10 Allscripts highlights from 2017: Top headlines from the EHR vendor

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Allscripts enjoyed a year of acquisitions, top rankings and executives making waves.

Here are 10 of the most read stories about Allscripts reported by Becker's Hospital Review in 2017.

Allscripts completes acquisition of McKesson's health IT business

In October, Allscripts closed its acquisition of McKesson's Enterprise Information Solutions Business, which cost the company $185 million, "subject to an adjustment for net working capital and net debt." Read more.

Cerner, Allscripts win top EHR ranking from Black Book, Epic left off

A Black Book survey this year revealed EHR users at medical centers with more than 250 beds view Allscripts as a top vendor in client experience. Read more.

Allscripts CEO Paul Black talks McKesson acquisition, 2018 goals: 6 questions

This year, Becker's Hospital Review spoke with Allscripts CEO Paul Black about the company's goals in the post-McKesson acquisition era, working with third-party app developers and health IT trends to watch in 2018. Read more.

6 thoughts on population health with Allscripts Analytics CMO Dr. Fatima Paruk

Becker's Hospital Review caught up with Fatima Paruk, MD, CMO of Allscripts Analytics, to discuss first steps, everyday challenges and interesting findings Allscripts Analytics has explored in recent years. Read more.

Allscripts names interim CFO: 4 things to know

In May, Allscripts promoted Dennis Olis — the company's then senior vice president of strategic initiatives — interim CFO, a role he still holds. Read more.

Allscripts ranks No. 1 among top 11 digital health acquirers

This year, CBI Insights ranked Allscripts the most active acquirer of digital health companies, followed by Telus Health and Roper Technologies. Read more.

Allscripts to purchase NantHealth provider, patient engagement business            

In August, the company entered into an agreement to buy NantHealth's provider and patient engagement solutions business. Read more.

Former Allscripts CEO lands $52M in startup funding

Livongo a Mountain View, Calif.-based diabetes management startup led by Glen Tullman, former CEO of Allscripts, raised an additional $52.5 million in funding this past March. Read more.

Allscripts EHR certified under ONC's latest health IT product criteria

Allscripts' Professional EHR achieved full certification under ONC's 2015 edition health IT product criteria in April. The EHR is now OK'ed for Modified Meaningful Use Stage 2, Meaningful Use Stage 3, Advancing Care Information and ACI transition requirements. Read more.

Allscripts wants to embed prices into prescribing workflow

In August, the company rolled out an initiative to bring real-time pricing information into prescribing workflows. As part of the initiative, Allscripts team members are working with payer and technology partners to ensure prescription price transparency at the point of care. Read more.

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