partnership_puzzleFUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Stamford, Conn., has announced the completion of its acquisition of healthcare informatics company TeraMedica Inc., Milwaukee, a provider of vendor neutral, enterprise solutions.

The company is now known as FUJIFILM TeraMedica Inc.

“As a leader in clinical archiving, TeraMedica is at the forefront of the Vendor Neutral Archive market,” said Jim Morgan, vice president of Medical Informatics at FUJIFILM. “It is a company with talented people and unique technology that will strengthen our position in healthcare informatics. Together, we will be able to deliver medical informatics solutions that acquire, analyze, interpret and present patient data in ways that are meaningful for providers in the most challenging environments.”

An established leader in VNA technology, TeraMedica recently received the “VNA/Image Archive KLAS Category Leader” Award for 2014 as part of the Best in KLAS report. Its technology provides cross-departmental image content-sharing of patient data from disparate healthcare IT applications. Maintaining the integrity of the original stored data, the technology also embraces the latest centralized archiving innovation.

According to FUJIFILM, VNA technology helps achieve truly integrated patient-centric healthcare and puts healthcare enterprises on the road to meaningful use.

“The VNA market is expected to see significant growth in the coming years, and now with the combined strength of FUJIFILM Medical Systems, we have the ability to meet this demand,” said Jim Prekop, president and CEO, FUJIFILM TeraMedica Inc. “This transaction will bring together the complementary strengths of FUJIFILM’s best-in-class software and services with TeraMedica’s pioneering VNA, maximizing our operational efficiencies.”

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