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Athenahealth Progresses Into Second Round of Bidding War Three potential buyers, UnitedHealth Group, TPG and Bain Capital, have all entered the race to acquire athenahealth. These offers are in addition to the still standing offer from hedge fund Elliott Management....

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“Promoting Interoperability” Rule Finalized By CMS On August 2nd, The Centers For Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) finalized rules that will further promote interoperability through the MyHealthEdata initiative and the CMS Patients Over Paperwork initiative....

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Project ECHO Further Promotes Push Towards Telemedicine Project ECHO links primary care providers with expert specialist teams through an online hub that allows them to manage patient cases together and provide the quality care they need. With telemedicine on the rise...

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EHR Systems Correlate Directly With Physician Burnout Rates As technology and the digitalization of the healthcare industry continue their rapid incline, physician burnout continues to grow as well. Burnout is one of the main culprits for pushing staff to retire early...

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EHR Market Is Evolving As Health IT Companies Make Big Changes Through large investments, new partnerships and continues innovations, the EHR Market has definitely seen a huge growth spurt. Allscripts has acquired several smaller EHR companies, athenahealth is still...

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Athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush Resigns With athenahealth being thrown the curveball of needing to pursue a new CEO, they are considering multiple strategies to maintain the face of their company. A sale or merger are pretty tempting, and Elliott Management’s...