NEWS: Healthland buys integrated clinical and financial software solutions vendor

Healthland, a company providing healthcare information systems to rural hospitals, has acquired American HealthTech, Inc,(AHT) a vendor offering integrated software and electronic health records (EHR) solutions to post-acute care organizations, for an undisclosed amount. The current acquisition will enable the providers to access a novel range of technology management solutions across hospitals, clinics, and post-acute [...]

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NEWS: athenahealth to acquire a mobile solution vendor for $293 million

athenahealth, Inc, a provider of Best in KLAS cloud-based services to the healthcare industry, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a point-of-care solutions provider, Epocrates, Inc, for about $293 million. athenahealth will buy each Epocrate’s share for $11.75, 22% over its market value (closing price) on 4th January, 2013. The transaction is expected to [...]

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NEWS: CACI strengthens its position in the healthcare IT market by acquiring IDL Solutions

Arlington, VA-based CACI International Inc, has acquired Germantown, WI-based IDL Solutions, Inc for an undisclosed amount, in a move to expand its business in the $33.5 billion addressable healthcare and federal health insurance market. Established in 1962, CACI provides information solutions and services to security and law enforcement agencies, intelligence communities, defense customers, and federal [...]

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NEWS: Deloitte fortifies healthcare and life Science practice by acquiring Recombinant Data Corporation

Deloitte Consulting LLP, a subsidiary of Deloitte LLP, has acquired Recombinant Data Corporation, an analytic and data warehousing solution provider. The acquisition underscores an increasing importance given to clinical information in transforming the healthcare industry.

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Nuance aids healthcare industry tread ICD-10 transition through two acquisitions

With the transition to the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Edition (ICD-10) codes affecting all aspects of the documentation process, especially documentation accuracy, coder productivity, and physician workflow, provider organizations are turning towards clinical documentation improvement (CDI) tools, to ensure that there is no compromise on the operating margins and patient care time. In tune [...]

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Proposed athenahealth-HDS acquisition to aid in value-based payment models

Watertown, MA–based athenahealth has acquired Boston, MA-based Healthcare Data Services LLC (HDS), a provider of clinical tools for accountable care organizations, in an attempt to expand its services and aid healthcare setups traverse through an era of new payment models and streamline their clinical activities. The transaction is expected to complete by October, this year.

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NEWS: Indian pharma giant, Piramal Healthcare buys USA’s Decision Resources Group

Piramal Healthcare Ltd has completed the acquisition of Decision Resources Group (DRG) for an approximate amount of US $635 million. Piramal Healthcare has decided to operate DRG as an autonomous business with its headquarters retained at Burlington, MA. The leadership will continue to be driven by Peter Hoenigsberg, CEO, DRG, and its existing senior management [...]

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Global Healthcare Exchange Buys TriSolve

Global Healthcare Exchange (GHX), as part of its ambitious three-year European growth plan, has announced the acquisition of consulting services provider TriSolve Ltd., in order to extend global supply chain capabilities.

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2012 US RCM Market Witnesses Brisk Consolidation Activity

ST Advisors, LLC, has estimated the US revenue cycle management (RCM) market to rise from about $4 billion of 2010 to over $9 billion by 2018. This, they estimate is a cause, in part, of the anticipated changes in medical reimbursement regulations. The acceleration in challenges due to these changes, including the transition to ICD-10 [...]

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NEWS: Trizetto Strengthens Encounter Data Processing Through Acquisition of Medical Data Express

Denver, Colorado-based TriZetto Group has acquired Arizona’s Medical Data Express (MDE), a provider of medical encounter data processing solutions, for an undisclosed amount. Through this acquisition, MDE’s applications will help augment and expand TriZetto’s managed Medicare and managed Medicaid solutions. In addition, this synergy would help fortify TriZetto’s ability to offer consumers a comprehensive, reliable, [...]

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