CentralReach, a provider of EHR and practice management solutions that enable Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) for therapy has acquired Pathfinder Health Innovations (PHI), a practice management and data collection software solution designed for small to medium-sized (SMB) businesses. The acquisition increases CentralReach’s market share and is expected to provide SMB organizations with a quick-start and easy-to-use solution to gain immediate operational efficiencies.
Founded in 2010, Pathfinder Health Innovations’ mission and vision is to help children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) live more social lives. By providing simple, effective software tools to support ABA-based therapy, Pathfinder strives to contribute to the advancement of people with ASD in meeting their full potential. Launched as ABPathfinder in 2010 and merged with EBI Billing in 2016, Pathfinder Health Innovations’ services span the gamut of a therapy practice’s needs, speeding time to revenue and ensuring increased outcomes for clients.
Post-Acquisition Plans for Pathfinder
The Pathfinder platform will exist alongside CentralReach’s comprehensive enterprise solution. The team will remain in their Kansas City, Missouri office. Pathfinder CEO, Tina Youngblood will remain on the CentralReach team reporting to Chris Sullens.
“I’m thrilled to be joining forces with CentralReach,” commented Pathfinder CEO Tina Youngblood. “When we combine Pathfinder’s strengths with those of CentralReach, our customers, both large and small, are the ultimate winners. CentralReach has a market leadership position, and Pathfinder fits perfectly with their commitment to people, product and customers. Our existing customers and new customers should expect to see great things with our offering under the CentralReach umbrella.”
CentralReach’s Investment Strategy in Expanding Product Offerings
The acquisition is part of the company’s investment in its product offerings and is the third acquisition in the past 12 months. In December 2018, CentralReach acquired the highly-successful managed billing services company Bronco Billing, now named CR BillMax Services. In May 2018, the company acquired the leading real-time behavior change analytics software provider, Chartlytics. Powered by its acquisition of Chartlytics, the company is revolutionizing the ABA space with cutting-edge solutions including precision teaching, clinical data collection, scheduling, billing, and learning management. To date, more than 65,000 clinicians and educators use CentralReach’s ABA therapy platform to produce superior outcomes for people with autism.
Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed.