IBM to Acquire Initiate Systems
IBM has signed an agreement to acquire Initiate Systems, a data integrity software company used by healthcare and government companies.
Initiate Systems will be the 30th acquisition by IBM strengthening its efforts within information and analytics. Initiate’s software enables healthcare professionals to be more efficient through access to patient and clinical data.
Their clients include payers and providers as well as retailers selling prescription drugs, including the Alberta Ministry of Health and Wellness, BMI Healthcare (UK) Calgary Health Region, and CVS/Caremark Humana., among others.
Proper management and delivery of information is pertinent of the healthcare sector. The acquisition of Initiate Systems will continue to provide their customers with the software they already depend on, but also the global and technological capabilities of IBM.
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