MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Oct. 17, 2012) - Logibec Groupe Informatique Ltee today announced it has acquired Artefact, a business unit of LGS Group Consulting Corporation, an IBM company. Artefact is a leading provider of clinical software solutions for healthcare organizations. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Artefact is based in Quebec City, Canada and has many of Quebec's largest healthcare organizations using its software solutions. It has established a prominent position in Radiology and Pharmacy Information Management Systems and clinical data interchange, both locally and for networked systems (Health Information Interchange).
"Artefact advances Logibec's efforts to offer powerful, scalable solutions for managing patient, clinical and administrative information" said Marc P. Brunet, Logibec's President and CEO. "The combination of Artefact's patient-centric software and Logibec's market-leading patient management and administrative solutions brings a comprehensive approach to improving patient outcomes while reducing the overall costs of delivering care".
Logibec offers clients unparalleled solutions and industry expertise to optimize processes in all domains of the healthcare industry. Its solutions include eClinibase, a next generation patient management software solution for acute, long-term and ambulatory care, and the market leading Espresso software for Human Resources, Payroll, Financial and Materials management. The company also provides the industry's most advanced Business Intelligence solution to support data-driven operational overviews and efficient decision-making. Together, Logibec and Artefact offer the technology components necessary to deliver on lean initiatives as well as the deployment of clinical data interchange solutions.
Logibec, a platform company of OMERS Private Equity Inc., is a leading Canadian healthcare IT Company. Logibec has been recognized and ranked in the Branham 300 Industry survey for the last 3 years as No. 1 among the Top 5 Pure-Play Healthcare ICT Companies in Canada. With 30 years of dedication to the ever-evolving North American Healthcare market, Logibec's software and information systems are aligned with current and future needs of the health and social services sector. In the U.S., Logibec's wholly owned subsidiary, MDI Achieve, Inc., is a leader in the long-term-care market with the most utilized EHR software, MDI Achieve Matrix™. For further information visit: www.logibec.com.