Symphony Corporation Acquires JGI to Provide End-to-End Services for Healthcare IT

MADISON, Wis., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Symphony Corporation, a global healthcare technology solutions provider, today announced the acquisition of JGI, a New Jersey-based Human Capital Management consulting and technology firm with a significant presence in the healthcare industry nationally.  Symphony's acquisition of JGI is complementary, broadening and strengthening its offerings to provide the highest level of benefits to its clients in healthcare, medical devices, academic institutes, insurance, life sciences, finance, and government agencies.

"By combining Symphony's strength in clinical healthcare IT with JGI's depth in Human Capital Management technology, Symphony becomes one of the few healthcare IT service companies that can provide end-to-end services for clients trying to address the requirements of healthcare reform," said Ravi K. Kalla, Chief Executive Officer of Symphony Corporation.

In its acquisition of JGI, Symphony expands its capability to assist healthcare clients with services ranging from the implementation and integration of point-of-care clinical management systems to business management technology that includes quality measurement and population health management.

With JGI, Symphony also strengthens its East Coast presence.  For more than 30 years, JGI has built value for its clients by developing Human Capital Management strategies, designing effective people resource processes and implementing cutting-edge technologies.  JGI combines superior technical skills with system specific expertise, to support leading partner applications from Oracle, PeopleSoft, ADP and Lawson.

"Together as one company, Symphony and JGI now offers a new 'business intelligence' approach for the healthcare marketplace, enabling decision-makers to see data that helps them refine operations and provides insight needed to increase the bottom line," said George DiGrandi, former JGI Chief Executive Officer who takes on the new role of Senior Vice President of Sales and Business Development for Symphony.

JGI brand products and services will be under the Symphony Corporation brand, for more information visit www.symphonycorp.com

About Symphony Corporation

Symphony Corporation is a Madison, Wisconsin based global technology solutions provider that helps organizations develop and implement a range of technology solutions in less time at a lower cost.  Symphony's commitment to quality processes such as CMMi Level 4 has brought it to an industry leadership position in specialized IT services. Symphony maintains world-class development facilities that are audited and comply with HIPAA and FDA CFR guidelines.  Symphony has more than 13 years of experience in developing and managing transaction based enterprise applications and large data warehouses to web and mobile applications. Clients include large health systems, medical devices manufacturers, and Fortune 500 companies. Specific to the healthcare industry, Symphony has extensive experience in implementation and integration of clinical systems, healthcare informatics, as well as quality and care management systems.

SOURCE Symphony Corporation

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