Accentus acquires Mrecord,
strengthens ambulatory care
OTTAWA – Accentus Inc., a leading
provider of Integrated Medical Document Management Solutions for the
North American healthcare industry, has announced the acquisition of
Mrecord is a leader in speech-to-text technology and has offices in
Raleigh, North Carolina and Mumbai, India. Accentus will utilize
Mrecord’s technology platform and software development team to further
enhance its ambulatory care service offering.
“Mrecord founder and CEO, Tushar Parekh, will continue on as Strategic
Advisor, overseeing ambulatory care operations for Asia and retain
overall responsibility for Mrecord’s India-based development centre,”
said Stephen Rogers, Chief Executive Officer, Accentus Inc. “We welcome
Tushar and his team and look forward to working together to bring
cutting-edge technologies and best-in-class services to new and existing
ambulatory care clients in Canada, the United States, and Asia.”
Accentus recently announced the acquisition of ZyloMed and Transolutions.
Those acquisitions were completed in December 2010 in the following
Acute care services and advanced transcription technology.
Transolutions is a technology-driven healthcare information company
providing medical transcription products and services to acute care
facilities, clinics, and surgery centres. Transolutions brings an
established acute care client base and a strong technology focus.
The acquisition adds the APEX information management system enabled with
an advanced speech recognition and speech understanding engine to
Accentus’ technology base, driving significant cost savings and workflow
efficiencies. Transolutions CEO, Michael Carnrite, will continue to lead
the US-based acute care services and Apex development teams.
Ambulatory care services
Zylomed Transcription specializes in the creation and delivery of
medical reporting for the US ambulatory market. They currently operate
in over 35 states in the United States and have a large team of
U.S.-based transcriptionists. ZyloMed, a leader in the industry, has a
strong footprint in the U.S. ambulatory market and presents a
significant growth opportunity for Accentus. ZyloMed President Susan
Sumner - a key member of ZyloMed’s dynamic and experienced leadership
team – will continue to lead the U.S.-based ambulatory services team.
About Accentus Inc.
Accentus provides Integrated Medical Document Management Solutions –
Transcription, Document Imaging, and Remote Coding – for the creation of
electronic health records. Leading hospitals, medical clinics, and
independent physicians across North America rely on Accentus to capture
accurate and timely patient health information. Combining
state-of-the-art technology, human resources, industry knowledge, and
value-add services, Accentus, delivers outsourced or co-sourced medical
document management solutions based on a pay- and scale- as-you-go
business model. Accentus solutions eliminate staffing shortages, provide
access to leading SaaS based technologies, boost business efficiencies,
and ultimately save healthcare organizations time and money. Accentus
was founded in 2001, is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, and is
Posted March 24, 2011