January 28, 2020
San Francisco-based EHR developer Practice Fusion has agreed to pay $145 million alongside an admission that it “solicited and received kickbacks from a major opioid company” in exchange for clinical decision support (CDS) alerts promoting unnecessary prescription opioids, according to a release from the US Department of Justice.
In a settlement announced yesterday (and hinted at in an earnings...
August 26, 2019
Apple Health Records has come to a handful of Allscripts’ EHR platforms, allowing iPhone users to collate and control their personal health information across different organizations, the EHR vendor announced Thursday afternoon.
Both providers and patients documenting records with Allscripts’ Sunrise, TouchWorks EHR and Professional EHR products will have access to Apple’s platform, which uses...
June 19, 2019
Uber Health announced a new partnership this morning with Grand Rounds, a company that matches specialists with patients and other providers, that will provide members of the latter with non-emergency rides to and from appointments. Integrating Uber’s platform with Grand Rounds’ existing care coordination backend will not only allow the company to more easily manage its members’ bookings, but...
June 14, 2019
ZappRx, a digital specialty prescription and prior authorization platform, has been purchased by EHR vendor Allscripts for an unknown sum. CNBC broke the news yesterday, which MobiHealthNews confirmed with Allscripts.
CNBC’s sources said that the deal’s value did not exceed the total that investors poured into ZappRx, which Crunchbase pegs at $41 million.
Founded in 2012 and based in Boston,...
A new partnership will deploy three custom-built solar-powered mobile medical clinics to Puerto Rico. Credit: Clinics on Wheels
June 19, 2018
AI-based patient safety company MedAware has announced a partnership with Allscripts that will bring its medication decision support product to the latter company’s EHR system. With this, providers choosing a prescription for their patients in a live setting will receive notifications concerning medication-related risks, such as adverse drug events or opioid dependency, and can amend their...
May 9, 2018
MobiHealthNews Editor Jonah Comstock speaks with Tina Joros, general manager of the open business unit at Allscripts, about "creating a new mentality of innovation" to improve workflows and enhance patient engagement.
May 4, 2018
EHR vendor Allscripts has made an agreement to purchase patient communication app maker HealthGrid for $60 million in cash, with an additional $50 million in earnout payments based on HealthGrid achieving certain revenue targets over the next three years, according to a recently registered SEC filing. The merger of the two companies is expected to close sometime during Q2 2018.
January 8, 2018
Allscripts continues to be in acquisition mode, further building out its client base in the ambulatory space by buying Practice Fusion for $100 million in cash. The deal is expected to close in the first quarter of 2018, officials said.
The addition of San Francisco-based Practice Fusion, whose cloud-based electronic health record is aimed primarily at small, independent physician practices, will...
October 18, 2017
The Allscripts EHR now can link with healthcare information and appointment booking app Zocdoc through the latter's participation as an integrator in the Allscripts Developer Program. This will enable a connection by API between Zocdoc’s online scheduling platform and Allscripts’ clinical scheduling software.
The integration will improve real-time booking for patients through Zocdoc and will...
August 30, 2017
Allscripts will work with Vidyo to integrate video visits directly into its patient portal, the EHR vendor announced today. Users of Allscript's FollowMyHealth portal will be able to launch a video consultation over the Vidyo.io platform directly in the app or desktop interface.
“Allscripts strives to continually provide a fully engaged patient platform, giving patients and their families the...