AMICAS announced merger agreement to acquire Emageon Inc





AMICAS, Inc., a leader in radiology and medical image and information management solutions, and Emageon Inc. announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement for AMICAS to acquire Emageon Inc., a leading provider of technology solutions for hospitals and healthcare networks.

AMICAS, Inc., a leader in radiology and medical image and information management solutions, and Emageon Inc. announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement for AMICAS to acquire Emageon Inc., a leading provider of technology solutions for hospitals and healthcare networks.

AMICAS' acquisition of Emageon will create a leading healthcare IT vendor, with more than 1,000 customers, that offers one of the most comprehensive image and information management solutions on the market. The combined solution suite will include radiology PACS, cardiology PACS, radiology information systems, cardiology information systems, revenue cycle management systems, referring physician tools, business intelligence tools, and enterprise content management capabilities.

Dr. Kahane said, Emageon's significant market presence in providing radiology and cardiology IT solutions to large IDNs complements AMICAS' comprehensive solutions for radiology practices, imaging centers, and hospitals. Together, we have a presence in virtually every location where imaging services are provided to patients. We will be able to offer a comprehensive set of solutions to meet virtually every image and information management need healthcare providers have when they are delivering the best quality of healthcare possible to their patients – while managing their business in an optimal manner.