M&As this week: Healthcare Data Solutions, Accriva Diagnostics, Megadyne Medical Products

26 January 2017 (Last Updated January 26th, 2017 18:30)

Aprima Medical Software has completed the acquisition of Healthcare Data Solutions (HDS), a healthcare information services company based in Nebraska, US, for an undisclosed sum.

Aprima Medical Software has completed the acquisition of Healthcare Data Solutions (HDS), a healthcare information services company based in Nebraska, US, for an undisclosed sum.

Pursuant to the agreement, the acquirer will offer full support to the target company’s customer base, which includes approximately 300 providers in 125 medical practices across 15 states.

In a $380m deal, medical diagnostic company Accriva Diagnostics has been acquired by Werfen Life Group and its subsidiary Instrumentation Laboratory Company.

"Accriva Diagnostics, a point-of-care cardiovascular diagnostics blood testing provider, will become part of Instrumentation Laboratory."

Under the agreement, Accriva Diagnostics, a point-of-care cardiovascular diagnostics blood testing provider, will become part of Instrumentation Laboratory, while continuing its operations from its existing San Diego, California, facility.

Ethicon Endo-Surgery, a minimally-invasive medical devices manufacturer, has purchased Megadyne Medical Products, an electrosurgical equipment provider based in Utah, US.

The acquisition enables the acquirer to expand its portfolio with broad range of electrosurgical tools.

Spiral Genetics, a bioinformatics company specialising in sequencing genomic data, has been acquired by Omicia, a clinical genomic data analysis and reporting software provider based in San Francisco, US, for an undisclosed sum.

The acquisition enables Omicia to access the target company’s population-specific reference genome and loss-less data compression technologies, using which it will create novel diagnostics and efficiently manage long-term genomic data storage.