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CompuGroup Medical SE & Co. KGaA (CGM), one of the leading e-health companies in the world, acquired VISUS Health IT GmbH (VISUS), one of the leading providers for Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS) and Healthcare Content Management in Germany.
VISUS’s key products are JiveX Enterprise PACS, a leading PACS for hospitals and outpatient facilities, JiveX Healthcare Content Management, a cutting-edge vendor neutral archive solution for medical data, and JiveX Healthcare Connect with focus on communicating medical data. As a result of the acquisition, CompuGroup Medical is complementing its portfolio with a well-established and multiple award-winning product suite. For 2020, revenues were amounted to approximately EUR 18.5 million with an adjusted EBITDA of approximately EUR 2.8 million.
“VISUS complements our existing portfolio of products perfectly and we see a lot of opportunities to integrate these solutions with our successful ambulatory and hospital information systems,” emphasized Dr. Dirk Wössner, CEO of CompuGroup Medical SE & Co. KGaA. “We are confident that both, existing CGM and VISUS customers, will benefit from this transaction, facilitating the provision of structured medical data at the right place and time and usable by anyone who needs it. VISUS solutions are a key contributor of medical information with the special focus on medical images.”
“With this acquisition, we will gain an additional, highly attractive business area, which is very important for most of our customers, and we will significantly increase our installed customer base particularly in the German hospital market. At the same time, we will benefit from a great amount of know-how and expert knowledge from our new colleagues. We are acquiring innovative and strongly growing products here, which have recently been repeatedly honored with several highly prestigious ‘Best in KLAS-Awards’,” said Hannes Reichl, Managing Director Inpatient and Social Care at CGM.
“We are convinced that with this merger we will continue the success story of VISUS for our team and our customers in the long term. With CGM, we also have the potential to further expand our existing partner network internationally,” said Klaus Kleber, Co-Founder of VISUS. Jörg Holstein, likewise Co-Founder of VISUS, added, “We have been partners with CGM for many years and have implemented many successful projects together. We are pleased to become part of the CGM family while maintaining the VISUS identity. CGM is exactly the right partner for us as a global player with home and heart in Germany.”
VISUS’s customer base today consists of more than 1.500 facilities inpatient as well as outpatient. Today, more than 1.6 million professional users, including doctors, dentists, pharmacies and other health professionals in outpatient and inpatient healthcare facilities trust CompuGroup Medical.