iMedX acquires Accumed

May 11, 2012 in Medical Technology

SHELTON, CT – iMedX, which develops Web-based transcription platforms and e-prescribing technologies, has completed its acquisition of Accumed Script, a Columbus, Ohio-based medical transcription service.

Just months after its acquisition of another Ohio-based transcription firm, The Inner Office, the Accumed deal expands iMedX’s base in the Buckeye State, officials say.

[See also: Transcriptionists look to remake themselves.]

Accumed’s customers will now have access to advanced technology through iMedX’s cloud-based healthcare information solutions – TurboScribe document management and TurboRx electronic prescribing. Additionally iMedX’s TurboDox will increase physician usage of EHRs through dictation, and will help doctors remain productive even as EHRs are being implemented.

Venkat Sharma, iMedX’s president and CEO, along with the current iMedX management team, will lead the combined companies, officials say. Accumed’s current production and operations team will continue to support and grow its customer base as Accumed’s customers are integrated into iMedX.

[See also: ePrescribing valuable to payers.]

“Accumed has provided high quality medical transcription to its customers over the years,” said Sharma. “We are pleased to have the Accumed family join iMedX. Accumed customers will benefit greatly from iMedX’s paperless technology and innovative cloud-based healthcare information solutions to help compliance with the new meaningful use requirements placed on electronic medical records.”

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