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MarketWatch reports that Loblaw Companies will acquire "all of the outstanding common shares" of QHR Corp., described as "a Canadian healthcare technology company and a leader in the electronic medical records market, providing software for healthcare providers and their patients."

QHR is seen as a natural complement for Loblaw, which pitches itself as "a trusted source of pharmacy and health and wellness solutions for patients and providers nationally." The story says that "QHR is expected to operate as a distinct business within the Shoppers Drug Mart division of Loblaw, and remain headquartered in Kelowna, British Columbia."
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