Preservation Wellness Technologies, LLC sues Allscripts, Athenahealth, Epic, and NextGen for patent infringement on its patent which generically describes a patient portal that “employs a server on which the health care records of participating patients are stored” and where “patients can review their own records via Internet and can edit them.”
Cerner’s board of directors has approved a stock repurchase program authorizing the purchase of $245 million of its common stock, representing an estimated 1.2 percent of its outstanding shares. The stock will be repurchased in blocks over an undisclosed period of time.
Peer60 publishes analysis on the Clinical Lab and Pathology market, finding that Meditech (25 percent) and Cerner (22 percent) are the segment’s market share leaders, while replacement vendor mind share is closely split between Epic (33 percent) and Cerner (30 percent). 51 percent of respondents report that they are planning to move away from their current vendor.
Long-term care software vendor PointClickCare files its IPO with the SEC at an initial valuation of $100 million.