MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) [NYSE: SAI] today announced it has completed the acquisition of maxIT Healthcare Holdings, Inc., a leading healthcare IT (Information Technology) consulting firm based in Westfield, Ind.
maxIT Healthcare, the largest private independent healthcare IT consulting company in North America, provides a comprehensive range of healthcare IT services and solutions primarily to commercial hospital groups and other medical delivery organizations. These include IT strategy and planning, electronic health record (EHR) implementation and optimization, and management consulting across a broad range of activities such as accountable care transformation.
Approximately 1,300 employees from maxIT Healthcare have joined SAIC's Health Solutions Business Unit (HSBU), led by Steve Comber. HSBU is a part of the Health, Energy and Civil Solutions Group, led by SAIC Group President Joe Craver.
"maxIT Healthcare's exceptional reputation and expertise within commercial hospitals and ambulatory clinics, combined with SAIC's Vitalize Consulting Solutions (VCS) team, brings together some of the best consultants in the commercial healthcare industry, and we welcome them to our team," said Craver. "This combination creates the nation's largest commercial consulting practice in EHR implementation and optimization and helps us better serve healthcare providers as they work to reduce healthcare costs, use data effectively, and improve patient care."
The acquisition strengthens SAIC's capabilities to provide EHR implementation and integration services to its strong base of Federal healthcare customers as they move toward the use of commercial off the shelf (COTS) EHR applications. It also enables SAIC to leverage its expertise in systems integration, health sciences and advanced data analytics to assist providers as they begin to personalize and deliver value-based healthcare.
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