FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, January 1, 2018
Vancouver, Canada - Effective January 1, 2018, Gevity Consulting Inc. (Gevity) has acquired Emergis Solutions Inc. (Emergis). Emergis is a healthcare consulting firm that has been operating in the US market for the past 15 years, with headquarters in New York City and ongoing contracts with top tier hospital clients. Gevity is a health informatics and management consulting company offering a full range of professional services to clients seeking to build sustainable, effective, healthcare and social services systems.
"We at Gevity are delighted to welcome Emergis to our Gevity group of companies and look forward to continuing our strong growth trajectory to the benefit of our clients and staff alike. This acquisition fulfills a key strategic goal for Gevity, increasing our presence in the US market and strengthening our hospital information systems implementation capabilities. We are looking forward to Emergis and Gevity joining forces and leveraging our respective expertise in health informatics and management consulting,” said Leon Salvail, Gevity President & Chief Executive Officer.
Emergis will operate as Gevity Consulting in the US starting in January 2018 under the direction of Joe Wagner (Emergis), who will take on the role of Vice President, US/East Division.
“This is a perfect match for us and our Emergis team. Being part of a global professional services organization will enable us to provide better services to our clients and grow our US business in a positive way," noted Joe Wagner.
Sebastien Roy, Gevity Senior Managing Partner, will join the Emergis team as the accountable managing partner. In this role, he will be responsible for the transition and will work alongside the Emergis management team, to ensure that clients continue to receive the same high level of services without interruption and to enable all clients to leverage the capabilities and capacity of the global Gevity group.