Royal Philips Electronics, Amsterdam, Netherlands, has announced plans to acquire El Paso, Texas-based Ximis, a radiology information system company.
Financial details of the deal have not been released, but the deal is expected to close in the third quarter of 2007, according to a joint news release. Ximis product is Xiris, a Web-based software system that manages patient registration, scheduling, exam tracking, staff and resources, and generates reports and statistical information. The software is currently used in healthcare systems across Europe, North America and South America, according to the release.
Ximis will be incorporated into Philips Healthcare Informatics business group. -- by Shawn Rhea