Medication and blood bank management software vendor Mediware Information Systems Inc. has acquired Knowledge-Forge, which offers online compliance training courses. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

Denver-based Knowledge-Forge serves blood centers, hospitals, laboratories and medical device firms. The acquisition fills a growing need of Mediware's blood center and hospital clients for assistance in training staff on blood management compliance issues, says Thomas Mann, CEO at the Lenexa, Kan.-based company.

Mediware is integrating the content with its LifeTrak blood management software. More information is available at and

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