athenahealth's 2017 recap: 5 most-read headlines from the EHR vendor

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It was a year of cost-saving moves and leadership restructuring efforts for athenahealth in 2017.

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

athenahealth to sell corporate jet in cost-cutting move

Jonathan Bush, CEO of athenahealth, said during an investor call in October the company will sell one of its two corporate jets as part of the company's ongoing cost-cutting efforts. Read more.

athenahealth to cut 9% of its employees                                           

The medical record, revenue cycle, patient engagement, care coordination and population health services provider announced plans in October to cut its total workforce by approximately 9 percent. Read more.

athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush urges health systems to rip a page from Uber's playbook

At the 5th Annual Becker's Hospital Review CEO + CFO Roundtable in November, athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush had some advice to healthcare organizations: take advantage of networks. Read more.

athenahealth restructures leadership, Jonathan Bush to continue as CEO

In August, the company's board of directors and management team released plans to restructure its senior leadership, but the board decided to keep Jonathan Bush, the company's co-founder, on as CEO. Read more.

athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush: Trump, high deductibles played role in disappointing Q1

After the company posted its 2017 first quarter results financial results, its shares dropped 17 percent in April. CEO Jonathan Bush partially attributed the adjustment to uncertainty in the healthcare industry and noted people were unsure how President Donald Trump will change federal healthcare laws. Read more.

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