RVC joins NEXUS in international growth ambition
As of today, September 30th 2020, RVC Medical IT joins the international NEXUS-group in their growth path of becoming Europe’s biggest supplier of integrated healthcare solutions. RVC has found in NEXUS the ideal partner to optimize and scale their product-portfolio. With the acquisition of a majority stake in RVC, both vendors now combine their strong position in the field of diagnostic-software, enterprise imaging and workflow solutions.
RVC’s product suite comprises specialized front-end client software for diagnostic workstations at radiology and all medical specialties outside radiology. It includes a Vendor Neutral Archiving (VNA) solution that holds results of all medical exams in a single repository. Example customers include UMC Utrecht, Isala, Tergooi, Kliniken des Landeskreises Lörrach and UZ Gent.
Joost van Geijn, CEO RVC: “With a market share of over 50% in our segment of entreprise imaging and diagnostics, RVC has developed a clear name in the Netherlands. At the same time we are expanding rapidly in Belgium and Germany, particularly in the area of radiology and our Vendor Neutral Archiving solution. As part of our long-term strategy, we have recognized that a strategic partner will enable us to further enhance our product development as we simultaneously expand our sales market. Therefore, we have carefully assessed various scenarios to ensure the best short- and long term fit for our customers. We have found in NEXUS a very experienced Health-IT partner with strong international presence and proven expertise in the field of diagnostic software. Their philosophy on fully integrated solutions combines perfectly with our core product values of offering best in class solutions based on industry standards. We are therefore confident that our customers will experience the advantage of shared resources in both capacity and knowledge, in the process of refining our solutions that are based on the latest technologies.”
NEXUS is internationally known as both HIS/EHR provider and market leader in diagnostic solutions. This applies in particular to radiology, pathology, cytology, ophthalmology, gastroenterology, cardiology and obstetrics/gynecology.
Dr. Ingo Behrendt, CEO NEXUS AG: “For the past number of years, the corporate ambition of the NEXUS-group has been to become Europe’s leading supplier of integrated healthcare solutions. RVC has found in NEXUS the ideal partner to optimize and scale their product-portfolio internationally. As for NEXUS this inclusion fits perfectly with our mission-statement for providing Healthcare-institutes a highly innovative IT-working environment, perfectly tailored to the needs of its key-users. While RVC is now set up to continue being a powerful and sustainable solution for all its customers, the NEXUS-group will ensure that the products will become a fully integrated part of the NEXUS-HIS product line. We are therefore proud to make the shared announcement that RVC chooses NEXUS as their strategic partner into fulfilling our mutual ambitions”.
Van Geijn: “We will continue our current offerings of vendor neutral diagnostic software solutions, as we alongside set out our plans for maximizing the synergy between RVC and NEXUS. With this new partnership, we will establish an even stronger position into both the Dutch- and international market of Healthcare-IT, with further strengthening of both products and services in order to serve existing and new customers even better.”
The RVC organization employs 70+ employees and has offices in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany. The German offices also serve customers in Switzerland and Austria. With a market share of ca. 53% and a customer base of 41 hospitals, RVC is the clear market leader in the Netherlands. RVC develops software solutions for hospitals and independent clinics. All software is developed in-house by the two development centers in Amersfoort and Freiburg. RVC offers one integrated product suite, of which RVC Clinical Repository, RVC Clinical Assistant, RVC Clinical PACS and RVC Clinical Insight are the most important product modules.
NEXUS is active in 25 countries and has offices at various locations in Europe. With more than 1,300 employees, it is one of the largest HIS-suppliers in Europe. In the Netherlands, about 30 healthcare institutions use NEXUS-software. The mission of NEXUS is to realize ICT innovations for better, affordable and more personal care.