11/8/2002 - Camtronics Medical Systems, a subsidiary of Analogic, announced that it has acquired VMI Medical, of Ottawa, Canada.
Gene Bergholz, Camtronics President, stated, "Camtronics’ acquisition of VMI is evidence of our ongoing commitment and that of our parent company, Analogic, to continually reinforce our position of leadership in cardiovascular information management applications. IntegratingVMI’s industry-leading family of pediatric products with our VERICIS® for Cardiology Image and Information Management system enables us to offer our customers a broader range of advanced solutions for both pediatric and adult cardiology departments."
Founded in 1996, VMI Medical, Inc. is a medical information software company specializing in clinical database, workflow automation and business improvement solutions for children’s heart centers. VMI products support the detection, evaluation, treatment and ongoing assessment of congenital and acquired heart disease in fetal, neonatal, pediatric and adolescent care settings. VMI products, installed in one-third of North America’s top pediatric hospitals, are without equal in pediatric cardiology.
VMI Medical’s President, Doug Seaborn, noted, "This important step forward provides VMI with substantial financial and technological resources to further strengthen our clinically superior cardiac imaging and information management technology. We will not only continue to support our installed EchoVACS systems, we will continue to enhance VMI’s peerless, next-generation Echo IMS." Seaborn added, "Camtronics has already been working with VMI for some time to provide our clinicians with an unprecedented data analysis and patient tracking solution to meet the highly specialized needs of children’s heart centers."
VMI Medical, Inc., now a subsidiary of Camtronics, remains based in Ottawa, Canada and will continue to support its current customers.
Camtronics is a market leader in cardiovascular image and information management technology and was founded in 1986. Having pioneered digital cardiac network technology in 1993, the company now has more than 300 installations worldwide, and is the industry-leading provider of advanced cardiac workstations with more than 4,000 workstations shipped to date. Camtronics operates engineering, manufacturing, sales and marketing, and customer support activities from its headquarters near Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
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