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10Pearls , a digital product innovation and software engineering leader , has acquired Inspirant Group , a boutique healthcare strategy consulting firm based in Chicago , IL . The acquisition positions 10Pearls to further expand its presence in the healthcare industry and provide a comprehensive range of services .

Inspirant Group specialises in bridging the gap between business and IT with proven industry expertise in delivering scalable , business-driven technology and process solutions for large and regional healthcare insurance providers . Some of the notable business transformation solutions include care management , utilisation management , clinical decision support and claims management . Additionally , Inspirant Group has provided expertise in solving data and interoperability challenges for their clients as well as innovative learning and development solutions to better enable client workforces . Founders Meighan Newhouse , Amir Azarbad and Chris VanAvermaete will join the 10Pearls healthcare division with their team of experienced consultants . This acquisition brings two companies with complementary expertise in healthcare technology development and business consulting services offered to payors , providers and leading health tech brands . Together , the teams can deliver end-to-end Digital Transformation services from new product development to business automation and optimisation at scale .
“ We are delighted to welcome Inspirant Group to our team at 10Pearls as we expand our expertise in healthcare to contribute to improving the quality and accessibility of healthcare for all ,” said Imran Aftab , CEO of 10Pearls .


CGI , a global IT and business consulting services firm , has been selected by Llesiant Delta Wellbeing as its long-term strategic partner , with a five-year contract to improve health and social care outcomes in West Wales . Delta Wellbeing is at the heart of health and care collaboration between local authorities , health boards and community partners and has become a centre of excellence for Technology Enabled Care ( TEC ).

Samantha Watkins , Managing Director , Delta Wellbeing , said : “ Delta Wellbeing ’ s vision of supporting people to live independently and to enable individuals to help themselves , is at the centre of our partnership with CGI . We share values and ethics and both of our teams are truly committed to supporting better outcomes for our service users who are the people in our communities who need our help most .”
The partnership ' s initial focus will Delta Wellbeing ' s telecare services in preparation for the upcoming analogue switch off in 2025 . These digital services provide users with 24 / 7 monitoring via alarms , sensors and wearable devices to remotely monitor health conditions and help people retain and improve independence in the home .
With a secure and seamless transition , CGI will help ensure that Delta Wellbeing and its partners continue to provide a high quality of care and are best placed to capture and utilise the very best that technology can offer those in the community .
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