Optomed Oy acquires Commit; Oy

PRESS RELEASE – Oulu, Finland, March 28, 2018

Optomed Oy, manufacturer of hand-held fundus cameras and solutions for screening of blinding eye diseases, today announced that it has acquired Commit; Oy, a company specializing in healthcare software solutions. With the acquisition these two companies form a strong international provider of complete solutions for screening of different diseases. The merger enables serving the customer base of both companies better than before and investing more in research and development and international growth.

“By joining forces with Commit;, we can offer complete and proven solutions for screening of diabetic retinopathy and other diseases. Finland has implemented one of the best working screening programs in the world within last couple of decades. They are mostly run on Commit;’s screening platforms. We see great international potential for these solutions among our customers,” says Seppo Kopsala, CEO of Optomed Oy.

Markku Myllylä, CEO of Commit; Oy says: “Optomed’s global sales network opens significant new opportunities to grow for Commit;’s business internationally.”

With this acquisition both Optomed’s and Commit;’s current services, functions and personnel’s roles remain unchanged. Also sales and support of Sectra products remains integral and very important part of Commit;’s business in Finland, and it will continue as before.

About Optomed Oy:
Optomed Oy is a fast growing Finnish medical technology company that specializes in retinal imaging devices and solutions. Optomed’s mission is to make eye disease screenings available for everyone. 

Optomed develops, commercializes and manufactures modern, mobile and easy-to-use retinal imaging devices that are suitable for any clinic for screening of various eye diseases, such as diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma and AMD. Optomed’s products and solutions are sold in over 60 countries globally. Oulu based Optomed was founded in 2005 and employs 45 people in Finland and 25 people in China.

About Commit; Oy:
Commit; Oy develops and sells proprietary software solutions for healthcare organizations. These include products for workflow, resource and quality management within radiological or surgical departments or any screening or follow-up program. Commit; Oy also distributes off-the-shelf products from selected partners to supplement its own solutions and expertise.

For more information, please contact:

Seppo Kopsala, CEO, Optomed Oy,
tel. +358 40 555 1050, seppo.kopsala@optomed.com

Markku Myllylä, CEO, Commit; Oy,
tel. +358 40 045 9777, markku.myllyla@commit.fi

Petri Salonen, Chairman of the Board, Optomed Oy,
tel. +358 50 594 1510, petri.salonen@auratum.com