ESO Acquires Clinical Data Management, Lancet Technology, and Digital Innovation

ESO, a provider of integrated software products for emergency medical service agencies, fire departments, and hospitals, acquired three trauma registry software companies Clinical Data Management, Lancet Technology, and Digital Innovation, for an undisclosed amount.

These acquisitions are expected to help ESO grow its product portfolio in the trauma registry market.

The incorporation of Digital Innovation, Clinical Data Management and Lancet’s technology and trauma data with ESO’s electronic health records and health data exchange will provide both emergency medical services and hospitals with a complete patient picture that allows both providers and hospital staff to make informed decisions when it comes to patient care.

“Similar to the acquisition of Digital Innovation and Lancet, the acquisition of Clinical Data Management provides us with another strong entry point to the trauma registry market,” said Chris Dillie, President and CEO of ESO in a press release. “Clinical Data Management is a pioneer in the development and delivery of software and technology to capture important data as it relates to trauma. When integrated with our comprehensive product suite, this will provide a much fuller picture for both hospitals and EMS to identify opportunities for improvement when it comes to patient care.”

In August 2014, ESO acquired JefBar Software Services, a provider of pre-hospital billing and dispatch software, for an undisclosed amount.

Similar acquisitions:

IMS Health, a provider of healthcare information services and solutions, acquired Pygargus, a Scandinavian advisory and analytics firm, specializes in real-world outcomes research, offering expertise in electronic medical records, registry data handling, data integration, and scientific project management.

Physio-Control, a provider of emergency medical response solutions, acquired Sansio, a provider of software-as-a-service solutions for the emergency medical services.

Since 2010, 1,700 Digital Health companies have been acquired for a total value of $100 billion, according to Mercom data.​