US HealthConnect Inc. (USH) Acquires EU-based Medcon International, the Leading Provider of Cardiovascular Clinical Education in Europe
Acquisition expands USH’s global operations, cardiology expertise, digital education platforms, and data measures
Fort Washington, PA | May 21, 2021
US HealthConnect Inc. (USH) announced today the acquisition of Medcon International, the leading provider of cardiovascular disease (CVD) education in Europe. Medcon will become the fifth subsidiary of USH’s CME enterprise, joining Prova Education (specialty education), Omnia Education (women’s health education), Medtelligence (cardiovascular education), and AGILE (global/multi-lingual education).
Since its founding in 2000, Medcon International has been recognized for its scientific acumen and in-depth reach into CVD healthcare professionals (HCPs). It is the first organization to receive accreditation from the European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC) and serves its users through four well-established brands:
- Physicians’ Academy for Cardiovascular Education (PACE-CME)
- European Primary Care Cardiovascular Society (EPCCS)
- International Primary Care Cardiovascular Societies (IPCCS)
- Cardiovasculaire Geneeskunde (CVGK)
“We are convinced that people are the reason for Medcon’s success,” said Onno Kaagman, CEO and Founder of Medcon International. “We were seeking to join an organization that shares our same core values, and we see that same commitment in USH with its teams, performance, and results. We are thrilled to add our expertise to their cardiovascular platform.”
Medcon International will operate as an independent global subsidiary located just outside Amsterdam, Netherlands.
“Medcon’s core knowledge in CVD, their vast network of clinical experts, and their keen understanding of market dynamics makes this acquisition very rewarding,” said Frank Russomano, CEO of USH. “We look forward to integrating their solutions into our platforms and delivering great value to learners and supporters.”
About USHealthConnect Inc.
US HealthConnect, Inc., is a global organization whose subsidiaries are dedicated to improving the lives of patients and healthcare professionals through evidence-based education for clinicians. USH companies develop, produce, distribute, and measure the impact of education designed to improve the practice of medicine. USH subsidiaries include ReachMD, an 11-time finalist and/or winner of Medical Marketing & Media (MM&M) awards; Global Learning Collaborative (GLC), an ACCME-accredited provider (with Commendation) parent organization to Omnia Education, Prova Education, Medtelligence, and the Academy for Global Interprofessional Learning & Education (AGILE); Connect Healthcare Communications, a boutique strategic marketing firm focusing on drug and device marketing lifecycle management; Kynectiv, a branched-learning and decision-making digital education platform; and Winding River Productions, a full-service creative studio. More information is available at www.ushealthconnect.com.
Alicia A. Sutton
US HealthConnect Inc.
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