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Morning Headlines 11/6/15

Allscripts Announces Third Quarter 2015 Results

Allscripts reports Q3 results: revenue increased three percent to $355 million, adjusted EPS $0.13 vs. –$0.06.

Walgreens Healthcare Clinics to Implement Epic Electronic Health Record Platform

Walgreens will implement Epic across all of its health clinics, citing access to Epic’s Care Everywhere network as a key benefit. The rollout will begin in early 2016.

The November HIT Standards Committee

John Halamka, MD and CIO of BIDMC, recaps the November HIT Standards Committee meeting while advocating for an end to the Meaningful Use program and a consolidation of Stage 3 requirements within upcoming Merit-Based Incentive Programs.

Medivo Forms Agreement with Quest Diagnostics to Analyze Laboratory Data to Help Pharmaceutical Companies Match Caregivers with Therapies

Quest Diagnostics will begin selling de-identified lab results to Medivo, an analytics company that will use the information to help drug makers run targeted marketing campaigns aimed at individual providers.