NY Hospitals Overpriced Contract Bid By $500M, Suit Says

Law360, New York (December 13, 2012, 5:58 PM EST) -- Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc. sued New York City’s public hospital system Thursday, seeking to block the award of a lucrative contract for electronic medical records to a rival company and accusing public officials of overstating the price of its bid by more than $500 million.

The lawsuit, filed in New York state court, says the New York City Health and Hospitals Corp. failed to review Allscripts’ proposal in a rational manner, resulting in a wildly inflated estimate of the total cost of ownership for hardware and...
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