Staying in Shape - Research Report on Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc, Medidata Solutions Inc, Athenahealth, Inc, Cerner

  Staying in Shape - Research Report on Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc,
  Medidata Solutions Inc, Athenahealth, Inc, Cerner Corporation and Cardinal
                                 Health, Inc.

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, February 26, 2013

NEW YORK, February 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Investors-Alliance announced new research reports highlighting
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc (NASDAQ: MDRX), Medidata Solutions Inc
(NASDAQ: MDSO), Athenahealth, Inc (NASDAQ: ATHN), Cerner Corporation
(NASDAQ:CERN) and Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH). Today's readers may
access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry
analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc Research Report

After President Obama signed into law the use of digital medical records,
companies like Allscripts saw rising gains. Shares for Allscripts jumped by 12
percent to $12.51 after the company posted its fourth quarter earnings
results. Bookings grew quarter-over-quarter to $180.7 million while operating
cash flow grew to $222.6 million for the year. The company cites its large,
diverse and loyal client base as a factor to help it deliver for clients and
investors in the coming year. Analysts also maintain that the company is
commendable for its steady growth and its strong market position, being one of
the top choices for hospitals that are looking to purchase software for
electronic health records (EHR). Jefferies maintained its Hold rating on
Allscripts while the ISI Group maintained its Buy rating and raised
Allscripts' price target to $14. The Full Research Report on Allscripts
Healthcare Solutions Inc - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings
and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.Investors-Alliance.com/r/full_research_report/08d1_MDRX]

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Medidata Solutions Inc Research Report

K&L Consulting Services has expanded its partnership with Medidata Solutions
through the Medidata Clinical Cloud. In the terms of the partnership, K&L can
now use the Medidata Rave system for electronic data capturing (EDC) and
clinical data management (CDM). These technologies will help life science
organizations from the US and China increase the efficiency of their clinical
trials. Other clients that have recently selected Medidata's technologies also
include Endocyte and Sanofi. More healthcare organizations are seeing the
advantages of using big data software in increasing the quality of the health
care system. In the past year, analysts have also praised Medidata Solutions
for its high ROE and operating margins. The Full Research Report on Medidata
Solutions Inc - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price
targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.Investors-Alliance.com/r/full_research_report/3d40_MDSO]

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Athenahealth, Inc Research Report

Athenahealth recently reported fourth quarter net income of $5.9 million or 16
cents per share, up 11.5 percent year over year. Revenue also shot up 26
percent year-over-year to $116.3 million. Aside from its strong performance
last quarter, the company was also selected by Lowell General Physician
Hospital Organization for the company's health information management
offering, HDS. The technology will enable Lowell to manage financial, patient
and provider data at the same time. In the past months, Athenahealth has
captured plenty of clients in the electronic health records (EHR) business and
many expect that this trend is likely to continue. Following its strong
performance, Athena's stock was upgraded by TheStreet Ratings from Hold to
Buy. The Full Research Report on Athenahealth, Inc - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at:
[http://www.Investors-Alliance.com/r/full_research_report/8175_ATHN]

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Cerner Corporation Research Report

Cerner Corporation reported full year revenue of $2.67 billion, up by 21
percent from $2.20 billion in 2011. This increase was attributed to record
bookings of 1.02 billion which increased 14 percent year-over-year. Cerner
Corporation boasts of clients from the US, Canada, the UK, Australia, Spain,
France, and now in the Middle East after King Saudi University chose Cerner
Corporation to provide electronic health record systems (EHR) systems for two
of their hospitals. Analysts are generally bullish about Cerner Corporation's
future, citing its long-term growth opportunities in Healthcare and IT.
Jefferies reiterated its Buy rating on Cerner and raised its price target from
$82 to $97, citing the overwhelming number of bookings the company received in
2012. Cerner is expected to deliver strongly in the coming year as the company
improves its margins and extends its leading R&D position. The Full Research
Report on Cerner Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.Investors-Alliance.com/r/full_research_report/0a88_CERN]

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Cardinal Health, Inc. Research Report

Cardinal Health has announced that it will spend $2 billion to acquire the
medical supplier AssuraMed in order to broaden its market to patients who are
receiving care at home. AssuraMed is the leading direct-to-home medical
supplies distributor, and Cardinal Health states that this acquisition is a
natural extension of its business. The transaction is expected to close by
early April 2013, with Cardinal Health expecting accretion of 2-3 cents to its
existing non-GAAP fiscal 2013 earnings per share guidance range. Investors and
analysts approve of the deal, with the company's shares climbing 81 cents to
$46.25 after the company announced the acquisition. The Full Research Report
on Cardinal Health, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings
and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.Investors-Alliance.com/r/full_research_report/53ee_CAH]

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