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Private equity firms Bain Capital and Hellman & Friedman will jointly acquire Athenahealth from Veritas Capital and Evergreen Coast Capital for $17 billion, confirming reports of a sale that have been circulating for several months. Veritas and Evergreen will retain a minority investment in the company, and the current management team will remain in place.
Hellman & Friedman’s health IT portfolio includes Change Healthcare and PointClickCare, while Bain Capital’s includes HST Pathways.
Announcements and Implementations
Cantata Health Solutions announces GA of Arize, new EHR and care coordination software for behavioral health and human services organizations. Cantata acquired behavioral health software vendor ProComp earlier this month.
Long Valley Health Center selects remote patient monitoring technology from BlueStar Telehealth.
Next Level Urgent Care will implement the Allscripts Touchworks EHR and Microsoft Azure hosting and services across its facilities in Houston.
Florence Health implements Athenahealth’s AthenaOne technology, which incorporates EHR, RCM, and practice management capabilities.
In Chicago, family practice physician Valerie Mayuga, MD kicks off her second annual holiday card drive for hospitalized patients. Last year, she collected over 1,000 cards, which she distributed among three hospitals and four nursing homes. She also collected nearly 100 donated tablets so that patients could visit with loved ones over video. Send your holiday cards to:
Dr. Valerie Mayuga
222 East Pearson Street
Chicago, IL 60611
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