DoD EHR system gets new name; McKesson tapped to provide secure messaging to military health system;

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> MHS GENESIS is the new name given to the electronic health record system to be developed by Leidos and Cerner, according to The new system will launch at the end of this year. Article

> Health IT company McKesson has been awarded a $139 million contract by the Defense Department and Defense Health Agency to implement its RelayHealth secure messaging solution in the Military Health System. Announcement

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> Hospitals in Chicago will become the next in a major city to try and reduce their costs by providing apartments to homeless people who frequently use their emergency departments. Article

> Sutter Health, the large hospital chain in Northern California, is pushing for employer groups that contract for its services to agree to arbitration if there are legal disputes, or pay far more for services at its out-of-network facilities. Article

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> At the Doctors' Volunteer Clinic of St. George, Utah, the acts of kindness are large. The clinic's 15 volunteer physicians, along with a number of nurses, provide physical, dental and mental health services for uninsured patients who live 200 percent below the federal poverty guidelines. Article

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