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  1. Weekender 7/19/19
      Weekly News Recap Ellkay acquires X-Link. John Muir Health outsources IT-related functions to Optum and transfers 540 employees to the company. A study finds that follow-up is often not performed fo …
  2. Morning Headlines 7/19/19
    Healthcare Interoperability Leader ELLKAY Acquires X-Link Interoperability solutions vendor Ellkay acquires the assets of Legal Easy, which includes the X-Link interfacing software that connects EHRs, …
  3. News 7/19/19
    Top News John Muir Health outsources its IT, RCM, analytics, purchasing, and claims processing operations to Optum and will  transfer 540 employees to the company. I’m wondering – have other health sy …
  4. EPtalk by Dr. Jayne 7/18/19
    I took a little break from work and writing this week due to an unexpected illness in the family. As much as hospitals focus on their subspecialty capabilities, imaging, and technology, the one thing …
  5. Morning Headlines 7/18/19
    Proficient Health Merges with Firm Specializing in Mobile Communication Apps Referral management software vendor Proficient Health merges with clinical communications company MD Interconnect. John Mui …


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