Walgreens chooses Epic; Cerner revenue reaches $1.128 billion in Q3; eClinicalWorks goes global — 7 health IT key notes

Here are seven recent news updates on key health IT companies.

1. Deerfield, Ill.-based Walgreens selected Epic's EHR to install in its healthcare clinics.

2. IASIS Healthcare, a Franklin, Tenn.-based owner and operator of acute care hospitals, selected Cerner's EHR and revenue cycle management system for implementation across its provider operations. 

3. Kremmling, Colo.-based Middle Park Medical Center selected Epic's EHR.

4. For the third quarter 2015, Cerner reported $1.128 billion in revenue and gross profit of $147 million.

5. The Connecticut State Attorney General is investigating Epic's information sharing practices after independent medical groups accused hospital networks of using EHRs to control patient referrals and steer patients back to their networks, according to a Politico report.

6. With a new office in London and a new contract with a U.K. eye care provider, eClinicalWorks is making moves into the global market. 

7. Central Peninsula Hospital in Soldotna, Alaska, selected Epic's EHR after receiving bids from Epic, Cerner and MEDITECH.

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