ELLKAY Completes Acquisition of CareEvolve Laboratory Portal and Connectivity Platform
MIAMI, Feb. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- ELLKAY, LLC announced today that it has completed the acquisition of predominantly all of CareEvolve's assets including its platform, connectivity, and customers. CareEvolve, a division of OPKO Health, Inc., was founded in 1999, to serve the laboratory and hospital connectivity market.
As ELLKAY has continued to grow, CareEvolve will strengthen ELLKAY's presence in the regional and hospital outreach markets with its full portfolio of solutions targeting these markets. The CareEvolve portal and interfaces power routine clinical, advanced pathology, genomics, toxicology, and other types of laboratories, providing the electronic clinical workflow support between the point of care and laboratory. CareEvolve provides its laboratory customers with a broad range of features supporting the needs of physician offices, hospital clients, long-term-care facilities, prisons, and patient-service-center workflows.
"We're extremely excited to welcome the CareEvolve team and customers to ELLKAY," said Lior Hod, President of ELLKAY. "We already share customers and partners in the laboratory industry and are now able to offer these great companies a more tightly integrated ofering."
"ELLKAY is an exemplary company in the healthcare connectivity market," Richard Faherty, EVP Administration, BioReference Laboratories, Inc., remarked. "They have been a great partner to BioReference and CareEvolve for many years and will ensure our long-term customers receive the highest levels of service and an active product roadmap of comprehensive and innovative solutions. We will continue to partner with ELLKAY in providing BioReference solutions through our own BioPortal and we look forward to leveraging their excellent connectivity solutions."
Integrating solutions and interoperable technologies are fundamentally altering and simplifying laboratory, hospital, and practice workflows. The combined teams and technologies will strengthen ELLKAY's platforms by providing laboratories and EHR vendors with one partner to service all of their outreach and connectivity needs.
Since 2002, ELLKAY's 'client-first' focus has positioned ELLKAY as one of the most respected healthcare IT companies in the nation. Together with the CareEvolve team, ELLKAY will continue to empower customers with innovative solutions that are on the leading edge of healthcare technologies.
ELLKAY will exhibit in booth #4973 at the 2017 HIMSS Conference & Exhibition in Orlando FL from Feb. 19–23, 2017. Call (201)-791-0606 or email LKApps@ellkay.com to schedule a meeting with ELLKAY's team during the 2017 HIMSS Conference & Exhibition.
ELLKAY is a recognized healthcare connectivity leader, providing solutions and services nationwide. With 15 years of industry experience, ELLKAY empowers diagnostic laboratories, EMR/PMS companies, ACO and HIE companies, hospitals, and other healthcare organizations with cutting-edge technologies and solutions. With over 40,000 practices connected, ELLKAY's system capability arsenal has grown to over 550+ EMR/PMS systems across 900+ versions.
Contact: Shreya Patel, 201-808-9185
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