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closed 7/1/2019 via Company Press Release

SPH Analytics, acquired DSS Research

synopsis: SPH Analytics has acquired DSS Research, creating the nation’s premier member experience measurement and analytics firm. DSS Research is a survey research firm that works with health plans, hospitals, accountable care organizations, and more to uncover insights about their business through survey research and advanced analytics.
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: SPH Analytics
SPH Analytics, a leader in healthcare analytics and population health management, empowers clients to analyze and interpret their clinical, financial, and consumer experience data to maximize their performance. SPH’s solutions include Population Care, Population Value, and Population Engage. "
target: DSS Research
DSS Research is a survey research firm that works with more than 1,000 health plans, hospitals, accountable care organizations, home health agencies, dialysis centers, and Hospices to uncover insights about their business through survey research and advanced analytics.
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announced 6/11/2019 via BusinessWire

Ares Management, L.P., Leonard Green & Partners, L.P., will acquire Press Ganey Associates, Inc.

synopsis: Press Ganey Associates, Inc., a provider of safety, quality, patient experience and workforce engagement solutions for healthcare organizations, will be acquired by Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. and affiliates of Ares Management Corporation. Press Ganey offers a suite of solutions that enables enterprise transformation across the patient journey.
buyer: Leonard Green & Partners, L.P.
buyer: Ares Management, L.P. (NYSE:ARES:$1,169.57)
Ares Management, L.P. is a publicly traded, leading global alternative asset manager. Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. is a private equity investment firm that partners with management teams and founders to invest in market-leading companies. "
target parent: EQT AB
target: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey offers an integrated suite of solutions that enables enterprise transformation across the patient journey. Delivered through a cutting-edge digital platform, Press Ganey solutions address safety, clinical excellence, patient experience, and workforce engagement.
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closed 10/21/2016 via BusinessWire

EQT, acquired Press Ganey Associates, Inc.

synopsis: Leading provider of patient experience measurement, performance analytics and strategic advisory solutions for health care organizations; Press Ganey Holdings, Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition by private equity group EQT. Under the terms, Press Ganey shareholders will receive $40.50 in cash for each share of common stock.
buyer: EQT (EQT:$0.00)
EQT is a leading global private equity group with approximately EUR 29 billion in raised capital. EQT has portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US. EQT works with portfolio companies to achieve sustainable growth, operational excellence and market leadership. "
target parent: Vestar Capital Partners
target: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey Holdings is a leading provider of patient experience measurement, performance analytics and strategic advisory solutions for health care organizations across the continuum of care.
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$344
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closed 3/12/2008 via Company Press Release

Vestar Capital Partners, acquired Press Ganey Associates, Inc.

synopsis: American Securities Capital Partners (ASCP) completed the sale of its interest in Press Ganey Associates after almost five years of partnership with the Company. The exit occurs after significant accomplishments by Press Ganey over this period.
buyer: Vestar Capital Partners
Vestar Capital Partners is a leading international private equity firm specializing in management buyouts and growth capital investments. The firm's investment strategy is targeted towards companies in the U.S., Europe, and Japan with valuations in the $100 million to $5 billion range. "
target parent: American Securities Capital Partners
target: 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.
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closed 5/3/2016 via BusinessWire

Bivarus, Inc., acquired The Jackson Group, Inc.

synopsis: Bivarus, Inc., a patient experience analytics company, announced that it has acquired The Jackson Group, Inc., a leading healthcare-focused measurement and consulting firm. The acquisition expands Bivarus’s offerings to capture and operationalize patient and employee insights for healthcare organizations.
buyer: Bivarus, Inc.
Bivarus brings a new science for measuring continuous quality improvement (CQI) and the patient experience to hospital-based outpatient service lines, community-based clinics, and large group practices. Their analytics platform gives healthcare leaders relevant data around patient experience. "
target: The Jackson Group, Inc.
The Jackson Group, Inc. commits itself and its resources to helping organizations through a wide array of solutions including employee surveys, customer satisfaction surveys, exit surveys, and community perceptions assessments.
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closed 12/5/2011 via Market Wire

Avatar International LLC, acquired HR Solutions International, Inc.

synopsis: Avatar International, a leading healthcare quality improvement firm, announced its acquisition of HR Solutions International, Inc., a human capital management consulting firm specializing in employee and physician engagement. The firm designs surveys and administers them primarily through email and web-based channels.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Avatar International LLC
Avatar International, a research and consulting company based in Orlando, Fla., specializes in Evidence Based Intelligent Surveys™ and Innovative Strategies™ to transform information into significant quality and efficiency of care improvement for the healthcare industry. "
target: HR Solutions International, Inc.
HR Solutions International designs surveys and administers them primarily through email and web-based channels. Customers access the data through an online reporting tool that provides detailed and customizable results as well as actionable recommendations.
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closed 11/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Schlesinger Group, acquired Focus Pointe Global

synopsis: Schlesinger Group, a leading international data collection and research services company, has acquired Focus Pointe Global, a US marketing research data collection company offering a range of in-person and online qualitative solutions.
buyer parent: Gauge Capital
buyer: Schlesinger Group
Schlesinger Group is a data collection company offering a broad range of qualitative and quantitative research solutions. They provide effective online surveys that include programming and hosting. As the world transforms, they reach for new heights, redefining services beyond clients’ expectations."
target: Focus Pointe Global
Focus Pointe Global is a US marketing research data collection company offering a range of in-person and online qualitative solutions with expertise in the consumer space, clinical studies, and jury research. Its 1.6 million-member QualPanel is a rich source of qualified respondents.
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closed 11/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ironwood Insights Group, acquired Discovery Research Group

synopsis: Ironwood Insights Group, a full-service research firm dedicated to helping their clients make informed business decisions, has acquired the data collection company, Discovery Research Group, headquartered in Saratoga Springs, UT.
buyer: Ironwood Insights Group
Ironwood Insights Group is a full-service research firm dedicated to helping their clients make informed business decisions. They aim to fully understand their client's research objectives. With those objectives, they design a research strategy to achieve their clients'​ specific goals. "
target: Discovery Research Group
Discovery Research Group, with 30+ years of experience, completing thousands of surveys each year, they are the best choice for high quality, competitively priced data collection methodologies in market research, healthcare follow up, customer loyalty, tracking and polling studies.
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announced 6/3/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

Beyond Commerce, Inc., will acquire Issues & Answers Network, Inc.

synopsis: Beyond Commerce, Inc., a provider of B2B internet marketing analytics, technologies and services, announced it has agreed to acquire Issues & Answers Network, Inc. Issues & Answers is a global consumer insights research partner providing answers for brands and companies through both qualitative and quantitative methodologies.
buyer: Beyond Commerce, Inc. (OTCPK:BYOC:$0.46)
Beyond Commerce, Inc. is focused on business combinations of "big data" companies in the global B2B internet marketing analytics, technologies and related services space. Their objective is to develop and deploy software technology that will build on growth potential and to exploit opportunities. "
target: Issues & Answers Network, Inc.
Issues & Answers Network (I&A) is a global consumer insights research partner dedicated to providing the answers that brands or companies need through both qualitative and quantitative methodologies. I&A collects information through telephone interviewing, web surveys and face-to-face focus groups.
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closed 4/3/2019 via Company Press Release

ResearchBods merged with STRAT7,

synopsis: UK's specialist data and analytics agency ResearchBods, is now a part of STRAT7 – a new UK group backed by Horizon Capital that will help businesses and brands extract and interpret customer insights to create powerful data driven strategies.
buyer parent: Horizon Capital
buyer: STRAT7
UK’s STRAT7 is an inspired partnership of data, insight analytics and strategy specialists. STRAT7 was created to help brands overcome the challenges of capturing consumer data seamlessly and harnessing the insights to evolve strategies and make game-changing business decisions. "
target: ResearchBods
UK's ResearchBods is a creative and forward thinking company with vast experience within market research. They help brands, businesses and organisations understand and engage with their customers, stakeholders or employees through access panels, insight communities and digital research solutions.
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closed 4/3/2019 via PE Hub

Bonamy Finch merged with STRAT7,

synopsis: UK's specialist data and analytics agency Bonamy Finch, is now a part of STRAT7 – a new UK group backed by Horizon Capital that will help businesses and brands extract and interpret customer insights to create powerful data driven strategies.
buyer parent: Horizon Capital
buyer: STRAT7
UK’s STRAT7 is an inspired partnership of data, insight analytics and strategy specialists. STRAT7 was created to help brands overcome the challenges of capturing consumer data seamlessly and harnessing the insights to evolve strategies and make game-changing business decisions. "
target: Bonamy Finch
UK’s Bonamy Finch is an analytically-driven insights consultancy group. They provide a unique blend of advanced analytics, data science and bespoke research solutions to uncover growth opportunities for the world’s leading brands.
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closed 3/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Delineate., acquired Opinion.Life

synopsis: UK's Insights and data firm Delineate has acquired survey and opinion research business Opinion.Life. Opinion.Life was co-founded by Delineate CEO James Turner and Dr Zsolt Kiss in the UK as a challenger polling company. It uses a proprietary set of algorithms built on data science and behavioral science to better predict consumer opinions.
buyer: Delineate.
Delineate. is a UK company whose mission is to put better data and more meaningful insights into the hands of marketers and communicators. They fuse the best of opinion research, modern technology and data science to provide insight solutions for real world marketing and communication challenges. "
target: Opinion.Life
UK's Opinion.Life is an international market research firm driven by the idea that all opinions matter. Opinion.Life uses a combination of opinion polling, data science and behavior science to accurately understand and predict the true opinions, behaviors, and attitudes that shape the world.
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announced 12/17/2018 via BusinessWire

Verint Systems Inc., will acquire ForeSee

synopsis: Verint Systems Inc., a leader in Actionable Intelligence solutions, is to acquire ForeSee. ForeSee voice of the customer (VoC) software solutions are designed for business impact, to measure and benchmark a 360-degree view of the customer across every touchpoint in digital, location, and contact center.
buyer: Verint Systems Inc. (NasdaqGS:VRNT:$1,255.80)
Verint is a leader in Actionable Intelligence solutions with a focus on customer engagement optimization, security intelligence, and fraud, risk and compliance. Organizations in more than 180 countries count on intelligence from Verint solutions to make more informed, effective and timely decisions."
target: ForeSee
ForeSee® helps companies grow by listening to what matters most—customer voices. ForeSee voice of the customer (VoC) software solutions are designed for business impact, to measure and benchmark a 360-degree view of the customer across every touchpoint in digital, location, and contact center.
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closed 6/27/2018 via Company Press Release

Critical Mix, Inc., acquired UBMobile

synopsis: Critical Mix, a premier global data and insights company, acquired UBMobile, a mobile-first consumer insights technology and services company. UBMobile captures stated and observed consumer data to improve marketing decision making. Their LifeTap app helps to reach consumers to deliver more representative audiences and reliable insights.
buyer: Critical Mix, Inc.
Critical Mix creates insights that drive business decisions with easy, collaborative tools to access global target audiences, program engaging surveys and visualize results. Insights professionals around the world rely on their simplified solutions to help them innovate and grow. "
target: UBMobile
UBMobile is a mobile-first consumer insights technology and service company. Using modern technologies, UBMobile captures stated and observed consumer data to improve marketing decision making. Their LifeTap app helps to reach consumers to deliver more representative audiences and reliable insights.
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closed 12/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

YouGov plc, acquired Galaxy Research Pty Ltd

synopsis: YouGov Plc, an international market research and data analytics group, has acquired Galaxy Research Pty Ltd, an independent Australian marketing research and strategy planning consultancy. Galaxy Research works with various industries, including consumer goods, PR, service industries, healthcare, not for profit, and government agencies.
buyer: YouGov plc (AIM:YOU:$147.66)
YouGov is an international, full-service research company primarily using online panels to provide quantitative and qualitative research across a range of industries, including consumer products, financial services, public sector, technology and telecom and media. "
target: Galaxy Research Pty Ltd
Galaxy Research is an Australian marketing research and strategy planning consultancy with the skills and infrastructure to conduct a wide variety of projects in Australia and overseas. Galaxy Research works with various industries, including consumer goods, PR, healthcare, not for profit, and more.
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closed 1/18/2017 via CNW Group

CRC Research Inc., acquired Research House, Inc.

synopsis: CRC Research announced that it has acquired Research House, a Toronto-based market research agency specializing in focus group facilities and qualitative recruiting. The acquisition creates the largest qualitative specialty market research company in Canada.
buyer: CRC Research Inc.
CRC Research is the largest qualitative specialty market research company in Canada, with offices and facilities in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver, and a professional team serving clients coast-to-coast. "
target parent: Environics Research Group Ltd.
target: Research House, Inc.
Research House is a Toronto-based market research agency specializing in focus group facilities and qualitative recruiting. Research House maintains four highly sought-after focus group rooms in central Toronto.
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closed 6/22/2016 via BNC Analysis

STR Global, Ltd., acquired LJ Research Limited

synopsis: STR, a data benchmarking and analytics specialist, has acquired LJ Research, a full-service market research agency. The company specialises in analysing customer feedback and is a leading provider of key data and specialised insights to the tourism, travel and hospitality industry.
buyer: STR Global, Ltd.
STR Global track supply and demand data for the hotel industry and provide valuable market share analysis for international, regional hotel chains and independent hotels. They offer standard reports and customized data sets that help forecast market performance and supply and demand dynamics. "
target: LJ Research Limited
LJ Research is a full-service market research agency undertaking quantitative and qualitative market research. They’re experts in analysing customer feedback and delivering actionable insights. They are used to applying quantitative methods in online, face-to-face, or self-completion questionnaires.
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closed 2/10/2016 via Company Description

GfK Group, acquired Netquest

synopsis: GfK, the trusted source of relevant market and consumer information, has acquired Netquest, an independent online field provider for the market research sector in Spain, Portugal and Latin America.
buyer: GfK Group (XTRA:GFK:$1,759.04)
GfK is the trusted source of relevant market and consumer information that enables its clients to make smarter decisions. More than 13,000 market research experts combine their passion with GfK’s long-standing data science experience. "
target: Netquest
Founded in Barcelona in 2001, Netquest is an independent online field provider for the market research sector in Spain, Portugal and Latin America. They have more than 400,000 consumers willing to give their opinion in 21 countries, and the latest technology in order to manage and survey them.
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closed 6/17/2015 via PR Newswire

EMG3, acquired Phantom Shoppers, LLC

synopsis: EMG3, a wholly owned subsidiary of TideSmart Global, a leading experiential marketing and media firm, announced it closed its acquisition of Florida-based Phantom Shopper, LLC, a hospitality-consulting group dedicated to providing accurate and real-time business intelligence information for the service industry worldwide.
buyer parent: TideSmart Global
buyer: EMG3
EMG3 has provided experiential solutions to some of the biggest and best companies in the world. By combining the art of live experiences with the science of both new and traditional media, EMG3 builds strong emotional connections between client brands and key audiences. "
target: Phantom Shoppers, LLC
Phantom Shoppers, LLC is a hospitality-consulting group dedicated to providing accurate and real-time business intelligence information for the service industry worldwide.
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closed 5/6/2015 via BNC Analysis

ReconMR, acquired Voter Consumer Research, Inc.

synopsis: ReconMR, a San Marcos-based polling and research company, has acquired Houston-based Voter Consumer Research. The company provides professional market research data collection and tabulation services to clients including public and private corporations, full service research firms, public relations / public affairs firms, and more.
buyer: ReconMR
ReconMR is a full-service marketing research agency designed to handle strategic issues and the toughest marketing questions with primary research solutions—providing innovative research designs blended with the rigors of sound marketing science. "
target: Voter Consumer Research, Inc.
Voter Consumer Research provides professional market research data collection and tabulation services to clients including public and private corporations, full service research firms, public relations / public affairs firms, health care providers and advertising agencies, among others.
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closed 7/1/2019 via Company Press Release

SPH Analytics, acquired DSS Research

synopsis: SPH Analytics has acquired DSS Research, creating the nation’s premier member experience measurement and analytics firm. DSS Research is a survey research firm that works with health plans, hospitals, accountable care organizations, and more to uncover insights about their business through survey research and advanced analytics.
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: SPH Analytics
SPH Analytics, a leader in healthcare analytics and population health management, empowers clients to analyze and interpret their clinical, financial, and consumer experience data to maximize their performance. SPH’s solutions include Population Care, Population Value, and Population Engage. "
target: DSS Research
DSS Research is a survey research firm that works with more than 1,000 health plans, hospitals, accountable care organizations, home health agencies, dialysis centers, and Hospices to uncover insights about their business through survey research and advanced analytics.
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announced 7/15/2019 via Company Press Release

SPH Analytics, will acquire SA Ignite, Inc.

synopsis: SPH Analytics, a top-ranked Population Health Management vendor, announced that the SPH Analytics’ population health line of business will merge with SA Ignite. SA Ignite helps healthcare providers achieve top performance scores and financial incentives in MIPS with their IgniteMIPS software and deep domain, technical and data expertise.
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: SPH Analytics
SPH Analytics, a leader in healthcare analytics and population health management, empowers clients to analyze and interpret their clinical, financial, and consumer experience data to maximize their performance. SPH’s solutions include Population Care, Population Value, and Population Engage. "
target: SA Ignite, Inc.
SA Ignite helps healthcare providers achieve top performance scores and financial incentives in MIPS with their IgniteMIPS software and deep domain, technical and data expertise.
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closed 7/1/2019 via Company Press Release

SPH Analytics, acquired DSS Research

synopsis: SPH Analytics has acquired DSS Research, creating the nation’s premier member experience measurement and analytics firm. DSS Research is a survey research firm that works with health plans, hospitals, accountable care organizations, and more to uncover insights about their business through survey research and advanced analytics.
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: SPH Analytics
SPH Analytics, a leader in healthcare analytics and population health management, empowers clients to analyze and interpret their clinical, financial, and consumer experience data to maximize their performance. SPH’s solutions include Population Care, Population Value, and Population Engage. "
target: DSS Research
DSS Research is a survey research firm that works with more than 1,000 health plans, hospitals, accountable care organizations, home health agencies, dialysis centers, and Hospices to uncover insights about their business through survey research and advanced analytics.
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closed 4/16/2014 via PR Web

Symphony Performance Health, acquired MDdatacor, Inc.

synopsis: Symphony Technology Group (STG) announced that it has acquired MDdatacor from Noridian Mutual Insurance Company (NMIC). MDdatacor is a provider of next-generation healthcare data integration and analytic solutions. The acquired company will be brought together with other assets from STG to form Symphony Performance Health (SPH).
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: Symphony Performance Health
Symphony Performance Health provides powerful data, applications, analytics, and consulting to providers and payer organizations to enable them to rapidly gain insights into their patient populations, physician and clinician practice patterns. "
target parent: Noridian Mutual Insurance Company
target: MDdatacor, Inc.
MDdatacor enhances healthcare quality through the development of innovative technology solutions to support quality improvement, pay-for-performance and patient-centered care initiatives by payors and physicians.
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closed 1/4/2006 via BusinessWire

General Electric Company, acquired IDX Systems Corporation

synopsis: GE Healthcare, a unit of General Electric Company, announced the completion of the acquisition of IDX Systems Corporation, a leading healthcare information technology (IT) provider.
buyer: General Electric Company
GE Healthcare expertise is in medical imaging and information technologies, medical diagnostics, patient monitoring and life support systems, disease research, drug discovery, and biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies. "
target: IDX Systems Corporation
IDX Systems Corporation provides information technology solutions to maximize value in the delivery of healthcare, improve the quality of patient service, enhance medical outcomes, and reduce the costs of care.
price ($mm)
$1,148
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$73
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closed 1/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Boots UK Limited, acquired Wiggly-Amps Limited

synopsis: High street retailer Boots has acquired tech company Wiggly-Amps in a bid to boost its stake in the digital healthcare sector. Wiggly-Amps provides a number of online services including check-in screens at GP (general practitioner) surgeries, weight measurements, consultations and prescription services as well as creating and hosting GP websites.
buyer parent: Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.
buyer: Boots UK Limited
Boots UK, the UK’s leading pharmacy-led health and beauty retailer, is part of the Retail Pharmacy International Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. "
target: Wiggly-Amps Limited
Wiggly-Amps provides a number of online services including check-in screens at GP (general practitioner) surgeries, weight measurements, consultations and prescription services as well as creating and hosting GP websites.
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announced 5/31/2019 via Company Press Release

WELL Health Technologies Corp., will acquire KAI Innovations Inc.

synopsis: WELL Health Technologies Corp., a Vancouver-based company operating in healthcare, has agreed to acquire KAI Innovations. KAI, based in Ontario, has the third largest electronic medical record (EMR) user base in the province and is the largest provider of Open Source Clinical Application Resource EMR services to healthcare clinics in Canada.
buyer: WELL Health Technologies Corp. (TSXV:WELL:$6.70)
Canada-based WELL Health Technologies Corp. operates Primary Healthcare Facilities and an electronic medial record business that supports the digitization of clinics. WELL's objective is to empower doctors to provide the best advanced care possible leveraging the latest trends in digital health. "
target: KAI Innovations Inc.
Canada-based KAI Innovations has the third largest electronic medical record (EMR) user base in Ontario and is the largest provider of Open Source Clinical Application Resource (OSCAR) EMR services in Canada. KAI founded the OSCAR clinic at McMaster University Department of Family Medicine.
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$7.99
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closed 10/1/2018 via GlobeNewswire

DAS Health, purchased Aprima EHR Book of Business from CriticalKey, LLC

synopsis: DAS Health, an industry leader in health IT and management, has acquired the Aprima® EHR book of business from CriticalKey, LLC, a consulting, software and management services company. Aprima offers a fully integrated, single application, single database EHR/practice management solution, as well as complete Revenue Cycle Management services.
buyer: DAS Health
DAS Health is a leading provider of Health IT and management solutions and a trusted consultant to independent physician groups, hospitals and healthcare systems across North America. Headquartered in Tampa, FL, DAS delivers superior health IT, medical billing and practice management solutions. "
seller: CriticalKey, LLC
The acquisition includes the Aprima® EHR book of business from CriticalKey, LLC, a consulting, software and management services company. Aprima offers a fully integrated, single application, single database EHR/practice management solution, as well as complete Revenue Cycle Management services.
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closed 1/18/2018 via BusinessWire

TeleQuality Communications merged with Education Networks of America,

synopsis: Education Networks of America, a company that offers a full suite of connectivity and collaboration services, has completed its merger with TeleQuality Communications Inc., a leading provider of quality telecommunications and network connectivity products and services to rural healthcare facilities.
buyer parent: Zelnick Media Capital
buyer: Education Networks of America
Education Networks of America offers a full suite of connectivity and collaboration services including broadband, Wi-Fi/LAN, communication, and cloud solutions to K–12, higher education institutions, and libraries nationwide. "
target: TeleQuality Communications
TeleQuality Communications Inc. (TQCI) is a leading provider of quality telecommunications and network connectivity products and services to rural healthcare facilities.
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closed 10/4/2017 via Company Press Release

Atos SE, acquired The Breakaway Group

synopsis: Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, announced that it has closed the acquisition of Conduent’s Breakaway Group, a healthcare IT consulting company. The Breakaway Group helps healthcare professionals learn and adopt new EHR technologies.
buyer: Atos SE (ENXTPA:ATO:$14,178.89)
Atos SE is a leader in digital transformation with circa 100,000 employees in 72 countries. Serving a global client base, the Group is the European leader in Big Data, Cybersecurity and provides Cloud services, Infrastructure & Data Management, Business & platform solutions. "
target parent: Conduent Business Services
target: The Breakaway Group
The Breakaway Group is changing how healthcare professionals learn and adopt new EHR technologies. By helping end users adopt new software applications quickly and easily, providers have more time for patient care and healthcare executives see improved financial outcomes.
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closed 7/17/2017 via BusinessWire

eMids Technologies, acquired Encore Health Resources

synopsis: emids, a rapidly growing global provider of IT services and solutions for the healthcare and life sciences industries, announced the acquisition of Encore Health Resources, a leading healthcare information analytics company focused on value-based care and electronic health records for providers.
buyer: eMids Technologies
emids is a premier provider of healthcare IT services and solutions. emids enables healthcare entities to achieve accessible, affordable and high-quality care by providing custom application and data solutions. "
target parent: QuintilesIMS
target: Encore Health Resources
Encore Health Resources is a leading healthcare information analytics company focused on value-based care and electronic health records for providers.
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announced 3/6/2017 via BNC Analysis

Tech Mahindra Limited, will acquire The HCI Group

synopsis: Tech Mahindra has signed an agreement to acquire US-based healthcare IT consulting company CJS Solutions Group LLC, which conducts business as The HCI Group. The HCI Group works with tier-I healthcare service providers, primarily in the US and the UK, focusing on providing end-to-end implementation of Electronic Health Record (EHR) software.
buyer parent: Mahindra Group
buyer: Tech Mahindra Limited (NSEI:TECHM:$4,947.95)
Tech Mahindra represents the connected world, offering Consulting, Digital Transformation, Integrated Engineering, Business Services and Solutions, enabling Enterprises, Associates and the Society to Rise™. They have 112,800+ professionals across 90 countries, helping over 825 global customers. "
target: The HCI Group
Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, The HCI Group works with tier-I healthcare service providers, primarily in the US and the UK, focusing on providing end-to-end implementation of Electronic Health Record (EHR) and Electronic Medical Record (EMR) software, training and support services.
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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 1/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Concept Plus, LLC, acquired Thao Inc.

synopsis: Concept Plus, LLC, a professional services firm specializing in the comprehensive design, implementation, and maintenance of IT initiatives for the Federal Government has acquired health IT management firm Thao, Inc. (THAOINC). THAOINC provides health IT services and program management support exclusively to federal healthcare customers.
buyer: Concept Plus, LLC
Concept Plus, LLC is a professional services firm specializing in the comprehensive design, implementation, and maintenance of IT initiatives for the Federal Government. Concept Plus provides solutions in the areas of Oracle, Cloud Computing and Mobile technologies. "
target: Thao Inc.
THAOINC offers federal-specific expertise in EHR interoperability, identity management, and care delivery in organizations like the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA).
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closed 10/4/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Avaap, acquired Falcon Consulting Group

synopsis: Avaap announced it has acquired Falcon Consulting, LLC, a KLAS-leading Epic Systems implementation and optimization firm. Falcon offers consulting and evaluation related to Electronic Health Record systems, including revenue cycle optimization and clinical transformation, with offerings that netted a top-rated score in a 2016 KLAS research report.
buyer: Avaap
Avaap is one of the largest providers of IT services and technology solutions for organizations that rely on Infor and Epic enterprise software solutions for clinical, financial, supply chain and human resources management. "
target: Falcon Consulting Group
Falcon Consulting is a holistic healthcare provider consultancy that focuses on driving value in the Epic EHR space. It is dedicated to the improvement of clinical quality, financial sustainability, technology adoption and customer engagement.
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closed 8/1/2016 via BusinessWire

Huron Consulting Group Inc., acquired HSM Consulting

synopsis: Huron Consulting Group Inc., a leading provider of business consulting services, completed its acquisition of Healthcare Services Management, Inc. (HSM), a firm specializing in healthcare information technology and management consulting.
buyer: Huron Consulting Group Inc. (HURN:$726.27)
Huron is a global professional services firm focused on assisting clients with their most complex business issues by delivering high-value, quality solutions to support their long-term strategic objectives. Huron serves in the healthcare, higher education, life sciences, and commercial sectors. "
target: HSM Consulting
Healthcare Services Management, Inc. (HSM) is a leading provider of operational and information technology consulting to the healthcare marketplace. It offers a full range of healthcare information technology and project management consulting services.
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closed 5/31/2016 via GlobeNewswire

DAS Health, acquired Falcon Healthcare Systems

synopsis: DAS Health, the leading provider of patient-centric health IT and management services, has announced its fourth acquisition in eight months. The latest acquisition, Falcon Healthcare Systems, is a Las Vegas, Nevada-based provider of managed IT services, revenue cycle management, Practice Management, and EHR technologies.
buyer: DAS Health
DAS Health is a leading provider of Health IT and management solutions and a trusted consultant to many physician groups, hospitals and healthcare systems across North America. "
target: Falcon Healthcare Systems
Falcon Healthcare Systems is a veteran- and minority-owned company dedicated to delivering advanced corporate-grade IT solutions and services to a broad range of healthcare organizations, businesses, non-profit organizations, schools, and US military units.
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closed 4/1/2016 via BNC Analysis

KAI Innovations Inc., acquired Trimara Corporation

synopsis: KAI Innovations announced that it has acquired Trimara Corporation. The company is a medical technology company based in Ottawa that has a primary focus offering an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) solution to physicians in Ontario.
buyer: KAI Innovations Inc.
KAI Innovations has now become the leader in delivering McMaster University’s OSCAR Electronic Medical Record (EMR) software and IT Solutions to healthcare organizations in Ontario. "
target: Trimara Corporation
Trimara is an Ottawa-based technology solutions company specializing in electronic medical records systems, medical imaging systems and technology management for medical environments.
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closed 3/2/2016 via PR Web

HCTec Partners, acquired HIMS Consulting Group

synopsis: HCTec Partners, a healthcare IT and health information management staffing and consulting company, announced that it has acquired HIMS Consulting Group (“HIMS”). HIMS is a healthcare IT professional services firm with over 30 years of combined workforce management experience and proprietary development of professional consulting resources,
buyer: HCTec Partners
HCTec’s mission is to discover, develop, and deliver dynamic and innovative solutions to enhance healthcare services and patient care. Their services include staffing contract placements, temp-to-perm placements, and permanent placements, strategic services, managed services, and project work. "
target: HIMS Consulting Group
HIMS Consulting Group, Inc. is a healthcare IT professional services firm. HIMS' systematic approach delivers complete EMR solutions addressing the complex demands of IT resource planning ensuring successful project implementations.
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announced 9/23/2015 via BusinessWire

Accenture, will acquire Sagacious Consultants

synopsis: Accenture announced that it has finalized its agreement to acquire Sagacious Consultants, a leading electronic health record consulting practice, to help clients better manage healthcare quality, efficiency and costs. Sagacious will bring their specialized skills in implementation, systems integration, upgrades and optimization of EHR solutions.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$43,215.01)
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 336,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. "
target: Sagacious Consultants
Sagacious Consultants leverages its extensive Epic EHR and industry experience to offer innovative solutions to persistent problems within healthcare organizations. Their full suite of services is designed to help organizations thrive during and after the transition to Epic.
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closed 6/29/2015 via BNC Analysis

Vertical Holdings, LLC, acquired SergeMD, Inc.

synopsis: In an effort to strengthen its medical portfolio, Vertical Holdings announced it has acquired Sergemd, a preeminent business and technology solutions provider for healthcare physician practices. Sergemd provides technical and medical consulting services to nearly 300 clients.
buyer: Vertical Holdings, LLC
Located in Charleston, SC with more than 1,000 clients in 21 states, Vertical Holdings, LLC has core business operations in health care, software development, technical training, B2B and B2C SaaS platforms, and medical consulting. "
target: SergeMD, Inc.
SergeMD is a healthcare focused business and technology solutions company formed in 2004. SergeMD currently provides EHR and IT services to over 75 physician practices and 200+ providers across the Mid-South and Southeast.
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closed 11/26/2014 via BNC Analysis

8KMiles, acquired SERJ Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: 8KMiles, a global secure cloud solutions company, through its US subsidiary, announced the acquisition of SERJ Solutions, a provider of innovative Epic EHR consulting, custom application development, and support solutions for the healthcare market.
buyer: 8KMiles (BSE:512161:$56.81)
8KMiles is a global cloud computing company based in the U.S. The 8KMiles platform offers cloud and big data security services and solutions to better serve and meet the growing security and compliance needs of enterprises and government agencies. "
target: SERJ Solutions, Inc.
SERJ Solutions, Inc. provides Epic Electronic Health Record (EHR) consulting, custom application development, and support solutions for the healthcare market. The company is based in Orange, California.
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$2.59
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closed 6/16/2014 via BusinessWire

Cumberland Consulting Group, LLC, acquired Cipe Consulting Group, LLC

synopsis: Cumberland Consulting Group, a national healthcare technology implementation and project management firm, announced that it has acquired the assets of Cipe Consulting Group, LLC, a growing healthcare technology consulting firm specializing in electronic health records and revenue cycle system implementation and support.
buyer parent: Tailwind Capital Partners
buyer: Cumberland Consulting Group, LLC
Cumberland Consulting provides healthcare IT consulting services, including, Planning & Assessment; Workflow Management; Vendor Selection; Software Implementation; and Project Management to healthcare organizations. "
target: Cipe Consulting Group, LLC
Cipe Consulting Group is a growing healthcare technology consulting firm specializing in electronic health records and revenue cycle system implementation and support, including workflow and business analytics.
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closed 7/1/2014 via BusinessWire

Quintiles Transnational Corp., acquired Encore Health Resources

synopsis: Quintiles announced that it has completed the acquisition of Encore Health Resources, a leader in the health-information analytics and technology consulting services industry focused on healthcare providers.
buyer: Quintiles Transnational Corp. (Q:$4,497.17)
Quintiles is the world’s largest provider of biopharmaceutical development and commercial outsourcing services with a network of more than 29,000 employees conducting business in approximately 100 countries. "
target: Encore Health Resources
Encore Health Resources provides world-class industry experts to the healthcare market who have specialized knowledge of the industry’s major clinical and business applications.
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