Sunquest Information Systems, Tucson, Ariz., has acquired the anatomic pathology information system business of Stockholm-based Elekta, according to a news release from Sunquest (PDF), a diagnostic information technology services provider.
Sunquest Information acquires lab info business
A separate news release from Elekta noted that the deal is priced at $33 million through an asset purchase structure on a cash and debt-free basis. Elekta's anatomic pathology information system business offers software to laboratories that provide surgical pathology, cytology, dermatopathology and autopsy services.
Sunquest states on its website (PDF) that changes in the healthcare market, including an aging population, the emergence of molecular diagnostics and the evolving role of the pathologist in an "ACO-focused healthcare delivery system" will provide the company with growth opportunities.
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