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Epic's CEO is urging hosptal customers to oppose rules that would make it easier to share medical info

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Epic's CEO is urging hosptal customers to oppose rules that would make it easier to share medical info

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In this CNBC article, you'll learn about:
  • One of the largest medical record companies position on sharing medical information

" Epic Systems, one of the largest medical records companies, emailed the chief executives of some of the largest hospitals in the U.S. on Wednesday, urging them to oppose proposed regulation designed to make it easier to share medical information. "

  • The industry's sentiment on data sharing

" The largest technology companies, who could benefit from easier access to patient records so they could create products for the health industry, have largely stayed silent on the topic. Several of them, including Microsoft and Apple, have spoken out against practices in health care that make it challenging for providers to share medical records, and for patients to access their health data."

  • A leaked letter from Epic's CEO

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