Total Specific Solutions has announced the acquisition of patient administration system and electronic patient record supplier, IMS MAXIMS.
The move is the first acquisition in Ireland for Total Specific Solutions and becomes the sixth in the UK and Ireland region.
A global provider of IT business solutions, Total Specific Solutions consists of independent business units specific to the vertical market segments. The company is part of Topicus.com Inc, a public company listed on the Canadian TSX Venture Exchange.
Commenting on the acquisition, Martijn Aardema, general manager at Total Specific Solutions, said: “We are pleased to welcome MAXIMS, our first Irish company, to TSS. Healthcare has been one of TSS’s core verticals and we are always keen to add new expertise to our Group.
“Although national rules and culture govern Healthcare, I believe we always learn from similar companies operating in different countries. Thomas Anderson, Neill McAnaspie, Jacinta Ni Suaird and the team have built a strong presence in the UK and Ireland, where MAXIMS offers its clients a full range of software solutions to help them with their daily needs in taking care of patients.”
Neill McAnaspie will lead the company going forward as the managing director. He said: “It is an exciting new step to be part of an international software company. I look forward to heading up the team of MAXIMS.”
Thomas Anderson, former owner of IMS MAXIMS, added: “I acquired IMS MAXIMS in 2011, and with Neill, Jacinta and the team we have made this company what it is today. Currently, I want to focus on other business ventures, and the time has come to give IMS MAXIMS the opportunity to develop and grow as an independent business.
“TSS approached us with their ‘Software for Life’ strategy, which means that IMS MAXIMS continues its future as a TSS business. And TSS understands the difference in cultures; whether it concerns countries or specific industries, each culture needs a dedicated approach. I feel assured about the future of the company with Neill as the managing director at its helm, its clients, and employees.”