NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Roche today said that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Flatiron Health, a maker of oncology-focused electronic health records.

Roche already held a nearly 13 percent stake in the New York City-based firm through an earlier investment. It said that it will pay $1.9 billion to Flatiron Health to close the deal, which is expected to occur in the first half of this year.

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