Physicians Interactive, Libertyville, Ill., a pharmaceutical sales and marketing company, announced it has acquired MedManage Systems, which provides an online avenue connecting prescribers with drug samples, coupons and vouchers.
The terms of the deal were not disclosed. MedManage, Bothell, Wash., through its Web-based Samples On Demand service, offers physicians and other prescribers Food and Drug Administration-compliant access to a consistent supply of samples they need from pharmaceutical companies. MedManage will continue to be led by president and CEO Cecil Kost.
Physicians Interactive previously was a unit of Allscripts, with which it maintains a partnership, and was sold to private-equity fund manager Perseus in September 2008 for $11.5 million.