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Mike Checkley

Loblaw to buy health care tech company

BRAMPTON, Ontario — Lob­law Cos. plans to purchase QHR, a health technology company and provider of Canada’s leading electronic medical records (EMR) platform, in a $170 million deal. QHR is slated to operate as a business within the retailer’s Shoppers Drug Mart (SDM) division. QHR is expected to retain its current management team, working as

Loblaw to acquire medical records company QHR

Loblaw to acquire medical records company QHR

BRAMPTON, Ontario — Loblaw Cos. has agreed to acquire Canadian health care technology company QHR for $170 million. QHR is a leader in the electronic medical records (EMR) market, providing software for health care providers and patients. Loblaw will buy QHR’s outstanding common shares for $3.10 in cash per share, a 29% premium to the

SDM to add EMR technology provider

SDM to add EMR technology provider

BRAMPTON, Ontario — Loblaw Cos. plans to buy health care technology company QHR, the provider of Canada’s leading electronic medical records (EMR) platform, in a $170 million deal. Loblaw said Monday that QHR is slated to operate as business within the Shoppers Drug Mart division. Plans call for QHR to retain its current management team,