HCI Group acquires training specialist Expert Technical Advisors

By Joseph Conn  |  February 03, 2016

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.

NantHealth holds off on IPO

By Modern Healthcare  |  November 28, 2015

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.

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.

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