthcare industry. To extend Standard Register Healthcare’s portfolio with innovative technology-enabled solutions that focus on workflow management and effective delivery of content to improve patient care, additional software developers and other healthcare technology specialists will be recruited.

June 11, 2013 — Chalfont St. Giles, U.K. — GE Healthcare announced today its plans to invest $2 billion over the next five years to accelerate the development of innovative software for healthcare systems and applications. GE Healthcare has a long history in software with its Healthcare IT business; and this investment is designed to advance current and future offerings in order to address new and pressing operational and productivity challenges faced by healthcare organizations around the world. GE Healthcare will work closely with the GE Software Center of Excellence in San Ramon, California - as well as at various research and development hubs around the world - to develop new software solutions.

NEW YORK-- eHealth Technologies, a leader in streamlining transitions of care including, securely delivering electronic diagnostic images to the users of health information exchange (HIE), and HealtheConnections, the Regional Health Information Organization (RHIO) of Central New York, have gone live with eHealth Connect® Image Exchange integrated with their new, Mirth HIE platform. HealtheConnections has been a customer of eHealth Connect® Image Exchange since 2010 and this service was deemed as an essential capability to retain, with their new HIE platform.

MELBOURNE, Fla. & WASHINGTON -- Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and international technology company, has been selected to help improve the Veterans Benefits Administration’s (VBA) Enterprise Data Warehouse, the primary source for veterans’ benefits data and information.