By HCPro, Inc.

closed 11/1/2013 via PR Web

BLR, purchased HCPro & HealthLeaders from HCPro, Inc.

synopsis: BLR®—Business & Legal Resources—announced the acquisition of the HCPro and HealthLeaders Media brands and certain assets. HCPro is a leading provider of integrated information, education and training in the vital areas of healthcare regulation and compliance.
buyer: BLR
BLR is the leading provider of employment, safety, and environmental compliance solutions. Its award-winning information products—including training programs, events, web portals, reports and subscription services—give businesses of all sizes and industries the best tools available. "
seller parent: Halyard Capital
seller: HCPro, Inc.
HCPro is a provider of integrated information, education, training, and consulting products and services in the vital areas of healthcare regulation and compliance. HealthLeaders Media is a media company dedicated to meeting the business information needs of healthcare professionals.
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closed 10/2/2008 via BusinessWire

HCPro, Inc., acquired Beacon Health Corp.

synopsis: HCPro, Inc. is pleased to announce a significant expansion of its presence in the homecare and hospice industry with the acquisition of Beacon Health. Located in Mequon, WI, and led by industry expert, Diane Omdahl, Beacon Health is the market leader in providing information and published products for the homecare and hospice industry.
buyer parent: Halyard Capital
buyer: HCPro, Inc.
HCPro is a leading provider of integrated information, education, training, and consulting products and services in the vital areas of healthcare regulation and compliance. The company's mission is to meet the specialized informational, advisory, and educational needs of the healthcare industry. "
target: Beacon Health Corp.
Beacon Health is dedicated to advancing the art and practice of home health care through ever higher standards of education, resources, and support for home health and hospice industry providers.
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closed 7/1/2008 via BusinessWire

HCPro, Inc., acquired Quality America

synopsis: HCPro, Inc., a portfolio company of Halyard Capital, and a leading provider of regulatory compliance and management information, as well as educational and consulting services to the global healthcare industry announced continued expansion into OSHA safety compliance in outpatient healthcare settings with the acquisition of Quality America, Inc.
buyer parent: Halyard Capital
buyer: HCPro, Inc.
HCPro is a leading provider of integrated information, education, training, and consulting products and services in the vital areas of healthcare regulation and compliance. The company's mission is to meet the specialized informational, advisory, and educational needs of the healthcare industry. "
target: Quality America
Quality America offers a full line of OSHA compliance products including safety manuals, training seminars, on-going education and news services such as the widely recognized OSHA Watch.
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closed 2/13/2008 via PR Newswire

Halyard Capital, acquired HCPro, Inc.

synopsis: Berkery Noyes announced that the firm represented The Riverside Company on the sale of its portfolio company HCPro Holdings, Inc. to Halyard Capital. The management team will continue to have an investment in the new entity. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Halyard Capital
Halyard is a private equity fund with $350 million of capital under management focused on investing in media, communications and business services companies. The Fund specializes in middle-market leveraged buyouts, growth equity and structured equity investments. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: HCPro, Inc.
HCPro is a leading provider of integrated information, education, training, and consulting products and services in the vital areas of healthcare regulation and compliance. The company's mission is to meet the specialized informational, advisory, and educational needs of the healthcare industry.
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closed 11/6/2006 via BusinessWire

HCPro, Inc., acquired QualityCare

synopsis: HCPro, Inc. has continued its expansion into the long-term care education and information delivery sector by acquiring QualityCare from owners Steve and Linda Czingula. This is HCPro’s fifth acquisition of 2006, after completing six publishing acquisitions in 2005. In February 2006, HCPro acquired Contemporary Long-Term Care magazine.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: HCPro, Inc.
HCPro is a leading provider of integrated information, education, training, and consulting products and services in the vital areas of healthcare regulation and compliance. The company's mission is to meet the specialized informational, advisory, and educational needs of the healthcare industry. "
target: QualityCare
QualityCare publishes tools and products for documenting care and training staff in long-term care facilities. More than 4,000 nursing facilities have purchased QualityCare products.
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closed 9/1/2006 via BusinessWire

HCPro, Inc., acquired National Health Information

synopsis: HCPro, Inc. has expanded into managed care publishing by acquiring National Health Information, LLC. NHI, of Atlanta, GA, is a business-to-business healthcare publisher with subscription newsletters and books in managed care, and also in several of HCPro's core markets, such as health information management and long-term care.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: HCPro, Inc.
HCPro is a leading provider of integrated information, education, training, and consulting products and services in the vital areas of healthcare regulation and compliance. The company's mission is to meet the specialized informational, advisory, and educational needs of the healthcare industry. "
target: National Health Information
National Health Information, of Atlanta, GA, is a business-to-business healthcare publisher with subscription newsletters and books in managed care, health information management and long-term care.
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closed 6/16/2006 via BusinessWire

HCPro, Inc., acquired HRAI Coding Specialists, LLC

synopsis: HCPro, Inc. has furthered expanded into the medical coding, reimbursement, compliance, Medicare and revenue cycle markets by acquiring HRAI Coding Specialists, LLC (HRAI), a Richmond, VA-based company founded by industry expert Hugh Aaron. HRAI provides educational courses in the form of intense, multi-day Boot Camp formats and audioconferences.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: HCPro, Inc.
HCPro is a leading provider of integrated information, education, training, and consulting products and services in the vital areas of healthcare regulation and compliance. The company's mission is to meet the specialized informational, advisory, and educational needs of the healthcare industry. "
target: HRAI Coding Specialists, LLC
HRAI provides educational courses in the form of intense, multi-day Boot Camp formats and audioconferences.
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closed 2/27/2006 via BusinessWire

HCPro, Inc., acquired Bandido Books

synopsis: HCPro, Inc. has furthered its expansion into the nursing information delivery sector by acquiring Orlando-based Bandido Books, a publisher of clinical and non-clinical nursing information. HCPro completed the deal just days after acquiring Contemporary Long Term Care (CLTC) magazine and related products from HealthNet Information Services.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: HCPro, Inc.
HCPro is a leading provider of integrated information, education, training, and consulting products and services in the vital areas of healthcare regulation and compliance. The company's mission is to meet the specialized informational, advisory, and educational needs of the healthcare industry. "
target: Bandido Books
Bandido Books was founded by nurses to provide relevant and useful information for the practice and enjoyment of nursing. Few fields in life afford the opportunity to share in the human struggle as nursing does.
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closed 2/14/2006 via BusinessWire

HCPro, Inc., acquired HealthNet Information Services

synopsis: HCPro, Inc. has continued its expansion into the long-term care information delivery sector by acquiring Contemporary Long Term Care (CLTC) magazine and related products from HealthNet Information Services.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: HCPro, Inc.
HCPro is a leading provider of integrated information, education, training, and consulting products and services in the vital areas of healthcare regulation and compliance. The company's mission is to meet the specialized informational, advisory, and educational needs of the healthcare industry. "
target: HealthNet Information Services
HealthNet Information Services is a magazine publishing company based in Parsippany, NJ.
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closed 8/22/2005 via BusinessWire

HCPro, acquired HealthLeaders, Inc.

synopsis: HCPro, Inc. today announced it has significantly broadened its healthcare publishing lines by acquiring HealthLeaders Media from Decision Resources, Inc. The acquisition includes the monthly HealthLeaders magazine, several general healthcare business email publications, live events and a state-specific healthcare business news service.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: HCPro
HCPro is a leading provider of integrated information, education, training, and consulting products and services in the vital areas of healthcare regulation and compliance. The company's mission is to meet the specialized informational, advisory, and educational needs of the healthcare industry. "
target parent: Boston Ventures Management, Inc.
target: HealthLeaders, Inc.
HealthLeaders is a leading multi-platform media company dedicated to meeting the business information needs of healthcare executives and professionals.
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closed 11/1/2013 via PR Web

BLR, purchased HCPro & HealthLeaders from HCPro, Inc.

synopsis: BLR®—Business & Legal Resources—announced the acquisition of the HCPro and HealthLeaders Media brands and certain assets. HCPro is a leading provider of integrated information, education and training in the vital areas of healthcare regulation and compliance.
buyer: BLR
BLR is the leading provider of employment, safety, and environmental compliance solutions. Its award-winning information products—including training programs, events, web portals, reports and subscription services—give businesses of all sizes and industries the best tools available. "
seller parent: Halyard Capital
seller: HCPro, Inc.
HCPro is a provider of integrated information, education, training, and consulting products and services in the vital areas of healthcare regulation and compliance. HealthLeaders Media is a media company dedicated to meeting the business information needs of healthcare professionals.
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closed 2/13/2008 via PR Newswire

Halyard Capital, acquired HCPro, Inc.

synopsis: Berkery Noyes announced that the firm represented The Riverside Company on the sale of its portfolio company HCPro Holdings, Inc. to Halyard Capital. The management team will continue to have an investment in the new entity. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Halyard Capital
Halyard is a private equity fund with $350 million of capital under management focused on investing in media, communications and business services companies. The Fund specializes in middle-market leveraged buyouts, growth equity and structured equity investments. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: HCPro, Inc.
HCPro is a leading provider of integrated information, education, training, and consulting products and services in the vital areas of healthcare regulation and compliance. The company's mission is to meet the specialized informational, advisory, and educational needs of the healthcare industry.
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closed 3/22/2017 via Yahoo, Inc.

The Health Care Compliance Association, purchased Report on Medicare Compliance from AIS Health

synopsis: The Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) announced that it has acquired one of the health care industry's leading trade newsletters, Report on Medicare Compliance, from Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS Health).
buyer: The Health Care Compliance Association
The Health Care Compliance Association is non-profit association headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn. USA. HCCA serves more than 11,500 compliance and ethics professionals, offers more than 50 meetings a year, and publishes Compliance Today, a monthly magazine for its members. "
seller parent: Susquehanna International Group, LLP
seller: AIS Health
Report on Medicare Compliance is one of the health care industry's leading trade newsletters. It is the industry's #1 source of timely news and proven strategies on medical necessity, inpatient and outpatient billing, documentation, conflicts of interest, Stark compliance, appeals and more.
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closed 10/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

RJ Capital Partners, acquired Infonetica ltd.

synopsis: RJ Capital Partners, a UK-based entrepreneurial firm, has acquired Infonetica, a global provider of intuitive software solutions, serving national health trusts, internationally renowned universities and governments. Infonetica offers solutions for research management, ethics application approval, tissue sample tracking, and compliance training.
buyer: RJ Capital Partners
RJ Capital Partners is a UK-based entrepreneurial firm set up to acquire, actively manage and grow one privately-held business that has the potential to become a leader in its industry. RJ Capital Partners was established by Raja Prasanna, a highly experienced entrepreneur. "
target: Infonetica ltd.
Infonetica is a global provider of intuitive software solutions, serving national health trusts, internationally renowned universities and governments. Infonetica offers solutions for research management, ethics application approval, tissue sample tracking, and compliance training.
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closed 10/4/2017 via BusinessWire

Steele Compliance Solutions, Inc., acquired Compliance Wave

synopsis: Steele Compliance Solutions, Inc. announced its acquisition of Compliance Wave LLC. Compliance Wave is an innovative leader in compliance micro-training content. With an impressive client base of Fortune 500 companies, Compliance Wave provides a library of over 2,000 micro-learning & communication tools in more than 30 languages.
buyer: Steele Compliance Solutions, Inc.
Steele Compliance is a global compliance intelligence firm offering comprehensive third-party due diligence and software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions that help organizations comply with regulatory requirements and align with best practices. "
target: Compliance Wave
Compliance Wave is an innovative leader in compliance micro-training content. Compliance Wave provides a library of over 2,000 micro-learning & communication tools in more than 30 languages. The content provides short, engaging and retainable information.
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closed 7/20/2017 via PR Newswire

CenterWatch, Inc., acquired FDAnews inc.

synopsis: WIRB-Copernicus Group, the world's leading provider of solutions to measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research, announced that it has acquired FDAnews, which provides global regulatory information for executives in the clinical research, biopharmaceutical and medical device industries.
buyer parent: Arsenal Capital Partners
buyer: CenterWatch, Inc.
CenterWatch is the recognized global leader in providing clinical trials information to a broad and influential spectrum of clinical research professionals ranging from sponsors and CROs, to investigative sites, technology solutions and niche providers. "
target: FDAnews inc.
FDAnews provides domestic and international regulatory, legislative and business news and information for executives in industries regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
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closed 2/2/2017 via PR Web

Career Step, acquired Panacea Healthcare Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and professional training, has acquired the Revenue Capture and Coding and Documentation Divisions of Panacea Healthcare Solutions. Panacea Healthcare Solutions provides expert coding, compliance, technology and financial advice to hundreds of healthcare providers each year.
buyer parent: Revelstoke Capital Partners LLC
buyer: Career Step
Career Step is an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training. Career Step provides training for the largest and most respected healthcare employers in the nation and is committed to helping students and practicing professionals gain the skills they need to be successful. "
target: Panacea Healthcare Solutions, Inc.
Panacea Healthcare Solutions provides expert coding, compliance, financial consulting and information technology to hundreds of healthcare providers and organizations each year to proactively maintain compliance and identify risk and new incremental net revenue opportunities.
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closed 1/4/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Azzur Group, acquired Learnaboutgmp

synopsis: Azzur Group, LLC, a private equity firm with holdings in the life sciences consulting industry, is pleased to announce the acquisition of US-based training company, Learnaboutgmp. Learnaboutgmp is an online training and education platform for biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and medical device companies.
buyer: Azzur Group
Azzur Group is a private equity firm comprised of a network of high-level life science companies, created to provide efficient and cost-effective solutions. "
target: Learnaboutgmp
Learnaboutgmp is an online training and education platform for biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and medical device companies. This platform has allowed some of the top international pharmaceutical companies to greatly increase their compliance knowledge and compliment their existing in-house training.
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announced 3/24/2016 via AP - Associated Press

BLR, will purchase HR, Health Care and Environmental divisions from Thompson Information Services

synopsis: BLR has reached an agreement to acquire HR, Health Care and Environmental divisions of Thompson Information Services. The company is recognized as one of the leading publishers of compliance and regulatory information and training in the fields of federal grants, federal contracting, financial services, food and drug, and more.
buyer: BLR
BLR®—Business & Legal Resources helps U.S. businesses simplify compliance with state and federal legal requirements, and help them become more successful. They do this by offering authoritative content and practical, easy-to-use tools. "
seller parent: Columbia Books & Information Services
seller: Thompson Information Services
Thompson Information Services to provide the most authoritative, timely and practical guidance available in a variety of professional practice areas. Thompson Information Services is recognized as one of the leading publishers of compliance and regulatory information and training.
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closed 3/1/2013 via PR Web

NetDimensions Ltd., acquired eHealthcareIT

synopsis: NetDimensions, a global provider of performance, knowledge and learning management systems, announced that it has acquired the assets, goodwill and business of eHealthcareIT. The acquisition is in line with NetDimensions’ strategy to become a premier global provider for talent management solutions for highly-regulated industries.
buyer: NetDimensions Ltd. (AIM:NETD:$25.30)
NetDimensions is a global provider of performance, knowledge and learning management systems. The company's key products include the Enterprise Knowledge Platform, the Enterprise Assessment Platform and the Enterprise Content Platform. "
target: eHealthcareIT
eHealthcareIT specializes in e-learning and compliance solutions for the U.S. healthcare market. Their solutions comprise of specialized healthcare training content that help address Corporate, HIPAA, and Joint Commission compliance requirements, delivered via the NetDimensions Talent Suite.
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announced 5/30/2018 via Company Press Release

Agilent Technologies Inc., will acquire ULTRA Scientific

synopsis: Agilent Technologies, Inc., a global leader in life sciences, diagnostics, and applied chemical markets, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all the business assets of Ultra Scientific, a leading provider of chemical standards and certified reference materials.
buyer: Agilent Technologies Inc. (A:$4,720.00)
Agilent Technologies Inc. is a global leader in life sciences, diagnostics, and applied chemical markets. With more than 50 years of insight and innovation, Agilent instruments, software, services, solutions, and people provide trusted answers to its customers' most challenging questions. "
target: ULTRA Scientific
Since 1976 ULTRA has been a world-wide producer and industry leader in certified reference materials and other laboratory solutions. It services the environmental, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, life science and molecular testing laboratories.
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closed 3/24/2014 via PR Web

Weatherbee Resources, Inc., acquired Hospice Compliance Network

synopsis: Weatherbee Resources Inc., the nation’s leading provider of hospice consulting services, announced the acquisition of the Hospice Compliance Network from Summit Business Group, LLC. The Hospice Compliance Network assists hospices in their efforts to develop and maintain effective corporate compliance programs.
buyer: Weatherbee Resources, Inc.
Weatherbee Resources is the nation’s leading provider of consulting services exclusively for the hospice industry. Founded in 1997, Weatherbee has developed and provided products and services to assist hospices with regulatory compliance, operational efficiency and best practices. "
target parent: Summit Business Group, LLC
target: Hospice Compliance Network
The Hospice Compliance Network has provided hospice compliance officers and management teams with resources to assist in understanding and managing the myriad of regulatory challenges the industry has endured.
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closed 8/5/2010 via PR Newswire

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired Quality Indicator Project

synopsis: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. announced it has acquired the Quality Indicator Project® division (QI Project®) from the Maryland Hospital Association. Launched in 1984, QI Project is among the earliest pioneers in the clinical performance measurement arena.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey Associates is the health care industry’s leading independent vendor of satisfaction measurement and improvement services. Press Ganey assists health care facilities in collecting and using patient, resident, employee, and physician evaluations in their quality improvement initiatives. "
target parent: Maryland Hospital Association
target: Quality Indicator Project
Healthcare executives, clinicians and quality professionals throughout the U.S. rely on the Quality Indicator Project’s best-in-class clinical performance measurement, reporting, and analytical solutions to meet their performance measurement and improvement goals for core measures and more.
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closed 5/2/2005 via BusinessWire

Passport Health Communications, Inc., acquired Healthworks Alliance, Inc.

synopsis: Passport Health Communications, Inc. announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Healthworks Alliance, Inc., a leading provider of front and back-end software applications designed to assist healthcare providers in identifying and eliminating denied claims and related wri
buyer parent: Primus Capital Funds
buyer: Passport Health Communications, Inc.
Passport Health Communications, Inc. is focused on delivering innovative, transaction-based healthcare solutions that help providers manage the balance between patient access, quality of care and getting paid. "
target: Healthworks Alliance, Inc.
Healthworks Alliance, Inc. develops and markets application software and specialized databases which are used by healthcare providers to validate orders and claims for compliance with applicable reimbursement edits, and to manage the appeal of denied claims.
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closed 3/14/2017 via Company Press Release

Cressey & Co., Spectrum Equity, acquired Verisys Corporation

synopsis: Verisys Corporation, a leading provider of technology solutions and primary-source data on healthcare professionals and businesses, announced that Spectrum Equity, along with Cressey & Company and Verisys CEO John P. Benson, have made a significant growth equity investment in the Company.
buyer: Spectrum Equity
buyer: Cressey & Co.
Spectrum Equity is a leading growth equity firm providing capital and strategic support to innovative Internet, software and information services companies. Cressey & Company LP is a private investment firm focused exclusively on investing in and building leading healthcare businesses. "
target: Verisys Corporation
Verisys is the leading provider of health care credentialing services with the most current, accurate, and comprehensive data and technology tools. Since 1992, Verisys has been leading the health care industry by providing the highest quality data coupled with deep health care industry experience.
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closed 6/16/2015 via PR Newswire

Schulman Associates Institutional Review Board, acquired Absolute Research

synopsis: Schulman Associates IRB, Inc., a customer service and technology company, has acquired Absolute Research. Absolute Research provides protection for human subjects involved in research while supporting a research enterprise. Absolute Research allows research administrators to navigate obstacles for biomedical and social-behavioral research.
buyer: Schulman Associates Institutional Review Board
Schulman Associates IRB is a leader in the protection of human research participants that offers IRB review services to clinical trial sponsors, CROs, and institutions. Schulman offers consulting services that improve clinical studies, data integrity and the protection of human subjects. "
target: Absolute Research
AbsoluteResearch accesses information to advise investigators on regulatory issues and make decisions for an IRB office. Their tools use experiences in IRB Management as well as Bioethics and with their Web-Based Solution they enable Research Institutes to analyze guidance from regulatory agencies.
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closed 1/5/2015 via BusinessWire

LexisNexis Risk Solutions, acquired Health Market Science, Inc.

synopsis: LexisNexis® Risk Solutions, a division of Reed Elsevier, announced it has acquired Health Market Science (HMS), a leading supplier of high-quality data on health care professionals and an administrator of one of the largest practitioner-level medical claims databases in the U.S.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: LexisNexis Risk Solutions
LexisNexis Risk Solutions is a leader in providing essential information that helps customers across industries and government predict, assess and manage risk. They are a leading supplier of data and data management solutions for the health care industry. "
target parent: Edison Partners
target: Health Market Science, Inc.
Health Market Science (HMS), helps businesses and government entities solve complex business challenges centered on healthcare provider information. HMS develops agile solutions so their clients can improve compliance, reduce operational costs and maximize market opportunities in real time.
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closed 9/1/2010 via PR Newswire

Thomson Reuters, acquired Healthcare Data Management, Inc.

synopsis: Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, announced that it has acquired Healthcare Data Management, Inc. Effective immediately, the company will become part of the Healthcare & Science business of Thomson Reuters.
buyer: Thomson Reuters (TRI:$5,721.00)
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. Powered by the world's most trusted news organization, Thomson Reuters combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers. "
target: Healthcare Data Management, Inc.
Healthcare Data Management was a pioneer in the establishment of modeling employee health benefit plans and using data-driven metrics to monitor plan performance.
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closed 1/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

Fyllo, acquired CannaRegs, Inc.

synopsis: Fyllo, the world's first MarTech platform for the cannabis industry, has acquired CannaRegs, a website offering subscription access to state and municipal cannabis regulations. CannaRegs provides up-to-date information on cannabis-related rules and regulations from over 4,000 municipal, county, state and federal sources.
buyer: Fyllo
Fyllo is the world's first MarTech platform for the cannabis industry. Fyllo's CannaBrain technology ingests and interrogates billions of data points, allowing brands to safely build and execute advertising campaigns while also enabling publishers to create and monetize compliant ad inventory. "
target: CannaRegs, Inc.
CannaRegs is a comprehensive web-based subscription service and technology platform that provides users enhanced access to all state and municipal cannabis rules and regulations. CannaRegs provides up-to-date information on cannabis-related rules and regulations from over 4,000 sources.
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announced 8/24/2017 via PR Newswire

MassRoots, will acquire CannaRegs, Inc.

synopsis: MassRoots, Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of CannaRegs, Inc., a leading technology platform that tracks changes in cannabis regulations and taxation at the municipal, state, and federal levels.
buyer: MassRoots (OTCPK:MSRT:$0.39)
MassRoots, Inc. is a leading technology platform for the regulated cannabis industry. Its mobile apps empower consumers to make educated cannabis purchasing decisions. Its compliance and POS system enables cannabis-related businesses to streamline their retail operations and compliance reporting. "
target: CannaRegs, Inc.
CannaRegs is a web-based subscription service that provides up-to-date enhanced access to all cannabis-related rules and regulations from municipal, county, state & federal sources. The platform currently provides comprehensive cannabis laws for the states of California, Colorado, Florida & Nevada.
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$12
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closed 11/1/2013 via PR Web

BLR, purchased HCPro & HealthLeaders from HCPro, Inc.

synopsis: BLR®—Business & Legal Resources—announced the acquisition of the HCPro and HealthLeaders Media brands and certain assets. HCPro is a leading provider of integrated information, education and training in the vital areas of healthcare regulation and compliance.
buyer: BLR
BLR is the leading provider of employment, safety, and environmental compliance solutions. Its award-winning information products—including training programs, events, web portals, reports and subscription services—give businesses of all sizes and industries the best tools available. "
seller parent: Halyard Capital
seller: HCPro, Inc.
HCPro is a provider of integrated information, education, training, and consulting products and services in the vital areas of healthcare regulation and compliance. HealthLeaders Media is a media company dedicated to meeting the business information needs of healthcare professionals.
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closed 2/13/2008 via PR Newswire

Halyard Capital, acquired HCPro, Inc.

synopsis: Berkery Noyes announced that the firm represented The Riverside Company on the sale of its portfolio company HCPro Holdings, Inc. to Halyard Capital. The management team will continue to have an investment in the new entity. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Halyard Capital
Halyard is a private equity fund with $350 million of capital under management focused on investing in media, communications and business services companies. The Fund specializes in middle-market leveraged buyouts, growth equity and structured equity investments. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: HCPro, Inc.
HCPro is a leading provider of integrated information, education, training, and consulting products and services in the vital areas of healthcare regulation and compliance. The company's mission is to meet the specialized informational, advisory, and educational needs of the healthcare industry.
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closed 3/22/2017 via Yahoo, Inc.

The Health Care Compliance Association, purchased Report on Medicare Compliance from AIS Health

synopsis: The Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) announced that it has acquired one of the health care industry's leading trade newsletters, Report on Medicare Compliance, from Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS Health).
buyer: The Health Care Compliance Association
The Health Care Compliance Association is non-profit association headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn. USA. HCCA serves more than 11,500 compliance and ethics professionals, offers more than 50 meetings a year, and publishes Compliance Today, a monthly magazine for its members. "
seller parent: Susquehanna International Group, LLP
seller: AIS Health
Report on Medicare Compliance is one of the health care industry's leading trade newsletters. It is the industry's #1 source of timely news and proven strategies on medical necessity, inpatient and outpatient billing, documentation, conflicts of interest, Stark compliance, appeals and more.
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closed 10/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

RJ Capital Partners, acquired Infonetica ltd.

synopsis: RJ Capital Partners, a UK-based entrepreneurial firm, has acquired Infonetica, a global provider of intuitive software solutions, serving national health trusts, internationally renowned universities and governments. Infonetica offers solutions for research management, ethics application approval, tissue sample tracking, and compliance training.
buyer: RJ Capital Partners
RJ Capital Partners is a UK-based entrepreneurial firm set up to acquire, actively manage and grow one privately-held business that has the potential to become a leader in its industry. RJ Capital Partners was established by Raja Prasanna, a highly experienced entrepreneur. "
target: Infonetica ltd.
Infonetica is a global provider of intuitive software solutions, serving national health trusts, internationally renowned universities and governments. Infonetica offers solutions for research management, ethics application approval, tissue sample tracking, and compliance training.
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closed 10/4/2017 via BusinessWire

Steele Compliance Solutions, Inc., acquired Compliance Wave

synopsis: Steele Compliance Solutions, Inc. announced its acquisition of Compliance Wave LLC. Compliance Wave is an innovative leader in compliance micro-training content. With an impressive client base of Fortune 500 companies, Compliance Wave provides a library of over 2,000 micro-learning & communication tools in more than 30 languages.
buyer: Steele Compliance Solutions, Inc.
Steele Compliance is a global compliance intelligence firm offering comprehensive third-party due diligence and software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions that help organizations comply with regulatory requirements and align with best practices. "
target: Compliance Wave
Compliance Wave is an innovative leader in compliance micro-training content. Compliance Wave provides a library of over 2,000 micro-learning & communication tools in more than 30 languages. The content provides short, engaging and retainable information.
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closed 7/20/2017 via PR Newswire

CenterWatch, Inc., acquired FDAnews inc.

synopsis: WIRB-Copernicus Group, the world's leading provider of solutions to measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research, announced that it has acquired FDAnews, which provides global regulatory information for executives in the clinical research, biopharmaceutical and medical device industries.
buyer parent: Arsenal Capital Partners
buyer: CenterWatch, Inc.
CenterWatch is the recognized global leader in providing clinical trials information to a broad and influential spectrum of clinical research professionals ranging from sponsors and CROs, to investigative sites, technology solutions and niche providers. "
target: FDAnews inc.
FDAnews provides domestic and international regulatory, legislative and business news and information for executives in industries regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
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closed 2/2/2017 via PR Web

Career Step, acquired Panacea Healthcare Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and professional training, has acquired the Revenue Capture and Coding and Documentation Divisions of Panacea Healthcare Solutions. Panacea Healthcare Solutions provides expert coding, compliance, technology and financial advice to hundreds of healthcare providers each year.
buyer parent: Revelstoke Capital Partners LLC
buyer: Career Step
Career Step is an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training. Career Step provides training for the largest and most respected healthcare employers in the nation and is committed to helping students and practicing professionals gain the skills they need to be successful. "
target: Panacea Healthcare Solutions, Inc.
Panacea Healthcare Solutions provides expert coding, compliance, financial consulting and information technology to hundreds of healthcare providers and organizations each year to proactively maintain compliance and identify risk and new incremental net revenue opportunities.
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closed 1/4/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Azzur Group, acquired Learnaboutgmp

synopsis: Azzur Group, LLC, a private equity firm with holdings in the life sciences consulting industry, is pleased to announce the acquisition of US-based training company, Learnaboutgmp. Learnaboutgmp is an online training and education platform for biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and medical device companies.
buyer: Azzur Group
Azzur Group is a private equity firm comprised of a network of high-level life science companies, created to provide efficient and cost-effective solutions. "
target: Learnaboutgmp
Learnaboutgmp is an online training and education platform for biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and medical device companies. This platform has allowed some of the top international pharmaceutical companies to greatly increase their compliance knowledge and compliment their existing in-house training.
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announced 3/24/2016 via AP - Associated Press

BLR, will purchase HR, Health Care and Environmental divisions from Thompson Information Services

synopsis: BLR has reached an agreement to acquire HR, Health Care and Environmental divisions of Thompson Information Services. The company is recognized as one of the leading publishers of compliance and regulatory information and training in the fields of federal grants, federal contracting, financial services, food and drug, and more.
buyer: BLR
BLR®—Business & Legal Resources helps U.S. businesses simplify compliance with state and federal legal requirements, and help them become more successful. They do this by offering authoritative content and practical, easy-to-use tools. "
seller parent: Columbia Books & Information Services
seller: Thompson Information Services
Thompson Information Services to provide the most authoritative, timely and practical guidance available in a variety of professional practice areas. Thompson Information Services is recognized as one of the leading publishers of compliance and regulatory information and training.
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closed 3/1/2013 via PR Web

NetDimensions Ltd., acquired eHealthcareIT

synopsis: NetDimensions, a global provider of performance, knowledge and learning management systems, announced that it has acquired the assets, goodwill and business of eHealthcareIT. The acquisition is in line with NetDimensions’ strategy to become a premier global provider for talent management solutions for highly-regulated industries.
buyer: NetDimensions Ltd. (AIM:NETD:$25.30)
NetDimensions is a global provider of performance, knowledge and learning management systems. The company's key products include the Enterprise Knowledge Platform, the Enterprise Assessment Platform and the Enterprise Content Platform. "
target: eHealthcareIT
eHealthcareIT specializes in e-learning and compliance solutions for the U.S. healthcare market. Their solutions comprise of specialized healthcare training content that help address Corporate, HIPAA, and Joint Commission compliance requirements, delivered via the NetDimensions Talent Suite.
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announced 5/30/2018 via Company Press Release

Agilent Technologies Inc., will acquire ULTRA Scientific

synopsis: Agilent Technologies, Inc., a global leader in life sciences, diagnostics, and applied chemical markets, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all the business assets of Ultra Scientific, a leading provider of chemical standards and certified reference materials.
buyer: Agilent Technologies Inc. (A:$4,720.00)
Agilent Technologies Inc. is a global leader in life sciences, diagnostics, and applied chemical markets. With more than 50 years of insight and innovation, Agilent instruments, software, services, solutions, and people provide trusted answers to its customers' most challenging questions. "
target: ULTRA Scientific
Since 1976 ULTRA has been a world-wide producer and industry leader in certified reference materials and other laboratory solutions. It services the environmental, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, life science and molecular testing laboratories.
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closed 3/24/2014 via PR Web

Weatherbee Resources, Inc., acquired Hospice Compliance Network

synopsis: Weatherbee Resources Inc., the nation’s leading provider of hospice consulting services, announced the acquisition of the Hospice Compliance Network from Summit Business Group, LLC. The Hospice Compliance Network assists hospices in their efforts to develop and maintain effective corporate compliance programs.
buyer: Weatherbee Resources, Inc.
Weatherbee Resources is the nation’s leading provider of consulting services exclusively for the hospice industry. Founded in 1997, Weatherbee has developed and provided products and services to assist hospices with regulatory compliance, operational efficiency and best practices. "
target parent: Summit Business Group, LLC
target: Hospice Compliance Network
The Hospice Compliance Network has provided hospice compliance officers and management teams with resources to assist in understanding and managing the myriad of regulatory challenges the industry has endured.
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closed 8/5/2010 via PR Newswire

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired Quality Indicator Project

synopsis: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. announced it has acquired the Quality Indicator Project® division (QI Project®) from the Maryland Hospital Association. Launched in 1984, QI Project is among the earliest pioneers in the clinical performance measurement arena.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey Associates is the health care industry’s leading independent vendor of satisfaction measurement and improvement services. Press Ganey assists health care facilities in collecting and using patient, resident, employee, and physician evaluations in their quality improvement initiatives. "
target parent: Maryland Hospital Association
target: Quality Indicator Project
Healthcare executives, clinicians and quality professionals throughout the U.S. rely on the Quality Indicator Project’s best-in-class clinical performance measurement, reporting, and analytical solutions to meet their performance measurement and improvement goals for core measures and more.
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closed 5/2/2005 via BusinessWire

Passport Health Communications, Inc., acquired Healthworks Alliance, Inc.

synopsis: Passport Health Communications, Inc. announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Healthworks Alliance, Inc., a leading provider of front and back-end software applications designed to assist healthcare providers in identifying and eliminating denied claims and related wri
buyer parent: Primus Capital Funds
buyer: Passport Health Communications, Inc.
Passport Health Communications, Inc. is focused on delivering innovative, transaction-based healthcare solutions that help providers manage the balance between patient access, quality of care and getting paid. "
target: Healthworks Alliance, Inc.
Healthworks Alliance, Inc. develops and markets application software and specialized databases which are used by healthcare providers to validate orders and claims for compliance with applicable reimbursement edits, and to manage the appeal of denied claims.
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closed 3/14/2017 via Company Press Release

Cressey & Co., Spectrum Equity, acquired Verisys Corporation

synopsis: Verisys Corporation, a leading provider of technology solutions and primary-source data on healthcare professionals and businesses, announced that Spectrum Equity, along with Cressey & Company and Verisys CEO John P. Benson, have made a significant growth equity investment in the Company.
buyer: Spectrum Equity
buyer: Cressey & Co.
Spectrum Equity is a leading growth equity firm providing capital and strategic support to innovative Internet, software and information services companies. Cressey & Company LP is a private investment firm focused exclusively on investing in and building leading healthcare businesses. "
target: Verisys Corporation
Verisys is the leading provider of health care credentialing services with the most current, accurate, and comprehensive data and technology tools. Since 1992, Verisys has been leading the health care industry by providing the highest quality data coupled with deep health care industry experience.
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closed 6/16/2015 via PR Newswire

Schulman Associates Institutional Review Board, acquired Absolute Research

synopsis: Schulman Associates IRB, Inc., a customer service and technology company, has acquired Absolute Research. Absolute Research provides protection for human subjects involved in research while supporting a research enterprise. Absolute Research allows research administrators to navigate obstacles for biomedical and social-behavioral research.
buyer: Schulman Associates Institutional Review Board
Schulman Associates IRB is a leader in the protection of human research participants that offers IRB review services to clinical trial sponsors, CROs, and institutions. Schulman offers consulting services that improve clinical studies, data integrity and the protection of human subjects. "
target: Absolute Research
AbsoluteResearch accesses information to advise investigators on regulatory issues and make decisions for an IRB office. Their tools use experiences in IRB Management as well as Bioethics and with their Web-Based Solution they enable Research Institutes to analyze guidance from regulatory agencies.
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closed 1/5/2015 via BusinessWire

LexisNexis Risk Solutions, acquired Health Market Science, Inc.

synopsis: LexisNexis® Risk Solutions, a division of Reed Elsevier, announced it has acquired Health Market Science (HMS), a leading supplier of high-quality data on health care professionals and an administrator of one of the largest practitioner-level medical claims databases in the U.S.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: LexisNexis Risk Solutions
LexisNexis Risk Solutions is a leader in providing essential information that helps customers across industries and government predict, assess and manage risk. They are a leading supplier of data and data management solutions for the health care industry. "
target parent: Edison Partners
target: Health Market Science, Inc.
Health Market Science (HMS), helps businesses and government entities solve complex business challenges centered on healthcare provider information. HMS develops agile solutions so their clients can improve compliance, reduce operational costs and maximize market opportunities in real time.
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closed 9/1/2010 via PR Newswire

Thomson Reuters, acquired Healthcare Data Management, Inc.

synopsis: Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, announced that it has acquired Healthcare Data Management, Inc. Effective immediately, the company will become part of the Healthcare & Science business of Thomson Reuters.
buyer: Thomson Reuters (TRI:$5,721.00)
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. Powered by the world's most trusted news organization, Thomson Reuters combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers. "
target: Healthcare Data Management, Inc.
Healthcare Data Management was a pioneer in the establishment of modeling employee health benefit plans and using data-driven metrics to monitor plan performance.
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closed 1/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

Fyllo, acquired CannaRegs, Inc.

synopsis: Fyllo, the world's first MarTech platform for the cannabis industry, has acquired CannaRegs, a website offering subscription access to state and municipal cannabis regulations. CannaRegs provides up-to-date information on cannabis-related rules and regulations from over 4,000 municipal, county, state and federal sources.
buyer: Fyllo
Fyllo is the world's first MarTech platform for the cannabis industry. Fyllo's CannaBrain technology ingests and interrogates billions of data points, allowing brands to safely build and execute advertising campaigns while also enabling publishers to create and monetize compliant ad inventory. "
target: CannaRegs, Inc.
CannaRegs is a comprehensive web-based subscription service and technology platform that provides users enhanced access to all state and municipal cannabis rules and regulations. CannaRegs provides up-to-date information on cannabis-related rules and regulations from over 4,000 sources.
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announced 8/24/2017 via PR Newswire

MassRoots, will acquire CannaRegs, Inc.

synopsis: MassRoots, Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of CannaRegs, Inc., a leading technology platform that tracks changes in cannabis regulations and taxation at the municipal, state, and federal levels.
buyer: MassRoots (OTCPK:MSRT:$0.39)
MassRoots, Inc. is a leading technology platform for the regulated cannabis industry. Its mobile apps empower consumers to make educated cannabis purchasing decisions. Its compliance and POS system enables cannabis-related businesses to streamline their retail operations and compliance reporting. "
target: CannaRegs, Inc.
CannaRegs is a web-based subscription service that provides up-to-date enhanced access to all cannabis-related rules and regulations from municipal, county, state & federal sources. The platform currently provides comprehensive cannabis laws for the states of California, Colorado, Florida & Nevada.
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