Mergers & Acquisitions

Elsevier acquires Via Oncology
By Mike Miliard 01:36 pm January 18, 2018
The company's evidence-based treatment pathways for cancer centers, developed over years at UPMC, will be added to Elsevier's analytics portfolio.
Change Healthcare buys National Decision Support Company
By Tom Sullivan 10:23 am January 18, 2018
The vendor will add cloud computing services for evidence-based medicine to its portfolio.
Microsoft buys Avere Systems
By Tom Sullivan 05:22 pm January 16, 2018
Software giant will add file-based storage capabilities for Windows and Linux to its Azure cloud.
telehealth vendors

Several telehealth vendors are expanding their services in 2018. Credit: InTouch Health

By Bill Siwicki 03:06 pm January 09, 2018
WeCounsel to rebrand as a multispecialty, InTouch Health patients can initiate consults from home and Teladoc releases a new single, patient-centered point of access app.
Allscripts buys Practice Fusion
By Mike Miliard 11:03 am January 08, 2018
After expanding its hospital footprint with the McKesson acquisition this past summer, Allscripts now broadens its ambulatory presence by scooping up the cloud-based EHR vendor.
telehealth
By Bill Siwicki 03:19 pm January 04, 2018
InTouch Health will incorporate TruClinic's software so patients can initiate and consult with their health system physician from their home.
Hackensack Meridian JFK Health merger
By Beth Jones Sanborn 01:56 pm January 04, 2018
Both New Jersey health systems are winners of Healthcare IT News' 2017 Best Hospital IT Departments.
Epic EHR stories of 2017
By Bernie Monegain 01:13 pm December 26, 2017
The biggest electronic health record company made plenty of big news this past year, beginning with the scoop that it would develop new technology aimed at smaller hospitals.
Philips acquires VitalHealth
By Mike Miliard 03:01 pm December 11, 2017
Co-founded by the Mayo Clinic, the company develops tools outcome measurement, patient engagement, care coordination and analytics.
cvs aetna merger with Epic analytics
By Mike Miliard 01:04 pm December 11, 2017
The deal holds big promise for analytics, interoperability and pop health, while other organizations are already contemplating ways to make use of retail health data.

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