Allscripts Healthcare Solutions (NASDAQ:MDRX) today announced that Northwell Health, New York State's largest health system, has extended its engagement with Allscripts Managed Services through 2026. The health system has used the Allscripts services offering since 2004 and currently employs it enterprise-wide, which includes 23 hospitals and more than 700 physician practices.
Allscripts Managed Services supports an organization's infrastructure as well as Allscripts solutions and third-party applications. It also provides comprehensive service desk support and application management services, as well as engages in project delivery, strategic and leadership-planning activities.
The Managed Services extension had a modest impact on 2019 fourth-quarter bookings and is expected to add approximately $500 million to contract backlog as of December 31, 2019. This extension follows a previously announced extension earlier in 2019 for Northwell Health's continued use of the Allscripts Sunrise™ electronic health record platform in its hospital network, as well as the extension in 2018 for continued use of the Allscripts TouchWorks® EHR platform in its physician practice network. Allscripts and Northwell Health also announced in 2019 plans to jointly develop a next-generation electronic health record platform.