Elsevier acquires Amirsys, provider of healthcare information solutions

elsevierElsevier has acquired Amirsys. The financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Focused on visually oriented medical disciplines like radiology, pathology and anatomy, Amirsys provides healthcare providers with expert information and clinical decision support tools.

amirsys“This acquisition bolsters Elsevier’s comprehensive set of point-of-decision solutions, providing our customers around the world with a greater ability to improve the quality of care and patient outcomes,” said Jay Katzen, President, Elsevier Clinical Solutions. “In addition, because radiology, pathology, anatomy and their associated content and data-rich images are foundational elements of other disciplines, we believe Amirsys will improve our ability to better inform diagnostic and treatment decisions across a broad scope of other specialties.”

Amirsys also created sophisticated technology tools to develop and maintain current imaging content, and Elsevier expects to be able to adapt those tools to serve other visually rich specialties. Amirsys products include STATdx, RADPrimer, ImmunoQuery, AnatomyOne and Amirsys Imaging, Pathology, and Anatomy Reference Centers.

Amirsys will be integrated with the Elsevier Clinical Solutions suite, which includes clinical workflow and decision support, clinical reference and patient engagement, including ClinicalKey, CPM CarePoints, ExitCare, and InOrder by Elsevier.

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