Quality Systems announced this morning that it has acquired Mirth Corporation, which offers the Mirth Connect open source integration engine and related tools. QSI says the acquisition will allow its NextGen Healthcare subsidiary to offer better data exchange capabilities, including participation in HIEs.
In the announcement, QSI President Steven Plochocki was quoted as saying, “The acquisition of Mirth will further strengthen QSI’s capabilities across the board, based on the new level of data integration and migration functionality it brings us. We intend to expand our client base and position the company for continued growth, particularly within both the connectivity and EHR replacement markets, as we work to meet the needs of hospitals and physicians as well as their patients. Mirth’s solutions, coupled with the depth of our current portfolio, will enable us to emerge as one of the most connected solutions in the industry. This will help accelerate our ACO strategy, support our rapid expansion into the interoperability market and give us the opportunity to cross-sell Mirth’s solutions."
The company says the Mirth brand, team, and offices will remain unchanged.