Two new directors join Allscripts board
May 17, 2012, 9:04 am by Healthcare IT News
Allscripts on Wedenesday, named two independent members to its board of directors. The board had been left decimated last month after its chairman Phil Pead was fired and three board members resigned in protest after a turbulent quarterly meeting.
Allscripts moved quickly to name a new board chairman – Dennis Chookaszian, a member of Allscripts' board since September 2010, formerly chairman and CEO of CNA Financial Corporation.
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