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  1. Morning Headlines 11/21/18
    Apple in Talks to Give Veterans Access to Electronic Medical Records Apple and the VA discuss developing software that would enable veterans to transfer medical records to their iPhones. Jump Technolo …
  2. News 11/21/18
    Top News The VA is talking with Apple about connecting IPhone-using veterans to their EHR information, The Wall Street Journal reports. The program was conceived by top VA officials who worked with Pr …
  3. Morning Headlines 11/20/18
    The health care venture from Amazon, Berkshire and JP Morgan just hired its first female exec, and she comes from a big insurance company The ABJ health initiative hires Dana Safran (BCBS of Massachus …
  4. Readers Write: Our Experience with Epic’s App Orchard
    Our Experience with Epic’s App OrchardBy Chinmay Singh Chinmay Singh, MBA, MSE is co-founder and CEO of SimplifiMed of San Francisco, CA. SimplifiMed went live last month on App Orchard after several …
  5. Curbside Consult with Dr. Jayne 11/19/18
      Thanksgiving is upon us, a quintessential US holiday. A friend sent me some seasonally appropriate ICD codes, including the W61.43 category “Pecked by Turkey” and W60 “Contact with Sharp Leaves.” Th …


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