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Fujifilm Acquires Empiric Systems

December 1, 2008
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Stamford, Conn.-based Fujifilm Medical Systems USA announced the acquisition of Empiric Systems (Morrisville, N.C.), making the vendor a wholly owned Fujifilm subsidiary.

In November 2007, the companies announced a formal reseller agreement under which Fujifilm would offer and support both its Synapse PACS and the Empiric Encompass.NET RIS. Since then, says the company, the two Web-based applications have been successfully combined and the integrated solution, complete with a single sign-on and single graphical user interface for the radiologist and clinician, has been deployed at numerous hospitals and imaging centers and health networks across the United States.

The terms of the acquisition are confidential.

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