Eye Care Leaders Acquires iMedicWare to Launch Fully Integrated Technology Platform for Ophthalmology

iMedicWare Founder and CEO Arun Kapur to head software business across ECL portfolio.

CHARLOTTE, N.C., — (BUSINESS WIRE) — Eye Care Leaders (ECL) today announced the acquisition of iMedicWare, a provider of integrated EHR, practice management, ambulatory surgery center software, and optical solutions designed exclusively for eye care practices. ECL, an industry leader of ophthalmic and optometric practice performance solutions, has named Arun Kapur, the founder and CEO of iMedicWare, to head their portfolio of technology solutions, including EHR, practice management, and other software.

With more than a decade in the industry, Kapur is a trusted name in ophthalmic software and technology. He brings to his new role as the leader of ECL’s software business his NJ-based team, extensive eye care experience, customer service focus, and a strong record of proven results.

“As partners, we share the same vision of providing our customers with dynamic applications and services suitable for the continuously evolving ophthalmic landscape,” says Kapur. “I look forward to leveraging ECL’s resources and innovation to complement and enhance not only iMedicWare’s top-of-the-line suite of solutions, but the host of other technology offerings within the portfolio, to benefit the ophthalmic and optometric community.”

“We are proud to have iMedicWare join our family of solutions that are solely focused on eye care,” says Brent Michael, Chief Commercial Officer at Eye Care Leaders. “The team that Arun has built for iMedicWare is outstanding, and we look forward to his leadership in building the same level of excellence for all of our portfolio companies.”

iMedicWare will provide the technology platform necessary for Eye Care Leaders to offer a comprehensive, fully-integrated solution. In addition, iMedicWare also makes possible for ECL to offer iMedicWare’s ASC, a fully integrated, comprehensive solution to meet every aspect of an Ophthalmic Ambulatory Surgery Center’s needs. iMedicWare’s ASC includes remote surgical scheduling, customizable consents, inventory management, and other solutions for ophthalmic and multi-specialty ambulatory surgery centers.

“While we recognize that this acquisition represents the creation of our comprehensive product set, we will also continue to provide support for all software solutions in our family, as promised,” Michael said. “Sales and customer engagement with our solutions has never been greater – we now serve over 40 percent of the ophthalmic market – and Eye Care Leaders is confident our platforms and family of solutions will provide the best choices for eye care practices in the coming years. We will prove that every day through innovation, customer service, and integrity.”

Both companies will be exhibiting at the AAO 2017 conference in New Orleans on November 11-14. They will be showcasing the new solutions and offering hands-on demonstrations throughout the weekend at booths #3714 and #4939 in the exhibit hall.

About Eye Care Leaders

Eye Care Leaders (ECL) is a Charlotte, N.C. based family of companies that serves more than 6,800 ophthalmologists and optometrists, with the common goal of improving the efficiency, profitability, and competitiveness of eye care practices. ECL provides electronic health records systems for 40 percent of the market, bringing together trusted names such as iMedicWare, Integrity, MDoffice, ManagementPlus, Medflow, IOPracticeware, KeyMedical, and EyeDoc. myCare is a comprehensive suite of business solutions that includes revenue cycle solutions, analytics and benchmarking, patient retention and acquisition, and more. With a sole focus on eye care, ECL understands the challenges physicians face, and brings solutions to complex problems to help practices reach their goals and succeed. For more information, please visit eyecareleaders.com and at AAO booth #3714.

About iMedicWare

iMedicWare Inc. is a leading provider of certified EMR, EPM, Optical and ASC software specifically designed for ophthalmologists. The Freehold, N.J.-based company began in 2006, when a group of leading physicians representing all the ophthalmic sub-specialties worked together to create efficient, paperless solutions for ophthalmology. iMedicWare delivers outstanding, physician-driven EMR, EPM, and ASC software solutions for ophthalmology practices and ambulatory surgery centers of all sizes, sub-specialties, and scope. Visit iMedicWare at AAO booth #4939 in the exhibit hall and at imedicware.com.

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