Ottawa, Canada—Harris’ Healthcare group (“Harris”) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of the Decision Support Systems (“DSS”) business from Vizient, Inc. DSS provides services and software for payer contract modeling, contract administration, cost accounting and budgeting. DSS will continue to help customers make strategic decisions with clear visibility into critical volume, cost and profitability measures across the continuum of care.
DSS’ solutions complement Harris’s existing healthcare information technology (“HCIT”) portfolio. Harris will continue to develop, sell, implement, and support the DSS products from its headquarters in El Segundo, CA.
Jerry Canada, Jr., President of Harris’ Healthcare group commented, “DSS’ decision support solution capabilities fit well with our strategy to offer targeted solutions to the HCIT market. In addition, the transaction adds experienced HCIT talent to our organization and products that complement Harris Healthcare Financial Solutions. I would like to welcome all of our new employees and customers.”
About N. Harris Computer Corporation
Since 1976, Harris has focused on providing feature-rich and robust turnkey solutions to Public Sector, Schools, Utility, and Health Care agencies throughout North America. Harris’ focus is on creating long-term relationships with its customers and ensuring that it meets the changing needs of its customers over time. Further information about Harris may be obtained from its website at harriscomputer.com.
Jerry Canada, Jr.
President Healthcare Group
N. Harris Computer Corporation
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