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WATERTOWN, Mass. (AP) — Healthcare technology company Athenahealth Inc. said Monday that it is buying medicine-app maker Epocrates Inc. for about $292.2 million in cash in an effort to attract more physicians and offer them more services.

Under the terms of the agreement, the Watertown, Mass.-based company will pay $11.75 per share for Epocrates. That’s 22 percent above the San Mateo, Calif.-based company’s Friday closing stock price of $9.62. Epocrates stock jumped $2.14, or 22 percent, to $11.76 in premarket trading Monday.

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