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Category: ALLSCRIPTS

  • To improve EMR satisfaction, work on speed and reliability first

    Providers would be wise to improve their EMR system response time and reliability, as these two measures critically influence clinician satisfaction. These improvements are acutely needed amid healthcare’s workforce shortage — burnout and EMR dissatisfaction are key factors associated with clinicians’ likelihood to resign.

  • Analysis: US Ambulatory EHR Market Shake-Up at HIMSS 2022

    During, and in the run-up to, HIMSS earlier this month there were several announcements from US EHR vendors that will shake up the US EHR market, particularly in the ambulatory segment. These included:  – Allscripts’ announcement that it is to sell its Sunrise, Paragon, TouchWorks, Opal, dbMotion, STAR and HealthQuest business to Harris Computer Corp. […]

  • Study: Apps integrating with EHRs grew 20% during 2020

    Though the total number of unique apps that integrate with major EHRs, like Epic and Cerner, increased from 600 at the end of 2019 to 734 in December 2020, growth in the number of apps that support the FHIR data exchange standard was stagnant.

  • AccessDX Acquires 2bPrecise from Allscripts for Actionable Precision Medicine Insights

    What You Should Know: – AccessDX, a leading diagnostic laboratory, and diagnostic technology company has acquired 2bPrecise, a genomic and healthcare informatics innovator, from Allscripts Healthcare Solutions. This merger comes as advances in genetic research and medicine have driven skyrocketing demand for genetic testing, data, and insights by healthcare providers, laboratories, and consumers around the world. […]

  • Allscripts Launches ADP Empower to Amplify Diverse Voices in Health IT

    What You Should Know: – Allscripts announced its team that leads the Allscripts Developer Program (ADP) has launched ADP Empower, a new program designed to amplify diverse voices in the healthcare technology industry and offer valuable resources to underrepresented entrepreneurs to grow their businesses and accelerate innovation. – The Allscripts Developer Program aims to build […]

  • Does Telemedicine Impede or Help the Patient-Centered Medical Home?

    Traditional patient care patterns have been radically altered by the COVID-19 pandemic. And after more than a year of disruption, it’s doubtful that everyone will revert to those patterns after the pandemic. New habits have been formed, and consumers are more willing to pursue the path of least resistance in obtaining care, such as opting […]

  • Epic v Cerner v Meditech v Allscripts: Who is winning Canada’s EHR Battle?

    Meditech continues to hold the largest EMR market share in Canada, but it is losing customers — mostly to Epic, which has seen a rapid rise in popularity, a new KLAS report shows. The report delves into market share data and customer satisfaction insights to assess EMR vendors’ positions in the Canadian market.

  • Meaningful Use of Genomics Requires Informatics Beyond EMRs

    Assaf Halevy, Founder and CEO of 2bPrecise Electronic medical records (EMRs) are widely expected to serve as a cornerstone technology that drives the delivery of modern patient care.  But can the EMR alone support all the informatics capabilities required by an ever-evolving healthcare industry? The rapid growth of precision medicine, particularly the use of genetic […]

  • 2020’s Top 20 Digital Health M&A Deals Totaled $50B

    Teladoc Health and Livongo Merge The combination of Teladoc Health and Livongo creates a global leader in consumer-centered virtual care. The combined company is positioned to execute quantified opportunities to drive revenue synergies of $100 million by the end of the second year following the close, reaching $500 million on a run-rate basis by 2025. […]

  • Ensuring Telehealth Providers’ Virtual Care Dollars Make Sense

    Don Godbee Don Godbee, Mobile Solutions Architect at Stratix Don Godbee Telehealth and virtual care are not brand-new phenomena suddenly cobbled together as a rapid response to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the average US patient could be forgiven for thinking that it is. Indeed, virtual visits to care providers and remote patient […]

  • Healthcare M&A: DAS Health Acquires Randall Technology Services

    What You Should Know: – DAS Health Ventures acquires healthcare and managed IT company Randall Technology Services (RandallTech). – This acquisition adds Allscripts® PM and EHR solutions to the DAS portfolio of supported products, and DAS Health has now added additional staff in Texas that will create opportunities for greater regional support of its entire […]

  • KLAS: Epic, NextGen, Cerner Best at Making Outside Patient Data Usable

    What You Should Know: – New KLAS report finds acute and ambulatory care EMR vendors Cerner, Epic and NextGen are best at making outside patient data usable for clinicians (data from outside the clinician’s health system). – KLAS report examines adoption and usability among advanced users of the main acute and ambulatory care EMR vendors. […]

  • WellSky Acquires CarePort Health from Allscripts for $1.35B

    What You Should Know: – Health technology leader WellSky has agreed to acquire CarePort Health to power coordinated care transitions for acute and post-acute care patients for $1.35B. – By providing end-to-end visibility across the continuum, WellSky and CarePort can improve outcomes, lower costs, and increase patient satisfaction. WellSky, a global health, and community care […]

  • Apple Rolls Out Health Records on iPhone to the UK, Canada

    Today, Apple announced the Health Records feature within the Health app is now available for users in the UK and Canada to securely view and store their medical records right on their iPhone, with their privacy protected at all times. Oxford University Hospitals and Women’s College Hospital has been selected the first healthcare institutions in […]

  • Why International Expansion Must Remain a Priority for Cerner, Epic, Allscripts, MEDITECH

    What You Should Know: – How the top US acute EHR vendors, namely Cerner, Epic, Allscripts, and MEDITECH (+85% share of US acute market in terms of revenues), have progressed on international expansion. As highlighted below, there is a significant variance amongst the big four in terms of revenue and share of business outside the US. Cerner has by far the highest revenue at more […]

  • Report: Modern Revenue Integrity Solutions Driving Payment Performance

    What You Should Know: – New Chilmark Research report on revenue integrity in healthcare reveals a transitional market making strides to address the new burdens of modern care economics. – The ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency underscores the imperative need for automation and reduced administrative costs even clearer. Revenue cycle has and continues to be one of […]

  • Bridge Connector Lands $25.5M to Expand Healthcare Integration Platform

    What You Should Know: – Bridge Connector raises $25.5 million in Series B funding to advance interoperability layer for healthcare organizations as demand for integrated health data intensifies during COVID-19 pandemic. – The investment will support the growth of Destinations, the company’s new integration-platform-as-a-service (iPaaS) that connects health data systems using use-case-based interoperability blueprints to […]

  • Analysis: July Health IT M&A Activity; Public Company Performance

    – Healthcare Growth Partners’ (HGP) summary of Health IT/digital health mergers & acquisition (M&A) activity, and public company performance during the month of July 2020. While a pandemic ravages the country, technology valuations are soaring.  The Nasdaq hit an all-time high during the month of July, sailing through the 10,000 mark to post YTD gains […]

  • Open APIs in Healthcare: The Future of Data Integration Report

    What You Should Know: – The latest Chilmark Research report examines how data-oriented APIs are contributing to development and integration efforts across healthcare from the perspective of the developer. – Reeling from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and seeking more effective ways to implement new functionality, healthcare enterprises of all kinds are looking to […]

  • Allscripts, Microsoft Ink 5-Year Partnership to Support Cloud-based Sunrise EHR, Drive Co-Innovation

    What You Should Know: – Allscripts and Microsoft sign a five-year partnership extension to support Allscripts’ cloud-based Sunrise electronic health record and drive co-innovation. – The alliance will enable Allscripts to harness the power of Microsoft’s platform and tools, including Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Teams, and Power BI, creating a more seamless and highly productive user […]

  • Telemedicine & Telehealth Emerge as Medical Marketing Opportunities During COVID

    March 17, 2020, may well be remembered as the day the telemedicine revolution finally took off. Telemedicine and Telehealth‘s adoption, fast-tracked by Coronavirus/COVID, will create profound changes in how healthcare services are provided — while also spawning new healthcare marketing opportunities. Telemedicine & Telehealth: Innovation & Opportunities Earlier last month, in the interest of public safety, […]