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Yardi acquires Optimus EMR, steps into post-acute care market

September 2, 2015
by Megan Combs, Associate Editor
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Software developer Yardi has expanded it senior living software and stepped into the long-term post-acute care market by acquiring Optimus EMR Inc. The purchase adds skilled nursing and long-term care functionality to its software lineup, which provides senior living providers a single platform for the entire continuum of care.

"Optimus has been developing solutions focused on complex clinical charting in long-term post-acute care for more than 15 years,” Craig Griffin, senior vice president for Optimus said in a press release. “Teaming with Yardi creates an exciting opportunity to be part of a new era in electronic health records.”

Optimus offers long-term care software solutions that enhance resident care and manage a variety of clinical activities. It has a suite of integrated assessments, care plans and automated MDS. 

"A single-stack solution is the most efficient approach to data management," Eric Kolber, vice president of senior living for Yardi, said in a press release. "The benefits include optimal staffing, maximized revenues, and improved resident care. Integrating the Optimus clinical suite enables us to broaden our services into skilled nursing, adult daycare, and home health, which are essential to long-term care."