Mediware Becomes WellSky
Rebranding reflects the company’s strategy to unify its various IT brands and bridge the software gaps between healthcare markets.
- By David Kopf
- Sep 17, 2018
HME software company Mediware Information Systems Inc. has rebranded into WellSky to merge its more than 30 healthcare brands and push for greater systems integration across healthcare.
The company serves various healthcare segments in addition to HME, such as blood banks, home health agencies, hospices, rehab facilities, and area agencies on aging.
The WellSky brand reflects the company’s aim to leverage its various brands to drive technology innovation and integration to help “eliminate the fragmentation that exists in health and community care,” said WellSky CEO Bill Miller (previously Mediware’s CEO).
“WellSky signifies a fundamental promise we make to our customers — that together we can realize care’s potential,” Miller said. “… As our customers face pressure to improve care delivery to every person they serve, WellSky will be there.”
Bearing that in mind, WellSky announced it is investing nearly $50 million toward research and development into offerings that can increase care levels and foster integration.
As part of that initiative, the company will bring its large customer footprint to bear. Serving more than 10,000 customer sites, including national hospital systems, post-acute care franchises, state agencies, and human services organizations, WellSky is active in the United States, Canada, Ireland, Britain, South Africa, Holland, Belgium, Norway, Lebanon, and Singapore.
David Kopf is the Publisher and Executive Editor of HME Business and DME Pharmacy magazines. Follow him on Twitter at @postacutenews.