ONC: eHealth Exchange now standing on its own; Accenture to build EHR system for Norway;

> Wolters Kluwer Health this week launched an online continuing education resource for healthcare professionals that will be employer-provided. Dubbed CEConnection, the platform offers peer-reviewed content from Lippincott Williams & Wilkins journals to support practitioners. Announcement

> The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT announced this week that the Nationwide Health Information Network Exchange--now to be called the eHealth Exchange--is standing on its own. According to Healthcare IT News, 28 partners share health information across the newly named entity, including the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the Social Security Administration and the Department of Veterans Affairs, as well as several hospital systems. Article

> Accenture has been tasked with the development and launch of Norway's electronic health record system, the Dublin, Ireland-based company reported today. The Norwegian Directorate of Health awarded Accenture a five-year contract to build a consolidated record system for the nation. Announcement

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