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Acquisitions for Mediware, Cumberland Consulting, and TriZetto

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Mediware has announced its acquisition of the assets of Transtem, which sells software for managing adult stem cell collection and transplantation. Mediware President and CEO Thomas Mann said in the announcement, “This is cutting-edge healthcare that is pursuing cures for such large patient population diseases as myocardial infarction (MI), critical limb ischemia (CLI), Parkinson’s disease, diabetes, cancer and many others. Importantly, there is a growing demand for a comprehensive software solution to effectively manage the collection and preparation of the therapeutic cell solutions as well as streamline donor, patient and treatment data management.”

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Cumberland Consulting Group has been acquired by members of its management team and private equity firm Tailwind Capital, with participation by investor and former HCA Chairman R. Clayton McWhorter. Tailwind Managing Director Geoffrey Raker said in a statement, “This transaction represents a tremendous opportunity for Tailwind to invest in a proven platform that provides high quality services to a dynamic industry in the midst of an IT transformation. Cumberland has a very experienced management team and is well-positioned for future growth and expansion. We look forward to supporting Cumberland as it pursues future organic initiatives and acquisitions.”

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TriZetto announced this morning that is has acquired Medical Data Express, which offers Medicaid and Medicare encounter management software. TriZetto Chairman and CEO Trace Devanny said in a statement, “By acquiring MDE, TriZetto is cementing its ability to offer customers a proven, comprehensive and reliable solution that helps payer organizations meet federal and state requirements for medical encounter data processing. We are committed to continuing to enhance our suite of solutions helping Medicare and Medicaid plans leverage the efficiencies they gain for strategic advantage while maintaining compliance.” 

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