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Reports: CVS Health Makes Bid to Purchase Aetna for $66B

October 26, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
news
CVS Health is reportedly in talks to purchase Aetna, a deal that would be the largest ever in the health insurance industry if it goes through.

Medsphere Merges with RCM Vendor Stockell

October 19, 2017  |  David Raths
news
Medsphere Systems Corp., developer of the OpenVista electronic health record, is merging with Stockell Healthcare Systems, which offers a suite of revenue cycle management tools.

The Implications for HIT Leaders of Accelerating Market Consolidation? There Are Many

September 27, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
commentary
Two new analyses of U.S. healthcare market concentration hold many implications for CIOs, CISOs, CTOs, CMIOs and other healthcare IT leaders, in terms of supporting usability, interoperability, and data security

Reports: Tenet Healthcare Corporation Considering Sale

September 15, 2017  |  Healthcare Informatics
news
Dallas, Texas-based Tenet Healthcare Corporation is considering a sale, according to a report in the Dallas Business Journal.

Summit Health: A Pioneering New Jersey Medical Group Expands its Reach Out West

September 14, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
article
A pioneering multispecialty medical group based in New Jersey is expanding its reach across the country, through its management company, bringing its innovations to healthcare markets in Arizona and Oregon

Carolinas HealthCare System, UNC Health Care Announce Plans to Merge

August 31, 2017  |  Heather Landi
news
Two North Carolina health systems, Charlotte-based Carolinas HealthCare System and Chapel Hill-based UNC Health Care, on Thursday announced that they are negotiating a merger that would combine their clinical, medical education and research resources.

The Advisory Board Acquired in $2.58B Deal, with Healthcare Business Merging with Optum

August 29, 2017  |  Heather Landi
news
Following on reports last month that UnitedHealth Group and a private equity firm were nearing a deal to acquire The Advisory Board company comes official news that the Advisory Board will be acquired by UnitedHealth Group's Optum and Vista in an estimated $...

The Allscripts-McKesson EHR Deal: Time to Consider the Broader Industry—and Policy—Context

August 6, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
commentary
Looking at the deal announced last week in which Allscripts is acquiring McKesson’s hospital IT business, in light of broader industry and policy trends, and to ask: how might this deal figure into broader interoperability and federal healthcare IT policy trends?

BREAKING: Industry Analysts React as Allscripts Pays $185 Million for McKesson’s Enterprise Information Solutions

August 3, 2017  |  David Raths and Rajiv Leventhal
article
Chicago-based Allscripts (NASDAQ:MDRX) announced it has agreed to pay approximately $185 million in cash to acquire McKesson’s (NYSE:MCK) hospital and health system IT business, Enterprise Information Solutions.

Lahey, Beth Israel Join Three Hospitals to Form 13-Hospital System

July 17, 2017  |  Heather Landi
news
Five Massachusetts hospitals and health systems have signed a merger agreement to create a new regional health system to serve patients in the eastern area of the state with 13 hospitals, including eight community hospitals.

2016’s M&A within Healthcare Informatics’ Top 100—Caution Emerged

May 31, 2017  |  Ben Rooks and Michelle Mattson-Hamilton, ST Advisors
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Our annual review of the Healthcare Informatics 100, as it relates to investments and M&A activity

BREAKING: The Healthcare Informatics 100: Our Annual Ranking of Healthcare IT Vendors by Revenue

May 22, 2017  |  the Editors of Healthcare Informatics
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The editors of Healthcare Informatics are once again proud to present the newest edition of our unique industry offering: the Healthcare Informatics 100 (THE 100), a compilation of the top health IT companies based on HIT revenues from the...

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