Allscripts Healthcare Solutions has sued New York City Health and Hospitals Corp. and electronic health records vendor Epic Systems Corp. after Epic got a $303 million contract from the delivery system. The lawsuit is available here (scroll down to Petition).

Allscripts in October filed a protest of the award, arguing the final bids differed by only $4 million but its system’s total cost of ownership was hundreds of millions of dollars less. Now, Allscripts argues in the suit, filed December 13 in the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York, that HHC’s award “for myriad reasons, is arbitrary, capricious, an abuse of discretion, and lacks a rational basis.”

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