Siemens Healthineers Announces Closing of Medicalis Acquisition
After announcing the planned expansion of its Population Health Management (PHM) offerings through the acquisition of San Francisco-based company, Medicalis Corporation, Siemens Healthineers confirmed that the official closing of the deal occurred June 1, 2017. In integrating Medicalis’ offerings into its PHM portfolio, Siemens Healthineers gains the expertise and solutions to provide workflow orchestration and clinical decision support to health systems, while delivering desired service levels at lower costs and improving quality and productivity for healthcare providers.
“This acquisition allows us to extend the Siemens Healthineers strategy for Value-Based Healthcare, by helping to optimize both utilization and departmental clinical workflow. In this way, we intend to support best practice care pathways and the reduction of unwarranted variation for high-impact conditions,” says Robert Taylor, Head of Digital Services Population Health Management, Digital Health Services, Siemens Healthineers. “Thus, by driving value through in-vivo and in-vitro diagnostics, we continue as a trusted partner to enable healthcare providers worldwide to improve medical outcomes and reduce costs.”
New PHM solutions as a result of the acquisition include Clinical Decision Support (CDS) Solutions at the point of order entry, Imaging Workflow (IW) management, and Referral Management (RM). These offerings are immediately available. 1
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1The products/features (mentioned herein) are not commercially available in all countries. Due to regulatory reasons their future availability cannot be guaranteed. Please contact your local Siemens Healthineers organization for further details.