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June 8, 20221 min read

Harris acquires Australian maternity healthcare software provider MCATS

Ottawa, ON, June 8, 2022 Harris, a global vertical market software provider, acquires Australian maternity healthcare software provider Management Consultants and Technology Services Pty Ltd (MCATS).

MCATS has provided their flagship Birthing Outcomes System (BOS) product to maternity hospitals in Australia since 1988. MCATS personnel have many combined years of experience working with clinicians, health agencies and statutory groups to improve maternity services in Australia. Managing Director Andrew Hinterreiter, comments, “MCATS is pleased to be recognised for its long history of building software that clinicians love to use.   Harris has a clear vision to be the leading partner to the maternity and newborn sector, as we see from its growing portfolio of complementary businesses. This is tremendously exciting for the future of maternity information systems in Australia.”

MCATS joins Harris healthcare businesses operating in Australia, including Altera Digital Health (formerly Allscripts), iMDsoft, K2 Medical Solutions, and Meridian Health Informatics. Harris Group President Jerry Canada, Jr. mentions, “MCATS has been a trusted healthcare partner across Australia for over 30 years, and we look forward to continuing to support their customers in the decades to come.”

For further information, contact:
Jerry Canada, Jr.
Group President
P: +1 716-402-2319


Management Consultants and Technology Services (MCATS) developed and supports the Birthing Outcomes System (BOS), the clinician-friendly, midwife-designed, integrated pregnancy, birth, neonatal and domiciliary care record. MCATS also provide high-level consultancy to health service organisations requiring assistance with interpretation and implementation in relation to new and revised systems and quality management.

About the N. Harris Computer Corporation (Harris)

Harris acquires software companies, manages them using industry best practices, and builds them for the future. Through acquisitions, Harris has grown tremendously since its origins in the private, utility, education, government and healthcare sectors. Harris operates more than 170 businesses worldwide, in more than twenty industries. Harris is an operating group of Constellation Software Inc. (TSX: CSU), one of North America's most active software acquirers. CSI's head office is in Canada.