Allscripts trims losses in Q3

By Joseph Conn  |  November 05, 2015

Despite increases in revenues, Allscripts posted a third-quarter loss, the Chicago-based electronic health-record systems maker reported Thursday.

Top EHR vendors agree to interoperability metrics

Top EHR vendors agree to interoperability metrics

By Joseph Conn  |  October 19, 2015

As part of a healthcare information technology summit earlier this month, the top 12 vendors issued a consensus statement saying they've agreed to a set of “objective measures of interoperability and ongoing reporting.”

Tech firms refocus to address Stage 3 meaningful-use rules

By Beth Kutscher  |  October 10, 2015

A new group of innovators are entering the final phase of the federal electronic health-record program as its focus shifts away from implementation and toward quality outcomes and patient-centered data exchange.

Allscripts promotes CFO Rick Poulton to president

Allscripts promotes CFO Rick Poulton to president

By Aurora Aguilar  |  October 07, 2015

EHR developer Allscripts promoted Chief Financial Officer Rick Poulton to president, the Chicago-based company said. He assumes the new title from CEO Paul Black, whose contract the company extended through 2018.

Cerner bid for military EHR contract goes unchallenged

By Joseph Conn  |  August 14, 2015

Cerner Corp., the electronic health-record system developer that was part of a winning team bidding on the huge military health system EHR contract, can go to work without the uncertainty posed by a bid protest.

Allscripts' preliminary Q2 revenue exceeds expectations

By Michael Sandler  |  July 17, 2015

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, a Chicago-based electronic health-record vendor, expects record second-quarter bookings in a range of $255 million to $260 million. Bookings grew between 9% and 12% year over year and experienced an increase of 6% year-over-year growth.

Blog: Decision looms on mother lode of IT contracts

Blog: Decision looms on mother lode of IT contracts

By Joseph Conn  |  July 10, 2015

Does the $16.2 million contract for lab software awarded to Cerner Corp. by the U.S. Army mean Cerner has a leg up on the multibillion-dollar Defense Department's electronic health record contract, or does it mean the right hand doesn't know what the left hand is doing?

Blog: Cerner lands guppy, but big Defense IT fish is still out there

By Joseph Conn  |  July 08, 2015

Cerner Corp. announced Wednesday that the U.S. Army awarded it a $16.3 million contract for pathology department laboratory software. But Cerner and three others are vying for a much larger contract for an electronic health-record system across the Military Health System.

Allscripts buys 10% stake in NantHealth

Allscripts buys 10% stake in NantHealth

By Adam Rubenfire  |  July 01, 2015

Allscripts, a major EHR vendor, is furthering its relationship with Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong's NantHealth precision medicine startup, which plans to go public by year-end. The two companies hope to collaborate on a precision medicine platform for cancer care.

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