VirtuOx Inc, a healthcare information technology company providing diagnostic tools and services to enable healthcare organizations and professionals diagnose and treat a variety of disease states, has acquired ProFox Associates Inc and NPF Inc. The transaction was facilitated by VERTESS, a healthcare mergers and acquisitions advisory firm.

VirtuOx has begun executing an acquisition strategy to grow strategically within the lab services sector. “This is the first of many acquisitions for us,” says Steven Lica, VirtuOx CEO, in a release. “Our ability to create interoperability among multiple platforms will continue to drive us towards increased innovation with a goal of cost effectiveness and accuracy for healthcare providers and patients alike.”

VERTESS, on behalf of VirtuOx, is currently seeking additional acquisitions in the areas of home sleep testing, pulse oximetry, cardio remote EKG monitoring, insomnia, and related IT products and services.