Paperless hospital opens in Scotland; Florida puts Medicaid records online;

> A new, nearly paperless hospital has opened in Scotland, with an Orion Health EMR at the core of the effort. Article

> Florida is putting claims-derived Medicaid patient data online for physician access. Article

> EDIMS, a vendor of information systems for emergency departments, says that 22 of its clients in New York and New Jersey are using the company's software to send daily H1N1 updates to state health officials. Press release

> Leveraging its RelayHealth connectivity platform, McKesson has introduced Horizon Connect, a product to enable health information exchange. Press release

> A former employee of a primary care trust in Hull, England, gained unauthorized access to more than 350 patient records at 20 practices. Article

> Inpatient EMR vendor CliniComp has contracted with IT consulting firm Multi-Services Group International to expand training at four Army medical sites. Press release

> In Canada, the province of Ontario is spending more than $200 million to help physicians adopt EMRs. Article

And Finally... Fictional EMR vendor Extormity has grand HIE plans. Blog

Suggested Articles

Roche, which already owned a 12.6% stake in Flatiron Health, has agreed to buy the health IT company for $1.9 billion.

Allscripts managed to acquire two EHR platforms for just $50 million by selling off a portion of McKesson's portfolio for as much as $235 million.

Artificial intelligence could help physicians predict a patient's risk of developing a deadly infection.