Medsphere Acquires Wellsoft Corporation, the Leader in Emergency Department Software

Addition of 14-time #1 KLAS-ranked EDIS solution dramatically
enhances clinical efficacy of affordable CareVue electronic health record

CARLSBAD, Calif. & SOMERSET, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”” target=”_blank”gt;#affordableEHRlt;/agt;–Medsphere
Systems Corporation
, the leading provider of affordable and
interoperable healthcare information technology (IT) solutions and
services, today announced the acquisition of Wellsoft Corporation, a
provider of award-winning Emergency Department Information Systems
(EDIS). Based in Somerset, NJ, Wellsoft has more than 30 years of
experience creating applications that enable providers to improve
patient care in the most intense and demanding clinical environment.

Wellsoft’s core product includes an EDIS tailored for the unique
workflow and environments of emergency departments and urgent care
centers. The Wellsoft solution is implemented at facilities in the
United States, Canada and further abroad. Wellsoft has been ranked
number one by KLAS Research 14 times since 2002 in the Software and
Services – Emergency Department Market Segment category, most recently
in 2019.

Moving forward, Medsphere will introduce a comprehensive solution for
urgent care centers that capitalizes on the technology from Wellsoft,
combined with Medsphere’s RCM Cloud revenue cycle suite.

“You only have to look at the awards and recognition Wellsoft has
received to recognize what a significant addition to the CareVue EHR
platform this is,” said Medsphere President and CEO Irv Lichtenwald.
“We’re very excited about the tremendous clinical value of Wellsoft and
CareVue together and we look forward to working with Dr. John Santmann
and his team on our shared ethic of making affordable, comprehensive
healthcare IT available to all providers.”

The complete Wellsoft solution includes functionality focused on patient
tracking, clinical documentation, orders and results, reimbursement,
clinical decision support, discharge planning and data management.
Wellsoft also includes touch technology and is configurable for specific

“This is a very positive and exciting time for Wellsoft,” said Founder
and CEO John Santmann, MD. “With this merger, we have the opportunity to
expand as an integral component of a larger, integrated enterprise
solution for healthcare providers. In our early conversations with
Medsphere, we also recognized shared goals and values—specifically, a
commitment to empowering healthcare organizations without asking them to
sacrifice other clinical initiatives by overpaying for healthcare IT.
We’re truly excited to join Medsphere.”

As part of the merger, Dr. Santmann will step into the CMIO role at

With the addition of Wellsoft and other recent mergers, Medsphere now
offers a CareVue platform that satisfies the clinical, revenue cycle and
inventory management needs of all inpatient acute and behavioral health

About Wellsoft

, a developer and provider of the industry-leading EDIS
since 1988, offers comprehensive EHR solutions for hospital emergency
departments (enterprise-wide and single hospital implementations),
freestanding emergency centers and urgent care centers. Wellsoft EDIS
has ranked #1 in KLAS user surveys of EDIS time and again, and has been
implemented in hospitals worldwide, providing an immediate positive
impact on the efficiency and profitability of ED operations. Recognized
for providing the most configurable and complete EDIS solution, Wellsoft
works closely with each client to develop real-world EHR solutions for
their emergency departments. For more information, please visit

About Medsphere

Founded in 2002 and based in Carlsbad, Calif., Medsphere
Systems Corporation
is an organization of committed clinical and
technology professionals working to positively impact patient care by
delivering award-winning healthcare IT solutions for providers of every
size and budget. Medsphere’s inpatient portfolio includes CareVue,
an integrated EHR system that incorporates clinical, financial, and
patient accounting solutions, and RCM
, a complete end-to-end revenue cycle management solution.

Using a vendor-independent approach to helping hospitals solve critical
challenges, the Phoenix
Health Systems
division provides a host of healthcare IT services,
including systems implementation, project management, remote service
desk, end-user device management, application management and IT
leadership. And Medsphere’s ChartLogic
division offers a complete ambulatory suite including EHR, Practice
Management, Revenue Cycle Management, and Patient Portal.

Learn more about Medsphere at


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