Chicago-based Allscripts Healthcare Solutions has further solidified its position in the connected health platform space with its acquisition of HealthGrid — and an Allscripts executive says more M&A activity is ahead.
Healthcare providers need to engage patients between encounters, to meet the objectives of value-based care. But traditional in-person or telephonic methods cost both time and money. To offer support and outreach guidance that patients need to improve outcomes – without overextending already...
Prescription opioid misuse and overdoses are on the rise. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that more than 40 Americans die every day from prescription opioid overdose. It also estimates that the economic impact in the United States is $78.5 billion a year, including the...
Dr. Jennifer Bolduc attended medical school and completed her pediatric training at the University of Vermont. She practiced pediatrics for the U.S. Navy in Yokosuka, Japan, and Bremerton, Washington, prior to practicing and serving as CMIO at the Walla Walla Clinic. Dr. Bolduc joined Allscripts in...
EHR vendor Allscripts will integrate patient-engagement company HealthGrid's tools into its own patient-engagement platform.
The chief executive of EHR vendor Allscripts is excited about machine learning, precision medicine and population health.
Though ransomware continues to strike more often, health IT users can take steps to make sure they react well when it hits.
A Florida-based provider accused Allscripts of failing to take necessary precautions to prevent a ransomware attack that shut down its cloud-based EHR and forced clients to cancel business.
Allscripts will gain new business from its acquisition of Practice Fusion, which makes a cloud-based EHR used primarily by small, independent physician practices.
After losing $70 million in the second quarter of 2017, NantHealth is now laying off about a third of its employees.
As part of the all-cash, $185 million deal, Allscripts will bring in McKesson's Sunrise EHR, which is directed at small hospitals.
Editor Merrill Goozner recently spoke with Allscripts Healthcare Solutions CEO Paul Black, 59, about his strategy for Allscripts and the future direction of the EHR business. The following is an edited transcript.