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Allscripts Acquires NantHealth Patient Engagement Assets

August 14, 2017 - Allscripts recently acquired NantHealth’s patient engagement assets following the release of the latter's second quarter financial results showing $70 million in losses. In addition to signing the agreement with Allscripts to sell its patient engagement assets, NantHealth also terminated 300 employees. NantHealth CEO and Chairman Soon-Shiong, MD, stated the deal with Allscripts and...


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Meritus Epic EHR Selection Came Down to Satisfaction

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Finding success during an EHR selection process depends on how well hospital leadership understands the priorities of its clinical and non-clinical staff. Executives at Meritus Health in northwestern Maryland spent nearly two years evaluating...

Allscripts Acquisition Signals Inpatient Health IT Challenges

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The sale of McKesson’s hospital and health system health IT business to Allscripts confirms that the inpatient health IT market offers few opportunities for technology developers to make headway. In a deal valued at $185 million, Allscripts...

How to Select the Right EHR Replacement Vendor, System

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With EHR adoption nearly ubiquitous across inpatient and outpatient hospital settings, many healthcare organizations are now in the position of considering EHR replacement. The decision to replace an existing EHR system is a serious one based...

Meritus Health Launches $100M Epic EHR Implementation Project

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Meritus Health in Maryland recently signed a $100 million deal for an integrated Epic EHR implementation, in a process set to take place over a five-year span. The integrated EHR system will streamline patient care delivery for providers and...

eClinicalWorks Lawsuit Leads to EHR Replacement for Few Users

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A new KLAS report surveying customer reactions to the eClinicalWorks $155 million settlement with the Department of Justice (DOJ) found that only 4 percent of customers plan to find a replacement EHR as a result of the settlement. While 66 percent...

New York Hospital Receives $5.7M for Epic EHR Replacement

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A hospital within the UR Medicine health system in New York recently received $5.7 million in funding for its Epic EHR replacement. Jones Memorial Hospital (JMH) is one of three hospitals affiliated with UR Medicine, and received the $5.7 million...

eClinicalWorks Settlement Leads to Distrust of EHR Vendors

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A recent study investigating provider opinions regarding the eClinicalWorks $155-million settlement found over one third of surveyed providers are more suspicious of all EHR vendors as a result of the lawsuit. The eClinicalWorks settlement followed...

Epic Keeps VA Scheduling Contract Despite Cerner Decision

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Epic Systems will maintain its contract with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) valued at more than $600 million despite the federal agency selecting Cerner to provide its replacement EHR technology. Epic won the contract to develop VA’s...

eClinicalWorks Settlement Likely to Unsettle Provider Partners

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The recent $155-million settlement between the federal government and eClinicalWorks sent reverberations throughout the healthcare industry and raised concerns about the capabilities of even certified EHR technology. If one of the more popular...

Main Characteristics of Successful EHR Vendors, Technologies

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EHR vendors are experiencing an upsurge in client acquisitions as EHR adoption and implementation continue throughout the healthcare industry, most notably in the form of EHR replacement. While hundreds of technology vendors and solutions remain...

VA Confirms Decision for Commercial EHR Replacement of VistA

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The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is following in the footsteps of the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Military Health System (MHS) in adopting a commercial EHR technology that is nearly identical to the latter's Cerner platform....

eClinicalWorks to Pay $155M for EHR Certification Allegations

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eClinicalWorks has agreed to pay $155 million to resolve allegations that the EHR company misled consumers about the certification of its EHR technology and paid some customers kickbacks in return for positive promotion of its product, the Department...

2017 KLAS Report Names Epic, InterSystems Worldwide Frontrunners

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EHR purchasing spiked worldwide with Epic Systems and InterSystems snagging more clients than their competitors in 2016, according to the most recent KLAS global EHR market share report. Research shows the factors fueling most global EHR purchasing...

Inpatient, Outpatient EHR Are Top Provider Buying Priorities

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A recent survey of healthcare executives shows that inpatient and outpatient EHR technology are top of mind for provider buying priorities for health IT purchases, trailing only telemedicine. A third of 248 respondents to a Research Data survey...

Epic Trails Cerner, McKesson in Recent EHR Market Share Report

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A recent Kalorama Information Report names Cerner Corporation, McKesson, and Epic Systemsas the top three EHR vendors dominating the market in 2017. While these EHR vendors hold a majority of the market share, researchers stated small competitors...

US Coast Guard Searching for Commercial EHR to Replace Epic

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The US Coast Guard recently issued a Request for Information (RFI) regarding which potential commercial EHR would best suit the needs of the federal agency. While the Coast Guard is interested in gathering information, the federal agency clarified...

Cerner Most Likely Vendor to Replace Homegrown VA EHR System

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Cerner EHR is rumored to be the most likely candidate to replace the outdated homegrown VA EHR system presently serving the 1,200 healthcare sites of the Veterans Health Administration, according to a new Black Book report. After an expensive...

Top 10 Ambulatory EHR Vendors by Physician Practice EHR Implementations

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While the market for inpatient EHR/EMR systems is mostly dominated by a select group of well-known EHR companies such as Epic Systems and Cerner, the wide range of specialties and practice sizes comprising ambulatory care has allowed for more...

Top Inpatient EHR Companies by Hospitals

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The EHR selection and implementation decisions of health systems and hospitals have a downstream effect on the EHR ecosystem in their surrounding areas. While the EHR Incentive Programs contributed to a significant increase in the number of EHR...

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