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Laboratory information systems developer acquired


Milwaukee, WI and Markham, ON July 4, 2003 GE Medical Systems Information Technologies, the healthcare IT business of General Electric, and Triple G Systems Group, say they have signed a definitive transaction agreement under which GE will acquire Triple G

Markham-based Triple G, founded in 1991, is a developer of laboratory information systems. The company says its systems are licensed by more than 110 healthcare facilities, representing more than 450 clinical laboratories, worldwide.

According to Dow Wilson, president and CEO of GE Medical Systems Information Technologies, the combination of Triple G’s laboratory information technologies with GE’s advanced clinical information systems and IT implementation experience, will provide clinicians with a comprehensive end-to-end clinical information system spanning all care areas.