Gamma-Dynacare Medical Laboratories Acquires MedAxio™ Insurance Medical
BRAMPTON, ON, Jan. 10, 2013 /CNW/ - Gamma-Dynacare Medical Laboratories
announced today that it has acquired MedAxio™ Insurance Medical Services,
formerly Medisys Insurance Medical Services, a leader in providing medical
information collection services to the Canadian life insurance industry.
MedAxio provides insurance paramedical examinations and telephone interviewing
services across Canada with its head office in Toronto, Ontario, and regional
offices in Montreal, Quebec and Richmond, British Columbia. MedAxio has more
than 100 employees and utilizes over 1,000 mobile health care professionals in
urban, rural and remote locations across Canada. This team performs
approximately 250,000 examinations each year on behalf of a large number of
life insurance companies.
"We are very excited about the acquisition of MedAxio, as it emphasizes our
ongoing commitment to being a leading provider of insurance medical services
to Canadian life insurers," said Naseem Somani, President and Chief Executive
Officer, Gamma-Dynacare Medical Laboratories. "This acquisition will allow
for a greater integration of services for our insurance clients, which will
improve specimen and data integrity, accelerate the overall service delivery
process and ultimately increase customer satisfaction."
The acquisition is a strategic investment on the part of Gamma-Dynacare,
recognizing the growing importance of mobile collection services to the
organization's future growth in the insurance sector.
"As part of Gamma-Dynacare, MedAxio is poised to dramatically increase the
value it provides to its insurance industry customers," explained Shari
Gottschalk, President of MedAxio. "It also allows us to diversify our
services, opening up promising opportunities in new markets." Ms. Gottschalk
will assume the newly created role at Gamma-Dynacare of General Manager of
About Gamma-Dynacare Medical Laboratories
Providing Information. Impacting Lives. Caring for People. By living
this mission, Gamma-Dynacare Medical Laboratories will achieve its vision of
becoming the trusted leader in transforming laboratory information and
services into solutions that improve health, wellness and the Canadian health
Gamma-Dynacare (www.gamma-dynacare.com) is one of Canada's largest and most
respected providers of laboratory services and solutions, with more than 50
years of experience serving Canadians. Headquartered in Brampton, Ontario,
Gamma-Dynacare operates laboratories in Ontario (Brampton, Bowmanville,
London, Ottawa and Thunder Bay), Quebec (Saint-Laurent and Laval) Manitoba
(Winnipeg), and Alberta (Edmonton). In addition, Gamma-Dynacare operates more
than 200 Patient Services Centres in Ontario, Quebec, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
and Alberta.Gamma-Dynacare's 2,000 skilled and dedicated employees perform
millions of tests each year, playing a key role in the prevention and
diagnosis of disease and the treatment of patients.
Scott Hickey, Vice-President of Strategic Planning and Corporate
Communications, Gamma-Dynacare Medical Laboratories, (905) 790-3515 or
1-866-790-3515, ext. 5381.
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