Allscripts, Eclipsys complete $1.2 billion merger

The $1.2 billion merger of Allscripts and Eclipsys merger is final as of Wednesday. The combined firm--dubbed Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, dropping the Misys name--brings together strong products on both the ambulatory and inpatient sides of the EMR market and carries what the company calls the largest network of clients in healthcare: 180,000 physicians, 1,500 hospitals and 10,000 nursing homes, home-care agencies and related post-acute organizations. Allscripts boss Glen Tullman is CEO of the merged company, and former Eclipsys CEO Phil Pead is chairman of the new Allscripts. Press release

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