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Reuters: Eclipsys cites software problem, shares plunge

Single point of failure, anyone? According to this article: ‘Eclipsys Corp. (ECLP) shares lost more than a third of their value on Monday after the company said it was having difficulty with some of its newest software used to help doctors process data electronically.

Eclipsys, based in Boca Raton, Florida, also reported a wider-than-expected third-quarter loss.

The company, which supplies software to more than 1,500 healthcare facilities, said it could not provide an outlook for the fourth quarter or for 2004 because of “response time issues” with its SunriseXA software products… Thanks to Wayne Wilson for this link.