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Global Village Consulting Inc. and Gordon Point Informatics Ltd. Announce Merger

VANCOUVER, Jan. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Global Village Consulting Inc. (Global Village) and Gordon Point Informatics Ltd. (GPi) are pleased to announce that they have merged effective January 1, 2014.  The merger combines two leading health and social services focused consulting firms with combined operations in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific.

"We believe that effective health care and social services are key to a well functioning society and that organizations and people working in these sectors demand consulting services that are attuned to their unique needs and requirements," said Leon Salvail, Global Village CEO. "Our goal is to offer an ever broader range of services to help these organizations and their staff to successfully use information technology in the service of their stakeholders."

Together, the firms offer complementary expertise in electronic health record implementation, public health, interoperability standards & terminology, eHealth focused IT staffing, as well as management consulting.

Michael van Campen, President of Gordon Point Informatics Ltd., said "Our partners, staff and associates are passionate about helping clients to innovate through the use of information technology both here in Canada and internationally.  This merger strengthens our ability to offer a full complement of consulting services as well as our ability to nurture and grow a team of people focused on eHealth excellence."

In the near term the combined organization will continue to operate as Global Village Consulting Inc., with GPi as a division within the Global Village group of companies.

About Global Village

Global Village is an informatics consulting and software development company offering recognized experts in health, public health and information management, and enterprise application development. We focus on providing the domain specific advice and direction required to ensure project success by helping our clients understand their needs, manage the change required, and deliver on solutions.

About Gordon Point Informatics

GPi is a health care information management consulting firm with market leading expertise and global experience in electronic health information standards, terminologies and health-system-wide integration strategies.

SOURCE Global Village Consulting Inc.

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