Convergint Technologies, a provider in service-based systems integration, has acquired Advantage Medical Inc. (AMI), a wireless patient security systems provider in acute care hospitals. The acquisition strengthens Convergint’s position within the healthcare safety and security market across the United States.

 “Advantage Medical embodies similar values to Convergint; they embrace a culture-first community centered on colleagues and are committed to being their customers’ best service provider,” said Ken Lochiatto, CEO of Convergint Technologies. “We look forward to joining our teams, learning from one another, and further deepening our expertise to continue to deliver best-in-class safety and security solutions across the healthcare industry.”

Advantage Medical Inc. brings Convergint over thirty years of healthcare industry expertise, with a specialization in patient security and Real Time Location Systems (RTLS).

“There is an amazing alignment between the organizational cultures of AMI and Convergint Technologies,” said Dan Rea, president and CEO of AMI. “We have both centered our businesses around a similar philosophical approach: the customer comes first, and failure is not an option. AMI is looking forward to the opportunities this new relationship will bring to existing and new customers alike.”

AMI provides various healthcare solutions, including infant and pediatric patient protection, patient security, staff protection, asset tracking, location and environmental, hand hygiene compliance and automated monitoring. Together these solutions help improve patient and staff safety and security, efficiency, equipment utilization and compliance.

AMI brings the total amount of Convergint acquisitions to 41.