News Briefs: eMed refiles IPO, acquires Trilix

April 5, 2000

eMed refiles IPO, acquires TrilixeMed Technologies is moving ahead with plans to expand its portfolio of Internet-based products and services, fueled in large part by the prospect of a pending $46 million initial public offering. The Lexington,

eMed refiles IPO, acquires Trilix

eMed Technologies is moving ahead with plans to expand its portfolio of Internet-based products and services, fueled in large part by the prospect of a pending $46 million initial public offering. The Lexington, MA-based company originally filed for an IPO last August (PNN 9/99) but postponed the offering one month later, citing “market volatility” with regard to health-related IPOs (PNN 11/99). Apparently sensing a more positive climate on Wall Street these days, eMed refiled its IPO with the Securities and Exchange Commission Feb. 25.

In related news, eMed acquired Trilix Information Systems, a software company founded by several former Cemax-Icon engineers. Trilix, headquartered in Pleasanton, CA, provides integration technology that allows the exchange of information among different healthcare imaging and information systems, both within a hospital’s network and via the Internet. The addition of Trilix’s technology to eMed’s image-management products and services should help facilitate an organization’s move toward electronic medical records, providing clinicians with connectivity to diagnostic images, as well as to laboratory, pathology, and other diagnostic reports.

eMed also plans to make Trilix’s interface technologies available to other vendors on an OEM basis. Trilix already has OEM relationships with Kodak and Canon, according to company sources. eMed acquired Trilix in a straight stock deal.

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