Allscripts, Microsoft strike 5-year cloud partnership to enhance EHR software

FierceHealthcare

Healther Landi

Allscripts is extending its partnership with Microsoft to use the tech giant's cloud technology to enhance its electronic health record (EHR) software.

The new five-year strategic partnership will support Allscripts’ cloud-based Sunrise EHR, making Microsoft the cloud provider for the solution and opening up co-innovation opportunities with a focus on developing smarter, more scalable technology, the companies said.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

"We're bringing together the capabilities and expertise of both companies—Allscripts' expertise in EHRs and Microsoft's cloud technology to deliver better tools to enhance healthcare and ultimately improve the patient experience," Lisa Khorey, Allscripts’ chief client delivery officer, told Fierce Healthcare.

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