Healthcare Transformation

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TriZetto, with a large technology footprint in the US healthcare payer commercial market, announced on July 15 a new CEO to fill the position previously held by Jeff Margolis.  What makes this announcement unique is the selection, Trace Devanny.  Trace, a 20 year veteran in healthcare informatics comes to TriZetto from Cerner Corporation, where he "oversaw the company's operations in more than 25 countries."  According to TriZetto, Trace's extensive experience in the provider market is expect

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How Many EMRs Can You Count?

By Judy Hanover

On June 9, 2010, the $1.3 billion acquisition of Eclipsys Corporation by Allscripts-Misys Healthcare Solutions, Inc. was announced.  Eclipsys is a vendor of primarily inpatient, but also ambulatory EMRs, while Allscripts has focused on the ambulatory market exclusively.  In thinking about the upcoming  merger, the ambulatory EMR picture just sounded really confusing.  While we published a Perspective report last week covering what we feel will be the implications of the merger for hospit

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