Telus Health to acquire Nightingale’s Canadian business

Telus Health has agreed to acquire the Canadian business of Nightingale Informatix Corp (TSX-V: NGH), a provider of cloud-based solutions to healthcare organizations. No financial terms were disclosed for the acquisition, which includes Nightingale’s electronic medical record (EMR) software and related assets. Telus Health said the deal will broaden its EMR customer base in Ontario and Atlantic Canada. Markham, Ontario-based Nightingale has received funding from several investors, including Beedie Capital Partners (2014) and a consortium led by Wellington Financial (2007).


TELUS Health Announces Agreement to Acquire Nightingale’s Canadian EMR Operations

Acquisition would broaden company’s electronic medical records customer base in Ontario and Atlantic Canada

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – July 14, 2016) – TELUS Health announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the Canadian business of Nightingale Informatix Corp. (Nightingale) (TSX VENTURE:NGH), including its proprietary Electronic Medical Record (EMR) software solutions and related assets.

Nightingale currently provides its EMR solution to 4,000 physicians in Canada, mainly in Ontario and the Atlantic provinces.

“At TELUS Health, we are on a mission to leverage the power of technology and our world-class telecommunications infrastructure to improve health outcomes for Canadians,” said Paul Lepage, President, TELUS Health. “We are working to realize our goal not only by continuing to invest in health technology that supports the primary care ecosystem, but also through strategic acquisitions.”

The acquisition of Nightingale’s Canadian operations is subject to customary closing conditions, including Nightingale shareholder approval and regulatory approval.

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