Acquisitions listing

Last updated on May 13th, 2019 at 02:22 pm

PatientWise, the Kenosha-based software company specializing in health-care "information exchange," announced that it would acquire the assets of Onesto, LLP, doing business as Med Pad.

Med Pad produces "middleware" which facilitates the delivery of software applications.
Robert T. Onesto, the president of Med Pad, will become president and CEO of PatientWise. Bradley C. Engel, the chairman of PatientWise, who has served as Interim CEO during the company’s seed and early development stages, will remain as chairman and continue to work at the company.
Engel said, "We have spent many months looking for a leader of Bob’s caliber, who can take the company through the finishing stages of product development and launch. Bob’s experience in managing technological innovation, and his deep understanding of the needs of investors in new technology companies, makes this an ideal marriage for PatientWise."
PatientWise Corp. last spring came out with a Web-based service for the public (www.patientwise.net). The company went on to develop software that would facilitate the exchange of information between hospitals and physicians and between caregivers and managed-care organizations. PatientWise expects those new products to be available beginning this summer.

Barbara Butler and Rick Sachse are the new owners of AM/PM Graphics in Germantown. The company features offset printing – 4/color and multiple colors, quality typesetting, page layout, artwork and design, and general bindery.
The business, renamed AM/PM Digital Graphics, is located at N114 W19320 Clinton Dr. in the Germantown Industrial Park.
The Heath Corp., a management consulting firm based at 320 Bishops Way in Brookfield, has been acquired by two longtime employees, Thomas Hood and Dennis Pierce.
Former owner and president Thomas Miller will remain active with the graphics consulting firm.
Heath Corp. has been in business for more than 40 years, serving companies of all sizes in a variety of industries.

Milwaukee businessman Santokh Dhillon has purchased the Golden Express #3 convenience store in Eau Claire. Dhillon bought the operation from U.S. Oil Co. of Combined Locks.
The sale was handled by Scott Bushkie of Cornerstone Business Services in Green Bay.

Great Midwest Brokerage of Brookfield has joined Highland Capital Brokerage, a division of Highland Capital Holding Corp. of Birmingham, Ala.
Marty Dooley of Great Midwest Brokerage, a founder of Advantage Insurance Network (AIN), joins two other AIN firms, Chicago Life Partners and Heartland Insurance Group, in becoming a part of Highland Capital Brokerage.
The acquisition of Great Midwest Brokerage complements the original Highland Capital Brokerage acquisitions from within The R.E. Lee Group. While terms of the transaction were not disclosed, the deal increases Highland Capital Holding Corp.’s presence to more than 50 offices in 25 states nationwide.
Marty Dooley founded Great Midwest Brokerage in 1992. He will continue with Highland Capital Brokerage.
Birmingham-based Highland Capital Holding Corp. was formed to acquire, equip, and grow the premier national network of firms who provide financial products and services to the corporate and affluent marketplace.

March 15, 2002 Small Business Times, Milwaukee

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