HealthIT Answers June 27, 2022
Roberta Mullin

On the heels of Oracle’s  $28.4 billion acquisition of Cerner Corporation, the second largest EHR supplier in the US, board chair and CTO Larry Ellison announced his vision of a national health records database. During their recent virtual press conference, The Future of Healthcare, Ellison said, “We are building a system where all American citizens’ health records not only exist at the hospital level, but they also are in a unified national health records database.”

This was of course news that made us all take notice. But as the dust is settling what does the rest of the industry think about this? We reached out to see just what the buzz is.

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