Health IT Business News Roundup for the Week of April 15th


The Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded contracts to six companies to deploy telehealth and workflow management systems: American Telecare, Authentidate Holding, Cardiocom, HealthHero Network, Visual Telecommunication Network/ViTelCare and Viterion TeleHealthcareOakwood Healthcare in Michigan has selected EHR and financial information systems from Epic SystemsHealthInfoNet — which operates a health information exchange and the Maine Regional Extension Center — has named e-MDs and Ingenix — which will change its name to OptumInsight in June — as preferred EHR vendors and endorsed Concordant‘s planning and implementation services.

Ponce School of Medicine Regional Extension Center in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands has selected ABEL Medical Software, Cure MD and McKesson as preferred EHR vendors…California’s El Centro Regional Medical Center has contracted cloud-based imaging technology from DR SystemsMontgomery AIDS Outreach in Alabama will implement EHR and practice management systems from SuccessEHS…the Hawaii Department of Public Safety will deploy an EHR system from eClinicalWorksMethodist Dallas Medical Center has picked disease registry software from RemedyMDSeymour Hospital in Texas has selected an EHR system from Prognosis Health Information Systems.