5 Best Managed Healthcare Stocks To Watch For 2016: Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc.(MDRX)
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc. provides clinical, financial, connectivity, and information solutions and related professional services to hospitals, physicians, and post-acute organizations primarily in the United States and Canada. The company?s integrated clinical software applications include acute care electronic health records, clinical and practice management solutions, revenue cycle management software, clearinghouse services, stand-alone electronic prescribing, and document imaging solutions, as well as various solutions for home care, hospice, skilled nursing, and other post-acute organizations. It also provides electronic medical records software; practice management software; electronic claims administration services; related installation and training services; hosting services for its software and outsourced solutions; and information technology outsourcing services. In addition, the company also resells related hardware products. Allscripts Healthcare S olutions, Inc. is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.Advisors' Opinion:
- [By George Putnam]
After a large acquisition, made in 2010, didn't work out as planned, Allscripts Healthcare Solutions (MDRX) put itself up for sale in early 2012. This created concern among its clients, and potential clients, and eventually led to the replacement of its long-time CEO in December 2012.
- [By Ben Levisohn]
Which might help explain why Quality Systems has dropped 0.1% to $17.98 today, even as Allscripts Healthcare Solutions (MDRX) has gained 1.7% to $16.15 and Cerner (CERN) has risen 3.4% to $55.42.
- [By Selena Maranjian]
Other companies didn't do as well last year, but could see their fortunes change in the coming years. Allscripts Healthcare Solutions (NASDAQ: ! MDRX ) , which delivers electronic health records (EHR) products and services, slid 20%. The company has been lagging its peers, it was a poor performer in 2012, and its latest earnings report wasn't too impressive. On the plus side, some of its insiders have been buying shares.
- [By Keith Speights]
Cerner's recent stock performance trounces that of other publicly traded companies, including Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX ) , Greenway Medical (NYSE: GWAY ) , and Quality Systems (NASDAQ: QSII ) . Only athenahealth (NASDAQ: ATHN ) gives Cerner a run for its money over the past year.
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