By Boucher Communication Inc.

closed 9/8/2005 via PR Newswire

Wolters Kluwer Health, acquired Boucher Communication Inc.

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Health announced that it has acquired the total assets of Pennsylvania-based Boucher Communications Inc.. BCI assets will become a part of Wolters Kluwer Health's Medical Research unit, a leading provider of print and electronic research information for medical and academic institutions, medical practitioners, and corporations.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Health
Wolters Kluwer Health is a leading provider of information for professionals and students in medicine, nursing, allied health, pharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry. Major brands include traditional publishers of medical and drug reference tools and textbooks. "
target: Boucher Communication Inc.
Publishers information tech and vision care trade mags The company publishes four specialized magazines serving the informational and educational needs of vision care professionals: Eyecare Business, Contact Lens Spectrum, Optometric Management, and Ophthalmology Management, as well as numerous spe
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closed 9/8/2005 via PR Newswire

Wolters Kluwer Health, acquired Boucher Communication Inc.

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Health announced that it has acquired the total assets of Pennsylvania-based Boucher Communications Inc.. BCI assets will become a part of Wolters Kluwer Health's Medical Research unit, a leading provider of print and electronic research information for medical and academic institutions, medical practitioners, and corporations.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Health
Wolters Kluwer Health is a leading provider of information for professionals and students in medicine, nursing, allied health, pharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry. Major brands include traditional publishers of medical and drug reference tools and textbooks. "
target: Boucher Communication Inc.
Publishers information tech and vision care trade mags The company publishes four specialized magazines serving the informational and educational needs of vision care professionals: Eyecare Business, Contact Lens Spectrum, Optometric Management, and Ophthalmology Management, as well as numerous spe
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closed 6/30/2015 via Company Press Release

SAGE Publications, acquired Three Legal Journals

synopsis: SAGE has purchased three journals from Federal Legal Publications, Inc. including Contemporary Drug Problems (CDX), The Antitrust Bulletin (ABX), and The Journal of Psychiatry & Law (PLX). CDX publishes research on how drugs affect brain functions. ABX is focused on antitrust law. PLX is devoted to the ventures of psychiatrists and lawyers.
buyer: SAGE Publications
SAGE Publications is a leading international publisher of journals, books, and electronic media for academic, educational, and professional markets. SAGE helps inform and educate a global community of scholars, practitioners, researchers, and students spanning a wide range of subject areas. "
target: Three Legal Journals
Contemporary Drug Problems (CDX) publishes research on how drugs affect an individual's brain functions. The Antitrust Bulletin (ABX) is focused on research pertaining to antitrust law. The Journal of Psychiatry & Law (PLX) is devoted to the ventures of psychiatrists and lawyers.
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closed 9/16/2015 via PR Web

HIMSS Media, acquired MobiHealthNews

synopsis: HIMSS Media, a subsidiary of HIMSS, has acquired MobiHealthNews. Founded in 2008 MobiHealthNews is the leading provider of news, commentary, online events and research for the global mobile health community with more than 100,000 unique monthly readers.
buyer parent: Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society (HIMSS)
buyer: HIMSS Media
HIMSS Media is a fully integrated B2B media group focused exclusively on the healthcare and technology markets. It delivers news and must-have information to an audience of senior healthcare and technology influencers, medical professionals, policy makers and technology buyers. "
target: MobiHealthNews
MobiHealthNews, founded in 2008, is the leading provider of news, commentary, online events and research for the global mobile health community. Their team works hard to deliver the best curated and most insightful publications focused on digital health.
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closed 1/9/2013 via PR Web

EBSCO Publishing, Inc., acquired PEMSoft

synopsis: EBSCO Publishing has expanded its evidence-based healthcare content with the acquisition of PEMSoft, a premiere pediatric point-of-care clinical information resource. PEMSoft is an online clinical library and multimedia decision support system that addresses acute and chronic illness and injury conditions in children from newborn to young adult.
buyer parent: EBSCO Industries, Inc.
buyer: EBSCO Publishing, Inc.
EBSCO Publishing is the world’s premier database aggregator, offering a suite of more than 375 full-text and secondary research databases. EBSCO serves the content needs of all medical professionals (doctors, nurses, medical librarians, social workers, hospital administrators, etc.). "
target: PEMSoft
PEMSoft is an online clinical information system specializing in acute and chronic illness and injury conditions in children and adolescents. PEMSoft is constantly updated by a team of over fifty editors and hundreds of contributors worldwide.
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closed 9/3/2014 via PR Web

HMP Communications, LLC, acquired Nutrition411.com

synopsis: HMP Communications Holdings, LLC, a leader in healthcare communications and education, announced the acquisition of Nutrition411.com, a vibrant news source and clinical resource center designed for healthcare professionals who integrate diet and nutrition into patient consultations.
buyer parent: Susquehanna International Group, LLP
buyer: HMP Communications, LLC
HMP Communications, LLC is a leader in healthcare communications and education. The company publishes some of the nation's most well respected medical journals across a wide spectrum of medical specialties. "
target: Nutrition411.com
Nutrition411.com is a vibrant news source and clinical resource center designed for healthcare professionals who integrate diet and nutrition into patient consultations.
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announced 10/17/2018 via GlobeNewswire

NUGL Inc., will acquire Nichols Publishing

synopsis: NUGL Inc., the cannabis industry's new standard of technology, reported it has entered into a binding letter of intent to purchase Nichols Publishing Company, Inc., an Iowa based corporation that publishes industry known magazine publications including Garden & Greenhouse and Professional Marijuana Grower.
buyer: NUGL Inc. (OTCPK:NUGL:$0.00)
NUGL is the world’s first cannabis search app used for searching genuine user-rated dispensaries, cannabis service providers and more. NUGL’s flexible web app has no geographic limitations and can rapidly connect cannabis companies, related vertical services and users. "
target: Nichols Publishing
Nichols Publishing Company, Inc. was founded in 2005 by Robin and Terri Nichols. It specializes in business to business print & digital niche magazines and their related electronic media. The magazines included are Garden & Greenhouse and Professional Marijuana Grower.
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closed 8/2/2018 via PR Newswire

WebMD Corporation, acquired MediQuality

synopsis: WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands company and the leader in health information services for consumers and physicians, announced that it has acquired MediQuality, the leading digital and online provider of information for health care professionals in Benelux (Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg).
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: WebMD Corporation (WBMD:$700.55)
WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands Company, is the leading provider of health information services, serving patients, physicians, health care professionals, employers, and health plans through their public and private online portals, mobile platforms, and health-focused publications. "
target: MediQuality
MediQuality is the leading digital and online provider of information for health care professionals in Benelux (Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg). MediQuality provides medical news and information, and comprehensive coverage of major medical congresses and conferences.
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closed 7/23/2015 via PR Newswire

Physicians Interactive, acquired Quantia Inc

synopsis: Physicians Interactive (PI), the leading provider of insight-driven, digital engagement solutions for healthcare professionals and consumers, announced that it has acquired Quantia, Inc., whose award-winning web and mobile community, QuantiaMD, reaches more than one-third of U.S. physicians.
buyer parent: Merck & Co., Inc.
buyer: Physicians Interactive
Physicians Interactive is a provider of online and mobile clinical resources and solutions for healthcare professionals. PI uses the power of networks of healthcare professionals and life sciences companies together in ways that will change the practice and business of medicine for the better. "
target: Quantia Inc
QuantiaMD is bringing physicians together to reshape medicine. Through its medical learning network, physicians connect with expert faculty and colleagues they know and trust to better manage their practices, support their patients, and take care of themselves.
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closed 9/21/2016 via PR Web

Pulsus Group Inc., acquired Open Access Journals

synopsis: Medical Publishing Major Pulsus Group takes pleasure in announcing the acquisition of Open access journals with a view to enrich the current research in the field of Medicine.The Pulsus Group Manager, Mr. Abishak, described this as a crucial first step towards strengthening and integrating standard medical publications across the globe.
buyer: Pulsus Group Inc.
Pulsus Group Inc, the medical peer-review publisher, publishes the work of medical researchers in a manner that exemplifies the highest standards in research integrity. "
target: Open Access Journals
Open Access Journals owns and operates a platform that provides free access to scientific literature, journals, and provide source of reference and retrieval to the scholars, amateurs, clinical practitioners and students. The company is based in United Kingdom.
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closed 2/13/2008 via PR Newswire

Jobson Medical Information LLC, acquired Gerber Communications

synopsis: Jobson Medical Information LLC, a leading healthcare information and marketing services provider, announced that it has acquired Gerber Communications and Practice Advancement Associates.
buyer parent: The Wicks Group of Companies, L.L.C.
buyer: Jobson Medical Information LLC
Jobson Medical Information is a leading specialty healthcare communications, publishing, and medical education company. Jobson Medical Information produces a broad range of publications, educational programs, enduring educational materials, live events, symposia and websites. "
target: Gerber Communications
Gerber Communications is a marketing communications firm that produces magazines, newsletters, advertising, advertorials and other editorial materials in the health care field.
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closed 9/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

Informa plc, acquired Dove Medical Press Ltd.

synopsis: Events and publishing company Informa announced the acquisition of Dove Medical Press. Dove Medical Press Ltd is a privately held company, with its headquarters in the UK, specializing in the publication of Open Access peer-reviewed journals across the broad spectrum of science, technology and especially medicine.
buyer: Informa plc (LSE:INF:$3,003.74)
Informa is a leading international Business Intelligence, Exhibitions, Events and Academic Publishing Group. It helps commercial, professional and academic communities work smarter and make better decisions faster, through specialist content and intelligence, and opportunities to connect and learn. "
target: Dove Medical Press Ltd.
Dove Medical Press Ltd is a privately held company, with its headquarters in the UK, specializing in the publication of Open Access peer-reviewed journals across the broad spectrum of science, technology and especially medicine.
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closed 10/17/2018 via PR Newswire

Handi-Craft Company, acquired Infant-Driven Feeding

synopsis: Handi-Craft Company, doing business as Dr. Brown's Baby, announces the acquisition of Infant-Driven Feeding, LLC, a neonatal education company focused on improving oral feeding outcomes for premature and sick infants.
buyer: Handi-Craft Company
Handi-Craft Company, doing business as Dr. Brown's Baby, is dedicated to providing well-designed, healthful feeding products for babies. Dr. Brown's lines of baby bottles, breastfeeding products, pacifiers, teethers, training cups and feeding products are known for their technology and function. "
target: Infant-Driven Feeding
Infant-Driven Feeding (IDF) is on a mission to lead the advancement of neonatal oral feeding practice by providing globally accessible specialized education for healthcare professionals. The company created the first and only online comprehensive oral feeding program for neonatal professionals.
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closed 2/24/2014 via BusinessWire

Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society (HIMSS), acquired Online Journal of Nursing Informatics

synopsis: HIMSS Foundation and the HIMSS Nursing Informatics Community announce a new acquisition The Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (OJNI), a free, international, professional, peer-reviewed electronic journal that is published quarterly and supports all functional areas of nursing informatics.
buyer: Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society (HIMSS)
Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society ("HIMSS") is a cause-based, not-for-profit organization exclusively focused on providing global leadership for the optimal use of information technology (IT) and management systems for the betterment of healthcare. "
target: Online Journal of Nursing Informatics
Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (OJNI) is a free, international, professional, peer-reviewed electronic journal that is published quarterly and supports all functional areas of nursing informatics.
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closed 2/2/2011 via PR Newswire

Elsevier B.V., purchased Oncology Journal Portfolio from Cancer Information Group, LLC

synopsis: Elsevier announced that it acquired the oncology portfolio of journals previously published by CIG Media Group LP., (operated as Cancer Information Group). The journals publish peer-reviewed, disease specific original research and review articles that disseminate cutting-edge data to physicians, medical researchers and health care professionals.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: Elsevier B.V.
Elsevier is a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. The company works in partnership with the global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals and close to 20,000 book titles. "
seller parent: Medical Media Holdings
seller: Cancer Information Group, LLC
For more than ten years, CIG Media Group, LP has been the leading medical publisher dedicated to publishing peer-reviewed, tumor-specific oncology/hematology journals and proceedings for clinical/medical oncologists and hematologists.
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closed 5/15/2019 via BNC Analysis

MHA Co., Ltd, acquired Shirobon.net

synopsis: MHA, a Japanese staffing firm focused on medical institutions and nursing homes, acquired Shirobon.net, a Japanese medical staff support site.
buyer: MHA Co., Ltd
Headquartered in Japan, MHA provides staffing solutions to the various issues and difficulties that medical institutions and nursing homes encounter daily. They aim to improve the management capabilities of medical institutions. "
target: Shirobon.net
Shirobon.net is a Japanese medical staff support site. They not only provide a question forum but they also have research material that includes insurance medical care score guides.
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closed 5/4/2016 via PE Hub

HealthLine, Inc., acquired MediLexicon International

synopsis: Healthline Media, which is backed by Summit Partners, has acquired MedicalNewsToday.com (MNT) and MediLexicon.com. MediLexicon International Ltd was the seller. MNT is a leading website in the medical news category while MediLexicon.com is an online database of medical abbreviations with over 200,000 definitions that are constantly updated.
buyer: HealthLine, Inc.
HealthLine, Inc. is a leading provider of intelligent health information and technology solutions. The company's proprietary health taxonomy platform powers a suite of marketing, health search, data and text-mining, and content solutions for global enterprises and advertisers. "
target: MediLexicon International
MedicalNewsToday.com is a leading website in the medical news category, boasting over 132 therapy areas. MediLexicon.com is an online database of medical abbreviations with over 200,000 definitions that are constantly updated.
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announced 11/12/2015 via Company Press Release

xTV, will acquire Hendrik Information Systems, LLC

synopsis: xTV Networks Ltd is pleased to announce the signing of an agreement to acquire the assets of the Hendrik Information Systems, LLC. Hendrik is a content capture and distribution company headed up by CEO Mark Sangster, a Health Care and Technology executive who has now joined xTV as Executive Vice President of Health Care TV.
buyer: xTV (ASX:XTV:$0.52)
xTV Networks Limited allows businesses to set up dedicated multi-channel online networks that integrate branded video and user-generated content with other real-time feeds. xTV allows anyone to create their own Media Network along with Channel Customization, Real Time Facebook/Twitter Integration. "
target: Hendrik Information Systems, LLC
Hendrik information systems are a healthcare focused organization that partners with academic medical centers to deliver value through educational content strategies. Based in Houston Texas, the company was founded to focus on content capture and distribution, primarily in Health Care.
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closed 12/3/2012 via Company Press Release

HealthCare Source, acquired NetLearning, Inc.

synopsis: HealthcareSource® announced that it has acquired NetLearning, a leading provider of learning management software and content for the healthcare industry. The combination of HealthcareSource and NetLearning results in the first company to provide a complete, end-to-end talent management solution designed specifically for healthcare.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: HealthCare Source
HealthcareSource is the leading provider of talent management software for the healthcare industry. HealthcareSource helps healthcare organizations source, hire, assess, develop and retain the best workforce possible in order to reduce costs and to improve patient satisfaction and safety. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: NetLearning, Inc.
NetLearning is an e-learning solutions provider developing products specifically for the healthcare industry since 1995. The NetLearning product suite allows for the deployment, management, and reporting of training-related activities.
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closed 5/9/2011 via PR Newswire

Elsevier B.V., acquired Fisterra.com

synopsis: Elsevier has announced the acquisition of Fisterra.com, an award winning, widely used e-clinical reference solution in Spain. Fisterra was launched in 2002 by two primary care doctors and a medical librarian in response to the need for an online short answer Spanish language reference solution to help primary care physicians.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: Elsevier B.V.
Elsevier is a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. The company works in partnership with the global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals and close to 20,000 book titles. "
target: Fisterra.com
Fisterra.com provides access to Fisterrae, an advanced e-clinical reference solution that integrates support resources for health professionals in a local language platform.
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closed 2/8/2011 via BusinessWire

Ebix, Inc., acquired A.D.A.M., Inc.

synopsis: Ebix, Inc., a leading international supplier of On-Demand software and E-commerce services to the insurance industry, has announced the closing of the merger of Atlanta based A.D.A.M., Inc., a leading provider of health information and benefits technology solutions in the United States.
buyer: Ebix, Inc. (EBIX:$532.52)
Ebix, Inc., provides end-to-end solutions ranging from infrastructure exchanges, carrier systems, agency systems and BPO services to custom software development for all entities involved in the insurance industry. "
target: A.D.A.M., Inc.
A.D.A.M., Inc. is a leading provider of consumer health information and benefits technology solutions to healthcare organizations, benefits brokers, employers, consumers, and educational institutions.
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closed 9/8/2005 via PR Newswire

Wolters Kluwer Health, acquired Boucher Communication Inc.

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Health announced that it has acquired the total assets of Pennsylvania-based Boucher Communications Inc.. BCI assets will become a part of Wolters Kluwer Health's Medical Research unit, a leading provider of print and electronic research information for medical and academic institutions, medical practitioners, and corporations.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Health
Wolters Kluwer Health is a leading provider of information for professionals and students in medicine, nursing, allied health, pharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry. Major brands include traditional publishers of medical and drug reference tools and textbooks. "
target: Boucher Communication Inc.
Publishers information tech and vision care trade mags The company publishes four specialized magazines serving the informational and educational needs of vision care professionals: Eyecare Business, Contact Lens Spectrum, Optometric Management, and Ophthalmology Management, as well as numerous spe
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closed 6/30/2015 via Company Press Release

SAGE Publications, acquired Three Legal Journals

synopsis: SAGE has purchased three journals from Federal Legal Publications, Inc. including Contemporary Drug Problems (CDX), The Antitrust Bulletin (ABX), and The Journal of Psychiatry & Law (PLX). CDX publishes research on how drugs affect brain functions. ABX is focused on antitrust law. PLX is devoted to the ventures of psychiatrists and lawyers.
buyer: SAGE Publications
SAGE Publications is a leading international publisher of journals, books, and electronic media for academic, educational, and professional markets. SAGE helps inform and educate a global community of scholars, practitioners, researchers, and students spanning a wide range of subject areas. "
target: Three Legal Journals
Contemporary Drug Problems (CDX) publishes research on how drugs affect an individual's brain functions. The Antitrust Bulletin (ABX) is focused on research pertaining to antitrust law. The Journal of Psychiatry & Law (PLX) is devoted to the ventures of psychiatrists and lawyers.
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closed 9/16/2015 via PR Web

HIMSS Media, acquired MobiHealthNews

synopsis: HIMSS Media, a subsidiary of HIMSS, has acquired MobiHealthNews. Founded in 2008 MobiHealthNews is the leading provider of news, commentary, online events and research for the global mobile health community with more than 100,000 unique monthly readers.
buyer parent: Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society (HIMSS)
buyer: HIMSS Media
HIMSS Media is a fully integrated B2B media group focused exclusively on the healthcare and technology markets. It delivers news and must-have information to an audience of senior healthcare and technology influencers, medical professionals, policy makers and technology buyers. "
target: MobiHealthNews
MobiHealthNews, founded in 2008, is the leading provider of news, commentary, online events and research for the global mobile health community. Their team works hard to deliver the best curated and most insightful publications focused on digital health.
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closed 1/9/2013 via PR Web

EBSCO Publishing, Inc., acquired PEMSoft

synopsis: EBSCO Publishing has expanded its evidence-based healthcare content with the acquisition of PEMSoft, a premiere pediatric point-of-care clinical information resource. PEMSoft is an online clinical library and multimedia decision support system that addresses acute and chronic illness and injury conditions in children from newborn to young adult.
buyer parent: EBSCO Industries, Inc.
buyer: EBSCO Publishing, Inc.
EBSCO Publishing is the world’s premier database aggregator, offering a suite of more than 375 full-text and secondary research databases. EBSCO serves the content needs of all medical professionals (doctors, nurses, medical librarians, social workers, hospital administrators, etc.). "
target: PEMSoft
PEMSoft is an online clinical information system specializing in acute and chronic illness and injury conditions in children and adolescents. PEMSoft is constantly updated by a team of over fifty editors and hundreds of contributors worldwide.
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closed 9/3/2014 via PR Web

HMP Communications, LLC, acquired Nutrition411.com

synopsis: HMP Communications Holdings, LLC, a leader in healthcare communications and education, announced the acquisition of Nutrition411.com, a vibrant news source and clinical resource center designed for healthcare professionals who integrate diet and nutrition into patient consultations.
buyer parent: Susquehanna International Group, LLP
buyer: HMP Communications, LLC
HMP Communications, LLC is a leader in healthcare communications and education. The company publishes some of the nation's most well respected medical journals across a wide spectrum of medical specialties. "
target: Nutrition411.com
Nutrition411.com is a vibrant news source and clinical resource center designed for healthcare professionals who integrate diet and nutrition into patient consultations.
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announced 10/17/2018 via GlobeNewswire

NUGL Inc., will acquire Nichols Publishing

synopsis: NUGL Inc., the cannabis industry's new standard of technology, reported it has entered into a binding letter of intent to purchase Nichols Publishing Company, Inc., an Iowa based corporation that publishes industry known magazine publications including Garden & Greenhouse and Professional Marijuana Grower.
buyer: NUGL Inc. (OTCPK:NUGL:$0.00)
NUGL is the world’s first cannabis search app used for searching genuine user-rated dispensaries, cannabis service providers and more. NUGL’s flexible web app has no geographic limitations and can rapidly connect cannabis companies, related vertical services and users. "
target: Nichols Publishing
Nichols Publishing Company, Inc. was founded in 2005 by Robin and Terri Nichols. It specializes in business to business print & digital niche magazines and their related electronic media. The magazines included are Garden & Greenhouse and Professional Marijuana Grower.
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closed 8/2/2018 via PR Newswire

WebMD Corporation, acquired MediQuality

synopsis: WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands company and the leader in health information services for consumers and physicians, announced that it has acquired MediQuality, the leading digital and online provider of information for health care professionals in Benelux (Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg).
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: WebMD Corporation (WBMD:$700.55)
WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands Company, is the leading provider of health information services, serving patients, physicians, health care professionals, employers, and health plans through their public and private online portals, mobile platforms, and health-focused publications. "
target: MediQuality
MediQuality is the leading digital and online provider of information for health care professionals in Benelux (Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg). MediQuality provides medical news and information, and comprehensive coverage of major medical congresses and conferences.
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closed 7/23/2015 via PR Newswire

Physicians Interactive, acquired Quantia Inc

synopsis: Physicians Interactive (PI), the leading provider of insight-driven, digital engagement solutions for healthcare professionals and consumers, announced that it has acquired Quantia, Inc., whose award-winning web and mobile community, QuantiaMD, reaches more than one-third of U.S. physicians.
buyer parent: Merck & Co., Inc.
buyer: Physicians Interactive
Physicians Interactive is a provider of online and mobile clinical resources and solutions for healthcare professionals. PI uses the power of networks of healthcare professionals and life sciences companies together in ways that will change the practice and business of medicine for the better. "
target: Quantia Inc
QuantiaMD is bringing physicians together to reshape medicine. Through its medical learning network, physicians connect with expert faculty and colleagues they know and trust to better manage their practices, support their patients, and take care of themselves.
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closed 9/21/2016 via PR Web

Pulsus Group Inc., acquired Open Access Journals

synopsis: Medical Publishing Major Pulsus Group takes pleasure in announcing the acquisition of Open access journals with a view to enrich the current research in the field of Medicine.The Pulsus Group Manager, Mr. Abishak, described this as a crucial first step towards strengthening and integrating standard medical publications across the globe.
buyer: Pulsus Group Inc.
Pulsus Group Inc, the medical peer-review publisher, publishes the work of medical researchers in a manner that exemplifies the highest standards in research integrity. "
target: Open Access Journals
Open Access Journals owns and operates a platform that provides free access to scientific literature, journals, and provide source of reference and retrieval to the scholars, amateurs, clinical practitioners and students. The company is based in United Kingdom.
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closed 2/13/2008 via PR Newswire

Jobson Medical Information LLC, acquired Gerber Communications

synopsis: Jobson Medical Information LLC, a leading healthcare information and marketing services provider, announced that it has acquired Gerber Communications and Practice Advancement Associates.
buyer parent: The Wicks Group of Companies, L.L.C.
buyer: Jobson Medical Information LLC
Jobson Medical Information is a leading specialty healthcare communications, publishing, and medical education company. Jobson Medical Information produces a broad range of publications, educational programs, enduring educational materials, live events, symposia and websites. "
target: Gerber Communications
Gerber Communications is a marketing communications firm that produces magazines, newsletters, advertising, advertorials and other editorial materials in the health care field.
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closed 9/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

Informa plc, acquired Dove Medical Press Ltd.

synopsis: Events and publishing company Informa announced the acquisition of Dove Medical Press. Dove Medical Press Ltd is a privately held company, with its headquarters in the UK, specializing in the publication of Open Access peer-reviewed journals across the broad spectrum of science, technology and especially medicine.
buyer: Informa plc (LSE:INF:$3,003.74)
Informa is a leading international Business Intelligence, Exhibitions, Events and Academic Publishing Group. It helps commercial, professional and academic communities work smarter and make better decisions faster, through specialist content and intelligence, and opportunities to connect and learn. "
target: Dove Medical Press Ltd.
Dove Medical Press Ltd is a privately held company, with its headquarters in the UK, specializing in the publication of Open Access peer-reviewed journals across the broad spectrum of science, technology and especially medicine.
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closed 10/17/2018 via PR Newswire

Handi-Craft Company, acquired Infant-Driven Feeding

synopsis: Handi-Craft Company, doing business as Dr. Brown's Baby, announces the acquisition of Infant-Driven Feeding, LLC, a neonatal education company focused on improving oral feeding outcomes for premature and sick infants.
buyer: Handi-Craft Company
Handi-Craft Company, doing business as Dr. Brown's Baby, is dedicated to providing well-designed, healthful feeding products for babies. Dr. Brown's lines of baby bottles, breastfeeding products, pacifiers, teethers, training cups and feeding products are known for their technology and function. "
target: Infant-Driven Feeding
Infant-Driven Feeding (IDF) is on a mission to lead the advancement of neonatal oral feeding practice by providing globally accessible specialized education for healthcare professionals. The company created the first and only online comprehensive oral feeding program for neonatal professionals.
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closed 2/24/2014 via BusinessWire

Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society (HIMSS), acquired Online Journal of Nursing Informatics

synopsis: HIMSS Foundation and the HIMSS Nursing Informatics Community announce a new acquisition The Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (OJNI), a free, international, professional, peer-reviewed electronic journal that is published quarterly and supports all functional areas of nursing informatics.
buyer: Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society (HIMSS)
Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society ("HIMSS") is a cause-based, not-for-profit organization exclusively focused on providing global leadership for the optimal use of information technology (IT) and management systems for the betterment of healthcare. "
target: Online Journal of Nursing Informatics
Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (OJNI) is a free, international, professional, peer-reviewed electronic journal that is published quarterly and supports all functional areas of nursing informatics.
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closed 2/2/2011 via PR Newswire

Elsevier B.V., purchased Oncology Journal Portfolio from Cancer Information Group, LLC

synopsis: Elsevier announced that it acquired the oncology portfolio of journals previously published by CIG Media Group LP., (operated as Cancer Information Group). The journals publish peer-reviewed, disease specific original research and review articles that disseminate cutting-edge data to physicians, medical researchers and health care professionals.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: Elsevier B.V.
Elsevier is a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. The company works in partnership with the global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals and close to 20,000 book titles. "
seller parent: Medical Media Holdings
seller: Cancer Information Group, LLC
For more than ten years, CIG Media Group, LP has been the leading medical publisher dedicated to publishing peer-reviewed, tumor-specific oncology/hematology journals and proceedings for clinical/medical oncologists and hematologists.
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closed 5/15/2019 via BNC Analysis

MHA Co., Ltd, acquired Shirobon.net

synopsis: MHA, a Japanese staffing firm focused on medical institutions and nursing homes, acquired Shirobon.net, a Japanese medical staff support site.
buyer: MHA Co., Ltd
Headquartered in Japan, MHA provides staffing solutions to the various issues and difficulties that medical institutions and nursing homes encounter daily. They aim to improve the management capabilities of medical institutions. "
target: Shirobon.net
Shirobon.net is a Japanese medical staff support site. They not only provide a question forum but they also have research material that includes insurance medical care score guides.
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closed 5/4/2016 via PE Hub

HealthLine, Inc., acquired MediLexicon International

synopsis: Healthline Media, which is backed by Summit Partners, has acquired MedicalNewsToday.com (MNT) and MediLexicon.com. MediLexicon International Ltd was the seller. MNT is a leading website in the medical news category while MediLexicon.com is an online database of medical abbreviations with over 200,000 definitions that are constantly updated.
buyer: HealthLine, Inc.
HealthLine, Inc. is a leading provider of intelligent health information and technology solutions. The company's proprietary health taxonomy platform powers a suite of marketing, health search, data and text-mining, and content solutions for global enterprises and advertisers. "
target: MediLexicon International
MedicalNewsToday.com is a leading website in the medical news category, boasting over 132 therapy areas. MediLexicon.com is an online database of medical abbreviations with over 200,000 definitions that are constantly updated.
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announced 11/12/2015 via Company Press Release

xTV, will acquire Hendrik Information Systems, LLC

synopsis: xTV Networks Ltd is pleased to announce the signing of an agreement to acquire the assets of the Hendrik Information Systems, LLC. Hendrik is a content capture and distribution company headed up by CEO Mark Sangster, a Health Care and Technology executive who has now joined xTV as Executive Vice President of Health Care TV.
buyer: xTV (ASX:XTV:$0.52)
xTV Networks Limited allows businesses to set up dedicated multi-channel online networks that integrate branded video and user-generated content with other real-time feeds. xTV allows anyone to create their own Media Network along with Channel Customization, Real Time Facebook/Twitter Integration. "
target: Hendrik Information Systems, LLC
Hendrik information systems are a healthcare focused organization that partners with academic medical centers to deliver value through educational content strategies. Based in Houston Texas, the company was founded to focus on content capture and distribution, primarily in Health Care.
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closed 12/3/2012 via Company Press Release

HealthCare Source, acquired NetLearning, Inc.

synopsis: HealthcareSource® announced that it has acquired NetLearning, a leading provider of learning management software and content for the healthcare industry. The combination of HealthcareSource and NetLearning results in the first company to provide a complete, end-to-end talent management solution designed specifically for healthcare.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: HealthCare Source
HealthcareSource is the leading provider of talent management software for the healthcare industry. HealthcareSource helps healthcare organizations source, hire, assess, develop and retain the best workforce possible in order to reduce costs and to improve patient satisfaction and safety. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: NetLearning, Inc.
NetLearning is an e-learning solutions provider developing products specifically for the healthcare industry since 1995. The NetLearning product suite allows for the deployment, management, and reporting of training-related activities.
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closed 5/9/2011 via PR Newswire

Elsevier B.V., acquired Fisterra.com

synopsis: Elsevier has announced the acquisition of Fisterra.com, an award winning, widely used e-clinical reference solution in Spain. Fisterra was launched in 2002 by two primary care doctors and a medical librarian in response to the need for an online short answer Spanish language reference solution to help primary care physicians.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: Elsevier B.V.
Elsevier is a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. The company works in partnership with the global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals and close to 20,000 book titles. "
target: Fisterra.com
Fisterra.com provides access to Fisterrae, an advanced e-clinical reference solution that integrates support resources for health professionals in a local language platform.
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closed 2/8/2011 via BusinessWire

Ebix, Inc., acquired A.D.A.M., Inc.

synopsis: Ebix, Inc., a leading international supplier of On-Demand software and E-commerce services to the insurance industry, has announced the closing of the merger of Atlanta based A.D.A.M., Inc., a leading provider of health information and benefits technology solutions in the United States.
buyer: Ebix, Inc. (EBIX:$532.52)
Ebix, Inc., provides end-to-end solutions ranging from infrastructure exchanges, carrier systems, agency systems and BPO services to custom software development for all entities involved in the insurance industry. "
target: A.D.A.M., Inc.
A.D.A.M., Inc. is a leading provider of consumer health information and benefits technology solutions to healthcare organizations, benefits brokers, employers, consumers, and educational institutions.
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