Allscripts Battles For $300M Hospital Records Contract

Law360, New York (October 10, 2012, 4:16 PM EDT) -- Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc. is fighting to block the award of a $300 million contract for electronic medical records in New York City's vast public hospital system, arguing that the cost of implementing a rival's proposal was grossly understated, city and company officials said Wednesday.

The Illinois company, which last month filed an administrative complaint that remains confidential pending review, contends that software sold by Wisconsin-based Epic Systems Corp. will create huge amounts of red ink after being implemented by the city’s Health and Hospitals Corp....
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