Bridging the Gap With a Behemoth

Hahn, Avital Louria
August 2006
Investment Dealers' Digest;8/7/2006, Vol. 72 Issue 31, p24
Trade Publication
The article provides information on the buyout of the Microsoft Corp. to a small medical software company, Azyxxi. The medical software company was developed by two emergency room doctors at the Washington Medical Center in Washington, D. C. It explains that both sides share a goal of automating healthcare and Azyxxi wanted to bring in a team that knew about the software industry to formulate ways to bridge the gap.


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