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Gamma-Dynacare Medical Laboratories Acquires MedAxio™ Insurance Medical Services

Gamma-Dynacare Medical Laboratories Acquires MedAxio™ Insurance Medical 
Services 
Website: www.gamma-dynacare.com 
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 
MedAxio. 
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 
care system. 
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. 
SOURCE: Gamma-Dynacare Medical Laboratories 
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CO: Gamma-Dynacare Medical Laboratories
ST: Ontario
NI: HEA MTC INS MNA  
-0- Jan/10/2013 21:07 GMT
 
 
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