HIMSS acquires so2say communications; expands media and communications services for the health-IT industry

CHICAGO, USA; BERLIN, GERMANY – The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) announces the acquisition of so2say communications, Ltd (so2say). so2say provides customized media products and communication services for the healthcare information technology industry. Its portfolio currently includes HealthTech Wire and the British Journal of Healthcare Computing.

HIMSS President and CEO H. Stephen Lieber, CAE, comments: “so2say has talented people, sought-after products and a strong vision to support the adoption of information technology in healthcare. The firm”s media and communications services help customers share information and engage with the audiences we both want to reach.”

so2say”s Founder and Managing Director Armin Scheuer says: “HIMSS is the best partner to facilitate the growth of so2say communications. With the new resources we will be able to roll out innovative services to more clients in more countries.”

Operating from its headquarters in Berlin, Germany, so2say is an independent subsidiary of HIMSS. The transaction was completed in August this year. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.

So2say communications helps the health-IT industry to produce professional content and disseminate it through a variety of media channels and customized solutions. The company operates in Germany, the UK and other European markets out of its offices in Berlin, London and Brussels. So2say communications manages the industry”s news service HealthTech Wire (www.healthtechwire.com) as well as the British Journal of Healthcare Computing (www.bj-hc.co.uk). Further information is available at www.so2say.com.

so2say communications Ltd.
Armin Scheuer
Kurfürstenstraße 114
10787 Berlin