Healthcare IT News spoke to leaders at Verona-based Epic Systems, including founder and CEO Judy Faulkner, about the ability of hospitals and clinics that use Epic’s patient records software to exchange data with other organizations. Faulkner told the blog that Epic clients can customize their record-keeping systems based on organizational wants and needs. However, this flexibility can create hurdles when it comes to sharing information with other healthcare providers.

—Staying in healthcare IT, Madison-based Redox struck an agreement with Kinvey aimed at simplifying the process of turning a concept for a mobile health application into a viable product. Redox’s digital tools help software developers get data in and out of healthcare organizations’ records systems. Kinvey, based in Boston, specializes in providing backend services, a category that includes things like user authentication, libraries, and analytics. Read the full story here.