Navigation Links
Baxa Corporation Acquires Florida-Based ForHealth Technologies™
Date:3/3/2009

Baxa Corporation, a leading developer of technology for the safe handling, packaging and administration of fluid medications, today announced that it has acquired ForHealth Technologies, Inc., a Florida-based healthcare robotics and software company. The ForHealth acquisition adds IntelliFill i.v.® and IntelliFlowRx™ to the existing Baxa products for pharmacy operations management.

Englewood, Colo. (PRWEB) March 3, 2009 -- Baxa Corporation, a leading developer of technology for the safe handling, packaging and administration of fluid medications, today announced that it has acquired ForHealth Technologies, Inc., a Florida-based healthcare robotics and software company, in a strategic expansion of its focus on health-system pharmacy automation and IV room productivity. Terms were not disclosed.

The ForHealth acquisition adds IntelliFill i.v.® and IntelliFlowRx™ to the existing Baxa products for pharmacy operations management. IntelliFill i.v., a high-speed robotic system for preparing intravenous doses, is an industry standard for performance, cost savings and patient safety. Through the preparation of more than 25 million patient doses, IntelliFill i.v. has proven itself in many of the most-respected U.S. hospitals. IntelliFlowRx IV Room Workflow Manager promotes reductions in drug costs and waste, while ensuring patient safety and improving accuracy and efficiencies in manual IV compounding.

"The acquisition of ForHealth is a strategic move that expands our commitment to improving patient safety and enhancing the quality of life in health-system pharmacies," said Greg Baldwin, Baxa Chairman and CEO. "For decades, Baxa has led the industry in solutions for IV preparation. The powerful combination of the Baxa and ForHealth products and people will expand that leadership and accelerate customer deployment of IV automation solutions."

"We're excited to be joining the Baxa family. Baxa Corporation's leadership position and established credibility in hospital pharmacies will create new opportunities for ForHealth products," said Steve Thomas, ForHealth Chairman and CEO. "Hospital pharmacies now will have one clear choice when it comes to addressing their IV automation needs."

ForHealth operations will continue from its US headquarters in Daytona Beach, Florida. Baldwin and Thomas both emphasized that the transition to Baxa ownership will be seamless for existing ForHealth customers.

About Baxa Corporation:
Baxa, a customer-focused medical device company, provides innovative, solution-based technologies for medication handling and delivery. Its systems and devices promote the safe and efficient preparation, handling, packaging, and administration of medications. Key products include the PadLock® Set Saver, Rapid-Fill™ Automated Syringe Fillers, Exacta-Med® Oral Dispensers, MicroFuse® Syringe Infusers, Repeater™ Pharmacy Pumps, and Exacta-Mix™ and MicroMacro™ Multi-Source Automated Compounders; used worldwide in hospitals and healthcare facilities. Privately held, Baxa Corporation has subsidiaries and sales offices in Canada and the United Kingdom; direct representation in Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Luxembourg, The Netherlands and Switzerland; and distribution partners worldwide. Further information is available at http://www.baxa.com.

About ForHealth Technologies, Inc.:
Founded in 1998, ForHealth Technologies delivers 21st-century technology combined with professional support to enable hospital pharmacies to stay ahead of the growing challenges faced in preparing injectable medications. ForHealth Technologies' solutions deliver quantum-leap improvements in key I.V. room performance metrics: accuracy, patient safety, clinician safety, speed, cost reduction, and regulatory compliance. More information is available at http://www.fhtinc.com. ForHealth Technologies: Innovating for Your I.V. Room's Future™.

Contacts:
Marian Robinson, Vice President, Marketing
Baxa Corporation - http://www.baxa.com - 800.567.2292 ext. 2157 or 303.617.2157

Maggie Chamberlin Holben, APR
Absolutely Public Relations - http://www.absolutelypr.com - 303.984.9801 or 303.669.3558

###

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Baxa/Acquisition/prweb2201274.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2009 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Related medicine news :

1. The ScottCare Corporation Completes Acquisition of Rozinn Electronics, a Leading Manufacturer of Cardiac Diagnostic Products
2. Brooke Franchise Corporation Announces Selected July Results
3. MedThink Communications Retained by NanoBio Corporation
4. EaglePicher Corporation Completes Transaction to Sell EaglePicher Boron, LLC to Ceradyne, Inc. for $69 Million
5. Dana Corporation, Inc. Enters Into Settlement Agreement With Dana Retiree Committee
6. Memry Corporation Announces Fiscal Fourth Quarter and 2007 Year End Earnings Release and Conference Call
7. Somanetics Corporation to Release Third Quarter 2007 Financial Results and Host Conference Call September 19
8. LifeQuest World Corporation Proud Contributor to Dietary Supplement Education Alliance (DSEA)
9. DTI Medical Corporation Announces Reverse Split and Other Corporate Developments
10. STERIS Corporation Board of Directors Names Walter M. Rosebrough Jr. President and Chief Executive Officer
11. AGA Medical Corporation Receives Approval for the AMPLATZER Muscular Ventricular Septal Defect Occluder
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Baxa Corporation Acquires Florida-Based ForHealth Technologies™
(Date:7/24/2017)... ... July 24, 2017 , ... Horizon Goodwill ... a unique opportunity that helps high school girls succeed in STEM programs as ... Horizon Goodwill will host over 20 high school girls at their corporate ...
(Date:7/24/2017)... OH (PRWEB) , ... July 24, 2017 , ... The ... on the life-altering neurological condition called essential tremor (ET). The seminar will take place ... 5800 Rockside Woods Blvd., Independence, OH. The program will run from 9 a.m. to ...
(Date:7/24/2017)... , ... July 24, 2017 , ... ... media initiatives designed to promote awareness for Topricin’s revolutionary, natural, after-burn skin care ... one of the leading causes of long term skin conditions, including cancer. ...
(Date:7/24/2017)... ... July 24, 2017 , ... Puregraft, the ... announces the issuance of United States Patent Number 9,695,398 (the '398 patent) and ... The '398 and '324 patents cover methods and systems for optimizing fat ...
(Date:7/24/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Sharon Kleyne, host of the nationally syndicated The Sharon Kleyne ... Nature’s Tears® EyeMist® recently talked on the air about an alarming Post magazine article ... by Zidor Aldama described the situation in which Chinese children are under pressure to ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:7/13/2017)... Medical Products, a leader in medical product innovation and global patient ... for hospice patient care. ... Centurion Medical Products ... pain management and emotional comfort are part of a hospice,s primary ... preventing unneeded emergency department admission due to severe fecal impaction. One ...
(Date:7/12/2017)... 12, 2017  Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: ... companies to resolve pending patent litigation in the U.S. District ... regarding the Cialis ® (tadalafil) unit dose patent. ... 2020. As part of the agreement, Cialis exclusivity is now ... "The unit dose patent for Cialis is valid ...
(Date:7/11/2017)... , July 11, 2017  Sysmex America, Inc., ... diagnostic testing equipment as well as middleware information ... way to make quality assurance easier and more ... is well known for the innovation that it ... Monitor elevates quality assurance processes to a new ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: