Allscripts is an American company providing physician practices, hospitals, and other healthcare providers with electronic health record and practice management technology, including electronic prescribing, care management and revenue cycle management software. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Chicago. It has additional key operations in Burlington, Vt., and Raleigh, N.C.
In 2010, Allscripts Healthcare Solutions merged with Eclipsys Corporation in a $1.3 billion deal. Allscripts technology is now used by 180,000 physician users, 1,500 hospitals and 10,000 post acute care organizations. The company employs 5,500 people.Websiteupdated February 15, 2012