Vendor:Healthcare Management Systems, Inc.

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Healthcare Management Systems, Inc.
Former type Corporation
Industry Healthcare software
Fate Rebranded
Defunct December 15, 2014 (2014-12-15)
Headquarters 6550 Carothers Parkway, Suite 100, Franklin, Tennessee, United States
Area served United States
Products HMS Laboratory
Parent HealthTech Holdings

Healthcare Management Systems, Inc. (HMS) developed and distributed laboratory informatics software solutions for hospitals and healthcare facilities.


On February 1, 2010, HMS' parent company HealthTech Holdings acquired MEDHOST, Inc., developer of emergency department systems. MEDHOST's software was to be integrated into HMS's hospital information system.[1]

On December 16, 2013, HealthTech Holdings announced it had combined its subsidiaries and software, rebranding itself as MEDHOST, Inc. and offering its products under the MEDHOST brand. Bill Anderson, chairman and CEO of MEDHOST, stated, "Unifying our offerings under the highly recognizable MEDHOST brand is the next logical step in our company’s evolution."[2]

Technology and products

HMS Laboratory

HMS Laboratory was a laboratory information system (LIS) "that helps you improve turnaround between the laboratory and clinicians."[3]