HealthTech Holdings, parent company of community hospital information systems vendor Healthcare Management Systems Inc., has acquired emergency department information systems vendor MEDHOST Inc. for an undisclosed sum.

Addison, Texas-based MEDHOST will continue to market its ER software to larger hospitals. But the company, with HMS, will develop an integrated ER system for HMS' enterprisewide clinical/financial information systems for community hospitals.

HealthTech Holdings expects combined revenue from HMS and MEDHOST of more than $100 million in 2010. More information is available at and

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