Rural Montana Hospital Sues Nextgen Over Slow EMR Implementation Pace, Lack Of Compliance With Federal Meaningful Use Functions
On December 18, 2013, Mountainview Medical Center in White Sulphur Springs, Montana sued NextGen Healthcare Information Systems because NextGen failed to install a certified electronic health record (EHR) system on time and because the system did not comply with federal Meaningful Use standards for 2014. The hospital filed its lawsuit in federal district court in Montana; a pre-trial conference is scheduled for March 17, 2014.
Mountainview Medical Center is an eight-bed critical access hospital in a rural . . .