PeriGen Acquires LMS Assets | Healthcare Informatics Magazine | Health IT | Information Technology Skip to content Skip to navigation

PeriGen Acquires LMS Assets

July 28, 2009
by root
| Reprints

Princeton, N.J.-based PeriGen, an OB-specific risk reduction solution for hospitals, has acquired the software and related assets of LMS Medical Systems, the Montreal, Canada-based provider of maternal-fetal monitoring and interpretive technologies.

Currently contracted in 36 hospitals nationwide, PeriGen’s clinical decision support system has supported more than 310,000 births and is built on more than 6,500 OB protocols, regulatory standards, and best practices. With the acquisition, PeriGen expands its reach into Canada and adds a number of patents and proprietary OB technologies which are cleared by the FDA, licensed by Health Canada, and bear the CE mark for Europe.

Terms of the transaction are not being disclosed.

Get the latest information on Health IT and attend other valuable sessions at this two-day Summit providing healthcare leaders with educational content, insightful debate and dialogue on the future of healthcare and technology.

Learn More



Population Health Tool that Provides City-Level Social Determinants Data Expands to 500 Cities

A data visualization tool that helps city officials understand the health status of their population, called the City Health Dashboard, has now expanded to 500 of the largest cities in the U.S., enabling local leaders to identify and take action around the most pressing health needs in their cities and communities.

Trump will Nominate Acting VA Secretary Wilkie for Permanent Position

Just a day after the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Cerner inked their $10 billion EHR (electronic health record) deal, President Trump said he would be nominating Acting VA Secretary Robert Wilkie for the permanent position.

ONC Names API Server Showdown Stage 2 Winner

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has named 1UpHealth as the Stage 2 winner of the “Secure API Server Showdown” challenge.

EHNAC Developing Trusted Exchange Accreditation Program

To align with the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement, the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission, a nonprofit standards development organization and accrediting body, is working with other organizations to establish a new Trusted Exchange Accreditation Program.

Lawmakers Demand New VA CIO, Citing “Malign Neglect” on EHR Project

A group of Democratic federal lawmakers, five senators and six members of Congress, are calling out the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for what they call “malign neglect” in the agency’s efforts to achieve electronic health record (EHR) modernization.

Medical Record Access Proves Costly for Some Patients, GAO Report Finds

Federal law requires healthcare providers to give patients access to their medical records, but according to a new GAO report, some patients believe they’re being charged too much to access their records.