Sunquest to Acquire Business Suite from PAML

Tuscon, Ariz.-based Sunquest Information Systems Inc., a publisher of laboratory and diagnostic information applications, announced Thursday that it has agreed to acquire a business management suite from Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories. Financial terms of the transaction, which is expected to close in January, were not disclosed. Launched in October 2007, PAML's Outreach Advantage suite provides customer relationship management tools, sales and marketing business intelligence, mobile courier management and connectivity tools. Richard Atkin, Sunquest's president and chief executive, said acquiring Outreach Advantage will enable his firm to meet the business and growth needs of laboratory and hospital administrators. Founded in 1957, PAML is a subsidiary of Bourget Health Services Inc. and is headquartered in Spokane, Wash.