Fujifilm completes acquisition of Teramedica
May 20, 2015
STAMFORD, Conn. and MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. has announced the completion of its acquisition of TeraMedica, Inc., a global healthcare informatics company and a leading provider of vendor neutral, enterprise solutions. The acquisition will allow Fujifilm to offer the market a leading Vendor Neutral Archiving (VNA) technology.
“As a leader in clinical archiving, TeraMedica is at the forefront of the Vendor Neutral Archive market. It is a company with talented people and unique technology that will strengthen our position in healthcare informatics,” said Jim Morgan (pictured), Vice President of Medical Informatics, Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. “Together, we will be able to deliver medical informatics solutions that acquire, analyze, interpret and present patient data in ways that are meaningful for providers in the most challenging environments.”
TeraMedica is an established leader in VNA technology and recently received the VNA/Image Archive KLAS Category Leader Award for 2014 as part of the Best in KLAS Report. The company enables cross-departmental image content sharing of patient data from disparate healthcare IT applications, while always maintaining the integrity of the original data stored while also embracing the latest centralized archiving technologies.
Today, VNA technology serves a growing number of forward-thinking healthcare enterprises around the world to realize the promise of truly integrated patient-centric healthcare. Achieving this across multiple healthcare applications as well as IT systems and providers, it plays a crucial role in placing healthcare enterprises on the road to meaningful use.
“The VNA market is expected to see significant growth in the coming years, and now with the combined strength of Fujifilm Medical Systems, we have the ability to meet this demand,” said Jim Prekop, President and CEO, Fujifilm TeraMedica, Inc. “This transaction will bring together the complementary strengths of Fujifilm’s best-in-class software and services with TeraMedica’s pioneering VNA, maximizing our operational efficiencies.”
This company is now known as Fujifilm TeraMedica, Inc. For more information, please visit www.FujifilmSynapseVNA.com.
Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. is a leading provider of diagnostic imaging products and medical informatics solutions to meet the needs of healthcare facilities today and well into the future. From an unrivaled selection of digital x-ray systems, to the Synapse® brand of PACS, RIS and cardiovascular products, to advanced women’s health imaging systems, Fujifilm has products that are ideal for any size imaging environment. The Endoscopy Division of Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. supplies high quality, technologically advanced FUJINON brand endoscopes to the medical market. Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. is headquartered in Stamford, CT. For more information please visit www.fujimed.com and www.Fujifilmendoscopy.com.
About Fujifilm Holdings Corporation
Fujifilm Holdings Corporation, Tokyo, Japan brings continuous innovation and leading-edge products to a broad spectrum of industries, including: healthcare, with medical systems, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics; graphic systems; highly functional materials, such as flat panel display materials; optical devices, such as broadcast and cinema lenses; digital imaging; and document products. These are based on a vast portfolio of chemical, mechanical, optical, electronic, software and production technologies. In the year ended March 31, 2015, the company had global revenues of $22.7 billion, at an exchange rate of 110 yen to the dollar. Fujifilm is committed to environmental stewardship and good corporate citizenship. For more information, please visit www.Fujifilmholdings.com.
About Fujifilm TeraMedica, Inc.
Fujifilm TeraMedica, Inc., a global healthcare informatics company based in Milwaukee, WI, is the leading provider of vendor neutral, enterprise-wide solutions for unrestricted medical image management. The company was founded in 2001 by leading healthcare information technology investors and thought leaders, and successfully deployed the first version of a cross-departmental, patient-centric clinical image archive at the Mayo Clinic in 2003. Since then, Fujifilm TeraMedica software has been deployed at over 600 customer-driven locations on six continents. Such flexibility can only be achieved by an organization that is committed to exceeding customer expectations using a technology platform that has been designed for adaptation. For more information, please visit www.teramedica.com.