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After court loss, Partners may have to divest facilities to win merger approval

By Lisa Schencker  |  January 30, 2015

Partners Healthcare soon might find itself back in court after a Massachusetts judge rejected an agreement that would have allowed the Boston-based system to acquire three hospitals. But Partners may not have better luck the second time around unless it tries a completely different approach.

Partners HealthCare expansion blocked in court

By Beth Kutscher  |  January 29, 2015

A Massachusetts judge rejected an agreement that would have allowed Partners HealthCare to acquire three hospitals, saying the expansion would allow the Boston-based system, already the largest in the state, "to exact higher prices from insurers for the services its providers render.”

Moody's downgrades Partners HealthCare bonds

By Rachel Landen  |  January 13, 2015

Partners HealthCare System in Boston saw its ratings downgraded last week by Moody's Investors Service when the agency rated new bond issues expected next week.

IBM, Epic unveil advisory group as they vie for big military EHR contract

By Darius Tahir  |  January 07, 2015

IBM Corp. and Epic Systems Corp., likely hoping to show why their joint bid should win the Defense Department's $11 billion, 10-year EHR contract, Wednesday unveiled a 17-person group they've assembled to help advise the department and guide it through implementation if they win the work.

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