VetData and Vets First Choice Partner to form Joint Venture
'New venture seeks to develop and commercialize innovative veterinary practice management tools to improve practice efficiency and enhance patient care.'
LEXINGTON, KY and PORTLAND, ME (March 11, 2015)
– VetData and Vets First Choice are pleased to announce a newly formed joint venture, CareConnect, LLC, that seeks to commercialize a portfolio of innovative veterinary practice workflow applications. The 50/50 joint venture leverages shared technical resources and commercial operations to launch compelling new Marketplace™ solutions designed to improve practice efficiency and enhance patient care. Initial efforts will focus on prescription management solutions, practice bookkeeping services, and practice analytics.
Benjamin Shaw, Founder and CEO of Vets First Choice said, 'VetData and Vets First Choice have enjoyed a successful multi-year collaboration to create compelling information services for veterinary practitioners. This new venture will help accelerate development of new Marketplace applications to unlock significant value for our veterinary practice customers, their pet owner clients, and trade partners.'
'This unique non-exclusive joint venture is an exciting opportunity for both organizations to leverage our combined resources and bring truly innovative solutions to veterinary practice subscribers. We hope this collaborative effort will serve as a blueprint for partnerships with other trusted partners seeking to create technology enabled solutions for veterinary medicine,' said Jason Jaggers, President of VetData.
is the trusted leader in providing data integration, conversion, and support services to the veterinary industry. VetData solutions are currently deployed in over 12,000 practices. The vetdata.net Marketplace™ data integration and solution delivery platform, introduced in 2013, provides a single point of integration with 19 practice management systems enabling a growing number of trusted partners to provide value-add services to the veterinary community. Please visit www.vetdata.com
for more information.
Vets First Choice
, a privately-held company headquartered in Portland, Maine, is a national home delivery provider of FDA- and EPA-approved pharmaceuticals, therapeutic diets, and compounded medications to pet owners on behalf of veterinary clinics. Our comprehensive suite of services helps veterinary practices improve medical compliance for core products and services, reduce inventory costs, enhance customer services, and promote the Veterinarian-Client-Patient Relationship. Vets First Choice is partnered with more than 10,000 veterinary hospitals to provide a simple, safe, and cost effective method to meet pet owner expectations for convenience, service and competitive prices. Our pharmacy complies with the licensing and inspection requirements of all 50 states, and Washington D.C., as well as well as major national accreditation agencies including Vet-VIPPS, PCAB, LegitScript, and PCI-DSS. For more information, please visit www.vetsfirstchoice.com