Omedix merges with Forerun and becomes Edaris Health

New platform will allow product offerings from Long River portfolio company Omedix to reach new customers

Amherst, MA (November 4, 2016) - Long River Ventures announced today that portfolio company Omedix, Inc. had merged with Forerun, Inc, a preeminent electronic clinical documentation, display and decision support software and services company providing SaaS-based solutions to Urgent Care facilities and Emergency Departments. The company is operating under a new corporate name, Edaris Health (Edaris).

This name change reflects the combined company’s broader offering of healthcare products and services following its  merger with Omedix Inc. The combination of Omedix and Forerun will allow Edaris to significantly expand its market reach and achieve its goal of becoming a leader in delivering clinical IT workflow and documentation solutions to the unscheduled care market. Additionally, Edaris now provides patient engagement and secured communication solutions that benefit both the patient and providers in targeted specialty ambulatory markets.

"Our new name – Edaris Health – recognizes our legacy solution in the emergency services arena as we expand our offering to primary care clinics with urgent care access services.  Edaris will provide next generation clinical informatics to meet the convenience of unscheduled visits while maintaining patient’s expectation for speed and quality of care," said Ken Wolfe CEO of Edaris Health.  

The new name is effective immediately, and will be implemented across the company's product and services throughout the calendar year 2016.

About Edaris Health

The Edaris Health solutions includes, UrgiChart , FlexChart and EngageCare that enable clinicians and other health care providers to better serve patients who are seeking unscheduled and flexible access to care without compromising quality.  Edaris also supports the EHR and clinical workflow within urgicareMD, a comprehensive urgent care application jointly designed and exclusively offered by Henry Schein Medical Systems.  The company’s products are deployed at numerous teaching and community hospitals, free standing EDs, ambulatory clinics and urgent care clinics across the U.S.

About Long River Ventures

Long River Ventures invests in early growth stage IT and healthcare companies throughout the northeast United States. Formed by a group of experienced entrepreneurs and venture capitalists, Long River is designed and structured to invest smaller amounts of capital with typical initial investments of $500,000 to $1 million. Long River Ventures has offices in Amherst and Boston and is currently investing from its third fund.