dollarsigns blue Konica Minolta Inc. has announced the completed acquisition of Viztek, LLC, Garner, NC,  through Konica Minolta Medical Imaging.

With this acquisition, Konica Minolta aims to enhance its capabilities, offering comprehensive, end-to-end healthcare IT solutions from image acquisition to physician diagnosis.

“The acquisition of Viztek will strengthen our healthcare IT solutions and broaden our Primary Imaging Solutions portfolio so that in turn we can enable our customers across all market segments to better meet the evolving healthcare requirements for meaningful use and value-based care,” said David Widmann, President and CEO, Konica Minolta Medical Imaging, the Americas.  “As we aim to significantly grow our business, we can now be further assured that we are responding to customers’ needs with healthcare solutions offered and supported by a single company.”

“With the established footprint of Konica Minolta, Viztek can now rapidly expand by providing our Exa platform and our comprehensive range of proven digital imaging software to a much greater install base, including – for the first time – sites outside the USA,” said Josip Cermin, president, Viztek. “At Viztek our development has been nimble and our products truly innovative, and now a much larger segment of healthcare will have access to our current and future developments.”

As part of the acquisition, 20/20 Imaging LLC, the partner company of Viztek LLC, will also become an autonomous subsidiary of Konica Minolta. Together, with an expanded product line-up, Konica Minolta, Viztek and 20/20 Imaging will continue to focus on the design and delivery of solutions that best meet healthcare’s needs.