Mediware strikes again

Friday, July 19, 2013

LENEXA, Kan. – Mediware Information Systems has acquired a second software company in the HME market in as many months.

In a July 19 letter to its provider customers, Mediware President and CEO Kelly Mann announced that the company has acquired Westerville, Ohio-based Definitive Homecare Solutions, also known by the name of its flagship product, CPR+.

“This exciting development, coupled with our recent acquisition of Fastrack Health Systems, means that your business is now supported by an even stronger team of industry experts who are dedicated to provide you with the best technology,” he states in the letter.

Mediware announced in June that it had acquired Fastrack, adding 300 customers to it roster. CPR+ has about 650 customers, according to the letter.

With each acquisition, Mediware is adding new technology and expertise, Mann states.

“We this as a tremendous opportunity to blend the expertise of our own Alternate Care Solutions (ACS) team with CPR+ and recently acquired Fastrack to produce the best software and related solutions in the homecare industry,” he states. “We’ll focus on leveraging the strengths of these new and existing products to provide powerful solutions that will help you better meet your clinical and business goals."

Mediware made its first big move in the HME market in 2011, when it acquired the assets of CareCenteric’s HME, home infusion and home health software businesses.