NantHealth, a subsidiary of NantWorks, LLC, announced it has completed the acquisition of Harris Corporation’s commercial Healthcare Solutions business, a clinical systems integration innovator. Harris retained its government healthcare services business. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
As part of the acquisition, NantHealth’s existing cOS, eviti and omics platforms will combined with Harris’ FusionFX® suite of products. The integration will delivers on the promise of whole health systems integration to help optimize the patient-clinician experience by bringing molecular medicine insights directly to the point-of-care. The acquisition follows NantHealth’s recent strategic alliance with Allscripts and their dbMotion semantics engine. NantHealth’s acquisition also adds 170 new associates at locations including Washington, DC, Cleveland, OH, Melbourne, FL, Phoenix, AZ and London, UK.
“The acquisition of Harris Healthcare Solutions, our largest transaction to date, brings unique and proven technology with a large global footprint that significantly furthers our stated goal to improve patient outcomes by efficiently providing physicians with integrated, clinically relevant patient-centric information in real-time,” said Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, Executive Chairman and Founder of NantHealth in a statement. “At the same time, we have added an extensive client base of leading clinical and health IT innovators across North America and Europe, as well as a talented and experienced leadership team. The transaction represents a strategic step toward realizing our vision of providing personalized, precision medicine across the continuum of care.”
Harris’ FusionFX® platform builds and markets disruptive technology that provides next-generation health information exchange, interoperability, and insights to healthcare organizations around the world. The solutions enable healthcare organizations to integrate disparate data sources and leverage existing IT investments to create cross-organizational, cross-system, cross-continuum of care processes and workflows. Its scalable platform eliminates redundancies and administrative legwork and improves quality of care by streamlining access to the right information at the right time.
HCS is a trusted partner to more than 75 clients and 100,000 clinicians worldwide. Strategic partners testify to HCS’s trusted presence in the marketplace, the technology’s value and the ability to link sophisticated and diverse IT environments. HCS collaborates with many of the industry’s most innovative health systems including Advocate Health Care, Kaiser Permanente, Allina Health, Presence Health, Cleveland Clinic, University Health Network, National Health System (NHS), with key international channel partnerships with British Telecom (UK) and TELUS (Canada). Harris’ application suite is driving some of the world’s largest clinically integrated networks such as to the coordination of care across the province of Ontario, Canada. Included in this suite is FusionOS™, a Service Oriented Architecture (SoA) interoperability platform originally developed to rapidly integrate clinical applications across the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the U.S. Department of Defense.