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Lexmark Acquires Acuo Technologies

Acuo Technologies, archive and clinical content manager vendor, is acquired by Lexmark’s Perceptive Software unit for $45 million

Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe Completes Acquisition Of GetWellNetwork

GetWellNetwork is acquired by PE firm Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe. GetWellNetwork just signed a deal with the VA last month to provide in-room patient engagement solutions across 21 facilities.

Patient Portals: Providers Choose Path of Least Resistance

A new KLAS report on patient portals shows that most physicians are going with whatever product their EHR vendor is offering. “The existing EMR vendor relationship appears to be more important than any other factor when choosing a patient portal,” said report author Mark Allphin. “While functionality and ease of use are important to providers, they take a back seat compared to providers’ desire to manage fewer vendors and interfaces.”

SRS Receives Substantial Investment from Thoma Bravo

Thoma Bravo, a PE firm which holds equity in Hyland Software and Mediware, invests an undisclosed sum in SRS Software.

TriZetto Acquires Claims Workflow Automation Company To Further Enhance Efficiency of Healthcare Payers And Providers

TriZetto acquires Healthcare Productivity Automation, a Franklin, TN-based vendor of an automated claims administration solution.

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