IMS to provide medical distribution services for CareTend® software customers

Lenexa, KS, October 13, 2016 – Mediware Information Systems, Inc., a provider of comprehensive post-acute healthcare software, announces that it has entered into an agreement with Integrated Medical Systems Inc. (IMS), a specialty distributor for home infusion, specialty pharmacy, and respiratory markets, as an integrated solution provider (ISP). As a result of this business relationship, CareTend software customers will have the option to streamline their inventory and order management processes through IMS directly inside the CareTend system. CareTend home infusion and specialty pharmacy customers will be able to simplify electronic purchasing, shipping, and inventory replenishment through automation that will save time and ensure that providers never run out of supplies.

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“We are really excited about the new integration with IMS, which will help providers manage their supply management needs in less time,” says Paul O’Toole, vice president and general manager of the Home Care Solutions division of Mediware. “We are eager for our CareTend customers to benefit from this partnership so they can spend less time managing their inventory and more time focusing on patient care,” adds O’Toole.
“We are thrilled to work with Mediware and help customers with their distribution and logistics needs,” says Michael Donio, director of business development at IMS. “CareTend software customers will experience real-time inventory management driven by certified medical equipment technician specialists who have worked in the industry for years and understand the needs of today’s providers,” he adds.
About Mediware:
Mediware delivers interoperable best-of-breed software systems that improve efficiencies and address safety concerns, enabling healthcare organizations to improve care processes while decreasing costs. Core Mediware solutions include blood management technologies for hospitals and blood centers; cell therapy solutions for cord blood banks, cancer treatment centers, and research facilities; medication management solutions for hospitals, behavioral health facilities, infusion and specialty pharmacy providers; business intelligence-based performance management solutions for clinical, regulatory and financial aspects of the broader healthcare market; and rehabilitation therapy and respiratory care solutions. For more information about Mediware products and services, visit our website at
About Integrated Medical Systems Inc.:
Integrated Medical Systems Inc. is a leading national distributor within the alternate site market that specializes in medical disposables from major manufacturers in the home infusion industry. IMS has eight full service distribution and biomedical service centers to service their customer base nationwide. With over twenty years of experience in this industry, IMS prides themselves in having qualified factory trained technicians at all of their full service locations to provide excellent service at cost effective prices in a timely fashion. For more information about IMS, please visit their website at