MyChart Doesn't Infringe McKesson Patent: Judge

Law360, New York (September 8, 2009, 5:57 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has ruled that Epic Systems Corp.'s MyChart software, which allows patients to access personal medical information over a computer network, doesn't infringe a McKesson Information Solutions LLC patent.

Judge Jack T. Camp of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia granted Epic summary judgment of noninfringement Sunday, finding that MyChart doesn't infringe the patent because the first step claimed by the patent — initiating contact with the network — is performed by the patient, not the health care provider using...
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