CliniSys acquires HORIZON Lab Systems, LLC a leading laboratory information management system (LIS) provider
Acquisition extends CliniSys capabilities into new and complementary market sectors serving environmental, water quality testing, public health, toxicology, and agriculture
The acquisition extends CliniSys | MIPS’ laboratory testing, diagnostics, and management capabilities further into the public health sector and related markets, such as environmental, water quality testing, public health, toxicology, and agricultural testing. Additionally, the acquisition of HORIZON, which is headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, grows CliniSys’ customer base in North America.
CliniSys’ vision is to go beyond the walls of the clinical laboratory to embrace a new wave of digital diagnostics and laboratories across the continuum of care and community to improve public health. HORIZON Lab Systems is critical to this vision with its advanced cloud-based laboratory solutions and unsurpassed knowledge and expertise in environmental, water quality testing, public health, toxicology, and agricultural laboratory solutions.
HORIZON supports over 80 laboratories in North America and Ireland and employs 43 expert professionals, many with qualifications and direct experience in relevant specializations.
Laboratories around the globe monitor and safeguard health across multiple determinants of health from medical care, genetics, environmental to physical influences and CliniSys, has the proven ability to deliver 100s of millions of medical results a month and provides population disease surveillance for more than 100 million people globally.
Michael Simpson, CEO CliniSys Group commented, “Public health is a major concern for all governments and citizens. With HORIZON’s advanced cloud-based solutions and unsurpassed knowledge and expertise in laboratories outside of the clinical environment, CliniSys can now provide organisations and governments at all levels, and across different sectors of the public health ecosystem, solutions to improve health at population scale.”
Eric Dingfelder, SVP/General Manager, HORIZON added: “Joining CliniSys offers HORIZON LIS users the benefits and expertise of a larger organisation focused upon excellence in laboratory and diagnostic technology. Our team is excited to join CliniSys, continue to serve our customers and help continue the growth of our businesses together.”