For Immediate Release
Acquisition of the Healthcare Business of Thomson Reuters by Veritas Capital Completed
Standalone business to be named Truven Health Analytics
Ann Arbor, MI, Jun. 06, 2012 — The previously announced $1.25 billion sale of the Thomson
Reuters Healthcare business to an affiliate of Veritas Capital was completed today. The
company’s many well‐known brands, established in more than 30 years of leadership in the
healthcare industry, include Advantage Suite®, Action OI®, MarketScan®, 100 Top Hospitals®,
CareDiscoveryTM, and Micromedex®.
The newly independent company will be known as Truven Health Analytics, a name based on
the words ‘truth’ and ‘proven’, that speaks to the strength of its offerings, expertise, and people.
"Truven Health Analytics is the industry’s leading provider of trusted and unbiased healthcare
information, analytic tools, and benchmarks, ” said Robert McKeon, chairman of Veritas Capital.
"Their solutions sit at the center of virtually every major healthcare challenge currently
confronting hospitals, employers, federal and state governments, pharmaceutical companies,
and health plans. We look forward to working with the management team and employees to
build upon the strong foundation in place to continue delivering value to our customers.”
Truven Health Analytics provides data, analytics, and performance benchmarking solutions and
services to hospitals, health systems, employers, health plans, government agencies, and
pharmaceutical companies. With leading assets and solutions coupled with expert services and
analysis, Truven Health Analytics provides its customers with solutions to identify savings,
improve outcomes, detect fraud, and more efficiently manage their healthcare operations.
Truven Health Analytics is uniquely positioned to address the industry’s convergent healthcare
trends, including the increased use of benchmarks to assess quality care, implementation of
health information exchanges and other electronic data initiatives spurred by healthcare reform,
more rigorous investigations of healthcare waste and abuse, and the development of population
health programs among hospitals, health plans, and large employers.
"The healthcare industry is constantly striving for higher quality and improved efficiency, and
our new partnership with Veritas Capital will help us harness the power of our world class team
to tackle some of the industry’s biggest challenges, ” said Mike Boswood, president and CEO of
Truven Health Analytics. “We’re eager to realize the potential that our future holds.”
Truven Health Analytics an IBM Company, delivers the answers that clients need to help them improve healthcare quality and access while reducing costs. We provide market-leading performance improvement solutions built on data integrity, advanced analytics, and domain expertise. For more than 40 years, our insights and solutions have been providing hospitals and clinicians, employers and health plans, state and federal government agencies, life sciences companies, and policymakers the facts they need to help them make confident decisions that directly affect the health and well-being of people and organizations in the U.S. and around the world.
Truven Health Analytics owns some of the most trusted brands in healthcare, such as MarketScan®, 100 Top Hospitals®, Advantage Suite®, Micromedex®, Simpler®, ActionOI® and JWA. Truven Health has its principal offices in Ann Arbor, Mich.; Chicago; and Denver. For more information, please visit http://truvenhealth.com.