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Allscripts Healthcare, LLC announced plans today to create 350 additional jobs in Raleigh by the end of 2017 and invest $2.8 million at its facility. The jobs will be primarily in research and development. Mayor Nancy McFarlane noted that, “Allscripts announcement today is another validation that Raleigh is a leading technology city.”
Allscripts offers healthcare clinical, financial, connectivity and information solutions to hospitals and physician practices. The company’s tools help automate and connect common healthcare data flow tasks, such as entering prescription information, managing orders and lab tests, and other medical workflows and records. The company employs more than 1,000 people in Raleigh.
Raleigh Economic Development has been working with Allscripts for several months as the company made its decision to continue to grow in Raleigh. “Healthcare technology is a target sector the City of Raleigh has identified for continued growth,” said James Sauls, Director Raleigh Economic Development.
Allscripts is in the process of executing on a series of new initiatives to improve product delivery and client experience. Its Center of Excellence in Raleigh is a successful and key R&D facility for the company. The company is seeking to expand its workforce in Raleigh because of the ample access to a top talent pool including highly desirable graduates from local universities.
For more information contact James Sauls, Director, Raleigh Economic Development at firstname.lastname@example.org or (919) 664-7049.
Citrix Systems, a leading provider of virtual computing solutions, has chosen downtown Raleigh as the site for the expansion of its Data Sharing Group. The company’s virtualization, networking and cloud solutions provide enhanced ways for people, technology and business to work and connect. In October 2011, it acquired ShareFile, which was created by two Duke University graduates in November 2005. ShareFile became Citrix System’s Data Sharing Group.
Red Hat has officially announced its move to downtown Raleigh, coming just days after the company agreed to sublease 380,000 square feet from Progress Energy – a deal valued at $87 million over the next 23 years.