Irvine, Calif.-based Quality Systems Inc., a provider of healthcare information systems and connectivity solutions, has entered into an agreement to acquire Opus Healthcare Solutions Inc. (Austin, Texas).
Opus Healthcare delivers Web-based clinical solutions to hospital systems and integrated health networks nationwide and has achieved the 2008 CCHIT Certified Inpatient EHR System Certification Level.
According to the company, the acquisition complements and will be integrated with the assets of Sphere Health Systems (Laguna Hills, Calif.) which was acquired in August 2009. Both companies are established developers of software and services for the inpatient market and will become part of NextGen Healthcare Information Systems Inc., QSI’s wholly owned subsidiary.
The company says NextGen Healthcare will focus on providing solutions to hospitals with 100 beds or less, a marketplace that it adds has been historically underserved and is in need of state-of-the-art systems.
The transactions are expected to be accretive in QSI’s fiscal year 2011, ending March 31, 2011.