SOURCE: Vangent

May 19, 2008 09:19 ET

Vangent Acquires Government Health Integration Group of Aptiv Technology Partners

Acquisition Strengthens Vangent's Design, Build and Operate Capabilities and Offerings to the Health Market

ARLINGTON, VA--(Marketwire - May 19, 2008) - Vangent today announced it has acquired the government health integration group of Aptiv Technology Partners, a well-known provider of expert Federal and commercial healthcare professional services including broad experience with InterSystems' database, application, and middleware technologies. The acquisition of Aptiv Technology Partners' government health integration group will further strengthen Vangent's ability to serve government and commercial health customers with the latest technology and consulting expertise.

The government health integration group of Aptiv Technology Partners will become part of Vangent's Health Solutions Division led by Mike Plymack, Senior Vice President and General Manager.

"In today's government environment, it is all about producing results. The synergy of our combined forces, the government health integration group of Aptiv together with Vangent, strengthens our ability to design, build, and operate critical business processes that help health organizations meet their mission requirements," said Mac Curtis, President and CEO, Vangent, Inc. "The depth of capabilities in MUMPS, Caché and Ensemble offered by the government health integration group is impressive. It has been serving the health market successfully for many years and we are proud its dedicated employees are joining the Vangent team."

"Through the acquisition of Aptiv's government health integration group, Vangent now provides customers with broadened expertise to optimize key healthcare operations and enhanced responsiveness," said Mike Plymack, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Vangent's Health Solutions Division.

The government health integration group of Aptiv Technology Partners will strengthen Vangent's Health Solutions business, which offers a broad portfolio of solutions encompassing the entire value chain, from consulting (Design) to systems integration (Build) to business process outsourcing (Operate). Clients include the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and other offices of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

About Vangent, Inc.

Vangent, Inc. is a global provider of consulting, systems integration, human capital management, and business process outsourcing services to the U.S. Federal and international governments, higher education institutions, and corporations. Vangent's more than 5,000 employees support clients including the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the U.S. Departments of Defense, Education, Health and Human Services, and Labor; and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, as well as Fortune 500 companies. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, the company has offices throughout the U.S. and in the U.K., Canada, Mexico, Venezuela, and Argentina. For more information, visit

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