11 recent vendor contracts, go-lives

The following health IT vendor contracts and go-lives were reported within the past week.

1. McKesson bought CoverMyMeds in a pending $1.1 billion deal.

2. Phelps Memorial Health Center in Holdrege, Neb., selected Parallon Technology Solutions to assist in an upgrade to the Meditech 6.1 EHR system.

3. Ballinger (Texas) Memorial Hospital selected Evident — a subsidiary of CPSI — for its EHR solution. 

4. IBM said it will acquire San Francisco-based Agile 3 Solutions, a cybersecurity risk visualization startup.

5. Qardio, a digital health company, is joining forces with eClinicalWorks to improve patient health monitoring services. 

6. Toronto, Ontario, Canada-based Humber River Hospital will upgrade to Meditech's web EHR this year. 

7. New London, Conn.-based Lawrence + Memorial Hospital went live on its Epic EHR Jan. 20.

8. Watertown, Mass.-based athenahealth and Indianapolis-based OurHealth, an employee clinic provider, joined forces to better support on-site clinics. 

9. Westminster, Colo.-based Coalfire, a cybersecurity risk management and compliance services firm, acquired Vienna, Va.-based Veris Group, a provider of cyber risk advisory, compliance assessment, technical testing and engineering services.

10. Watertown, Mass.-based athenahealth became a strategic investor in Houston-based The Right Place, a digital health startup, after the company won an innovation challenge created by athenahealth.

11. Wickenburg (Ariz.) Community Hospital integrated its EHR system with Plexus Technology Group's Anesthesia Touch, an iPad-based anesthesia documentation solution.

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