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Health care digitization enriches software industry

The health IT industry’s pitch to Congress, and to the public, was that health care would be transformed through digitization, and that the shift to electronic records would result in huge health care savings.  Four years after the passage of ARRA

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WSJ: Major consolidation among HIT vendors likely

The HITECH Act added over $27 billion to an industry whose publicly trading companies’ market cap is below that, around $25 billion.  Such dramatic expansion of the industry will likely lead to significant consolidation among HIT vendors. We have already

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Allscripts and Eclipsys announce $1.3B merger

Allscripts and Eclipsys announced a $1.3 billion merger, which someanalysts tout as a match “made in heaven” due to Allscripts’s strength in the ambulatory space and Eclipsys’s strength on the acute side.  The merger is expected to be completed in four

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