LexisNexis Risk Solutions is buying Health Market Science, a data provider for health care professionals.
Health Market Science also administers a practitioner-level medical claims database in the U.S. Combined with LexisNexis, the company should be able to help medical professionals address challenges associated with regulatory compliance, health care costs, care coordination, provider performance and waste. Terms were not disclosed.
“The health care paradigm has shifted and requires physicians, patients and payers to link their data to get a complete view of an individual’s health,” says Lee Rivas, CEO of public sector and health care at LexisNexis.
LexisNexus Risk Solutions has acquired Ennclairy and EDIWatch int he past few years. Lexis Nexus Group has picked up Sheshunoff and A.S. Pratt from the Thomson Media Group in May 2013, and in 2012 bought the parent company of Law360. The company is owned by Reed Elseveir Group plc, a provider of professional information services.
Companies have been stocking up on health care services as demands on providers increase with more patients moving into the system because of the Affordable Care Act. For more, see 5 Technologies Drive Health Care M&A.