McKesson Sues Over Healthcare Software Patent

Law360, New York (December 11, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- Health care software maker McKesson Information Solutions LLC has taken a swipe at a Wisconsin-based rival in a patent infringement suit over its provider-patient interface patent.

McKesson filed the suit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia on Dec. 6, alleging that Epic Systems Corp. violated its patent by making and selling Epic’s MyChart health care information software products.

“Epic has, without authority, used and otherwise practiced methods that directly infringe the claims of McKesson’s patent,” the complaint stated.

The Alpharetta, Ga.-based...
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