Mergers & Acquisitions

Allscripts CEO Paul Black
By Mike Miliard 11:26 am December 07, 2017
After just hitting an interoperability milestone, and fresh off the acquisition of former rival McKesson’s health IT business, its chief executive says the vendor plans to capitalize on its larger size and scale.
Epic chief Judy Faulkner
By Bernie Monegain 01:08 pm December 01, 2017
Epic chief Judy Faulkner ended the meeting with GE execs after 5 minutes with a firm “no,” and kept the electronic health record software vendor private to this day.
By Tom Sullivan 12:15 pm November 20, 2017
Change will now offer customers a hosted service that combines multiple credentialing documents into a single instance.
Allscripts EHRs
By Mike Miliard 03:14 pm November 02, 2017
After acquiring McKesson’s EHR business, Allscripts pledges to invest in integration, innovation and interoperability for better population health management.
Medsphere Systems, Stockell Healthcare merge
By Bill Siwicki 03:40 pm October 18, 2017
The combination of Medsphere’s EHR and Stockell’s revenue cycle management in the cloud will be offered through a subscription service payment model.
virtual care technologies
By Bernie Monegain 02:46 pm October 10, 2017
Avizia, which is backed by NewYork-Presbyterian, Northwell Health and HealthQuest, said incorporating both companies’ technology will enable it to offer a customizable telehealth platform.
EHRs
By Mike Miliard 02:47 pm September 20, 2017
Having long been disappointed in the level of attention paid to that EHR, small hospital clients are hopeful Allscripts will make the investments necessary to improve it.
Revenue cycle companies ZirMed, Navicure to merge
By Jeff Lagasse 11:00 am September 14, 2017
New company name and leadership structure not decided yet, but companies say deal gives new entity broader penetration.
Allscripts McKesson data sharing
By Mike Miliard 03:48 pm September 06, 2017
As it works to shore up its client base, Allscripts will have to differentiate itself from Epic and Cerner by showing lower total cost of ownership and a commitment open data sharing.
Carolinas HealthCare, UNC Health Care merge

From left, William Roper, MD, with Gene Woods. Photo courtesy of UNH Health Care

By Bernie Monegain 03:23 pm August 31, 2017
Health systems say they are entering negotiations to combine clinical, medical education and research units.

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