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Ethidium Acquires VLink Health Information Exchange


Acquisition Strengthens Company’s Leadership Position in Clinical Information Management

Huntingdon Valley, PA – August 9, 2007 – Ethidium Health Systems, a leading developer of clinical information management software and services, today announced that it has acquired exclusive ownership of the VLink health information exchange from Vaceris, LLC. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

“The acquisition of VLink enables Ethidium to offer RHIOs, IPAs, hospitals, and payors a comprehensive, non-disruptive, cross-vendor, open standards-based solution for sharing clinical information using web technology,” stated Matias Klein, President and Chief Technology Officer of Ethidium Health Systems.

VLink is a cost-effective framework for connecting distributed health information systems. VLink acts as an “armored courier” which securely delivers sealed, addressed packages containing private health information. VLink works seamlessly with existing information systems and is already fully integrated with many leading electronic medical records (EMR) and practice management systems (PMS). The VLink health information exchange is a proven solution which is currently being used by the 1,700+ doctor Genesis Physicians Group in Dallas, TX.

“Vaceris is pleased that the VLink health information exchange solution will be part of Ethidium’s industry leading product line. Ethidium has pioneered the use of web technology to address the varied clinical information exchange needs of physicians, patients, and their partners,” stated Bradley Smith, Chief Executive Officer of Vaceris.

“With the expansion of our product line, we look forward to helping many more leading healthcare organizations create financially sustainable architectures for operating health information exchange networks,” added Klein.

About Ethidium Health Systems
Ethidium Health Systems is a leading developer of clinical information management software and services. Ethidium’s solutions enable clinicians, patients, and their partners to securely and seamlessly share medical information while simultaneously enhancing the efficiency and productivity of the healthcare delivery process. All Ethidium’s offerings are developed to ensure interoperability of health information and compliance with the security and privacy provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). For more information, please visit

About Vaceris
Vaceris serves the healthcare community by providing solutions that automate health information exchange and management between hospitals, clinics, labs, physicians, and IPAs. The company’s VLink product was developed for one purpose: to connect physicians and hospitals in the simplest, most secure and most cost-effective means available.


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