Published: 28 April 2000
Analyst(s): Barbara A. Kelly
Eclipsys Corp. has given industry followers much to consider. The company's now-withdrawn, unsolicited takeover bid for larger rival Shared Medical Systems (SMS) Corp. and merger agreement with Neoforma.com and HEALTHvision Inc. have kept Eclipsys in the headlines. It is Eclipsys' growth strategy, however--not its publicity--that should cause CDOs in the market for an enterprisewide healthcare information system to place the Sunrise product family on their evaluation list.
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