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Athenahealth to Acquire Mobile Health Leader Epocrates

Athenahealth agrees to terms on a deal to acquire Epocrates for $11.75 per share, in cash, for a total of approximately $293 million. The purchase price represents a 22 percent premium over the closing price per share of Epocrates on NASDAQ on Friday.

James Turnbull Named CHIME-HIMSS 2012 John E. Gall, Jr. CIO of the Year

CHIME names James Turnbull of the University of Utah Health Care System as CIO of the Year for 2012.

NextGen Healthcare and Medline Partner to Expand Integrated Solutions

NextGen has entered into an agreement with Medline Industries, the nation’s largest privately held manufacturer and distributor of medical devices. The agreement provides sales support to NextGen from Medline’s 1,100 sales representatives along with marketing access to Medline’s more than 100,000 customers.

Vast cache of Kaiser patient details was kept in private home

Kaiser Permanente is under federal investigation for violation of patient privacy in connection with a document storage firm it hired that was discovered to be storing more than 300,000 patient medical records in the private home of its husband and wife owners.

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