FOSS Losing a Corporate Friend in Healthcare

A short time back; many of us hoped that the healthcare IT market was shifting a little towards embracing open source. This was based mainly on the Misys Healthcare division looking for open source leadership.

But now ….

“Misys, which created the Allscripts-Misys subsidiary in October 2008 through the merger of its healthcare business with Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, said it would focus on its banking software business.”

The E-Health Insider article also states:
“Health IT company Allscripts-Misys Healthcare Solutions has announced it will buy hospital software vendor Eclipsys Corporation in a $1.3 billion all-stock deal.”

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