maxIT Healthcare, LLC (Westfield, IN) and Ingenuity Solutions Group, Inc. (Parker, CO) announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement, under which the companies will be combined as maxIT Healthcare. The combined company is now better positioned to extend its presence throughout the healthcare IT professional services market, particularly in the area of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system solutions.
Ingenuity Solutions Group is a leading consulting services firm specializing in Lawson ERP systems. With its experienced Lawson-certified consultants, Ingenuity Solutions Group has expertise in Lawson Software project management, implementations, upgrades, customizations, integrations and maintenance. The acquisition adds dedicated resources and a focused approach to the maxIT ERP practice area, and enables maxIT to provide more comprehensive IT solutions to healthcare providers in the areas of financial management, human capital management and materials management. With over 350 full-time seasoned consultants, maxIT Healthcare also provides expertise in the areas of healthcare information systems (HIS), electronic medical record (EMR) systems, radiology and cardiology practice services, payer software services, and management consulting services.
“The maxIT and Ingenuity Solutions Group combination allows both organizations to compete and grow more effectively in the exciting and dynamic healthcare information technology market,” said Keith Weppler, CFO, maxIT Healthcare. “More importantly, the maxIT and Ingenuity merger will benefit our clients through a broader range of implementation service offerings, and a significant amount of expertise in providing solutions that maximize IT outcomes,” said Mr. Weppler.
As part of the merger, Phil Summers, President and CEO of Ingenuity Solutions Group, has been named maxIT’s National Practice Director, ERP Systems. Mr. Summers has over 15 years of project management, account management, system training, system development, testing and technical support experience with Lawson systems. In 2000, he founded Ingenuity Solutions Group, which is now a recognized leader in the Lawson community. As a certified consultant in the Lawson Software Human Resources Suite, Mr. Summers has served in project manager and senior consulting roles on multiple Lawson implementations and upgrades.
“We are excited about the service offerings that the Ingenuity Solutions Group and maxIT Healthcare combination will provide our clients. With the strength of maxIT’s consultant network, sales team, recruiting organization, and industry leading healthcare consulting experience, this new organization will enhance our ability to serve and support our Lawson customers,” said Phil Summers.