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.
Developers of three of the top 10 mobile apps are best known for selling mainline electronic health-record systems to physicians and hospitals, suggesting that mobile app development is fast becoming a survival skill in today's health IT market.
A North Carolina judge has confirmed an arbitration award of more than $9.7 million to Etransmedia Technology, a health IT services provider and a former value-added reseller of Allscripts Healthcare Solutions' MyWay health IT systems. The decision caps a 19-month legal battle.
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions spent yet another three months in the red, with the Chicago-based company reporting a net loss of $25.8 million for the third quarter of its fiscal 2014, despite rising revenue and declining operating expenses.
Most healthcare providers feel pretty good about the progress they've made on the path toward interoperability of their healthcare information technology, even though the majority of them know they still have a long way to go to achieve full information exchange.
Former Allscripts CEO Glen Tullman may have moved in a new business direction in his current role as executive chairman of Argo Tea, a chain of upscale tea shops launched in Chicago.
Electronic health-record systems developers and information technology systems integrators not already in the hunt for what could be an $11 billion contract have only a week to put their bids together. At stake is a 10-year contract to provide a replacement EHR for the Defense Department's Military...
Epic Systems Corp., the large electronic health-record system vendor, said Wednesday that it held a conference call with its clients so they could share best practices concerning the Ebola virus.
Chicago-based electronic health-record system developer Allscripts and Jacksonville, Fla.-based Citra Health, a provider of consulting services and technologies for provider and payer organizations, have entered into a cross-marketing agreement, the companies announced Tuesday.
PricewaterhouseCoopers is the latest company to announce its intent to compete for a highly coveted contract to replace the Defense Department's electronic health-record system.
As the island that once was behavioral health is drawn closer to the mainland of the U.S. healthcare system, thanks to healthcare payment reform, health information technology companies that serve both types of providers are also coming together in a variety of ways.
Apple has been discussing how its HealthKit service will work with health providers at Mount Sinai, the Cleveland Clinic and Johns Hopkins as well as with Allscripts, a competitor to electronic health-record provider Epic Systems Corp., people familiar with the discussions said.