The HCI Group, a Jacksonville, Fla.-based consultancy specializing in health information technology system installation and support, has acquired health IT training and systems-implementation company Expert Technical Advisors, Houston, the company has announced.
Chicago-based health information technology developer Allscripts Healthcare Solutions has named Melinda Whittington, the former controller at food giant Kraft Heinz Co., its CFO.
Carequality, a public-private collaborative backed by large health systems, technology companies and industry groups, has published guidelines that aim to build a path toward greater data exchange in healthcare.
Citing the current bear market, Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong is postponing the initial public offering of NantHealth, his precision medicine startup, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Despite increases in revenues, Allscripts posted a third-quarter loss, the Chicago-based electronic health-record systems maker reported Thursday.
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.”
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.
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.
Dr. Donald Williamson will become the next president of the Alabama Hospital Association.
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.
Chicago-based Valence Health, a major provider of clinical-integration, population-health and value-based care services, has tapped R. Andrew Eckert as its next CEO.
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.