MADISON, Wis., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Symphony Corporation, a global healthcare technology solutions provider, today announced the acquisition of JGI, a New Jersey-based Human Capital Management consulting and technology firm with a significant presence in the healthcare industry nationally. Symphony's acquisition of JGI is complementary, broadening and strengthening its offerings to provide the highest level of benefits to its clients in healthcare, medical devices, academic institutes, insurance, life sciences, finance, and government agencies.
"By combining Symphony's strength in clinical healthcare IT with JGI's depth in Human Capital Management technology, Symphony becomes one of the few healthcare IT service companies that can provide end-to-end services for clients trying to address the requirements of healthcare reform," said Ravi K. Kalla, Chief Executive Officer of Symphony Corporation.
In its acquisition of JGI, Symphony expands its capability to assist healthcare clients with services ranging from the implementation and integration of point-of-care clinical management systems to business management technology that includes quality measurement and population health management.
With JGI, Symphony also strengthens its East Coast presence. For more than 30 years, JGI has built value for its clients by developing Human Capital Management strategies, designing effective people resource processes and implementing cutting-edge technologies. JGI combines superior technical skills with system specific expertise, to support leading partner applications from Oracle, PeopleSoft, ADP and Lawson.
"Together as one company, Symphony and JGI now offers a new 'business intelligence' approach for the healthcare marketplace, enabling decision-makers to see data that helps them refine operations and provides insight needed to increase the bottom line," said George DiGrandi, former JGI Chief Executive Officer who takes o