Hospitality Network Canada (2011) Inc. (HNCI) expands its national network of healthcare solutions with an agreement to purchase iPorta Corp.

MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 25, 2016 /CNW/ - Hospitality Network Canada (2011) Inc. (HNCI) a healthcare solutions company with almost 50 years of delivering technological innovation in hospitals and senior care homes across Canada has officially completed the acquisition of iPorta. 

iPorta is a healthcare media company that provides interactive patient experiences across Canada.  iPorta's solution educates and entertains waiting patients in clinics and hospitals, while strengthening hospital-patient communication through location and condition specific content.

HNCI headquartered in Regina, Saskatchewan with operating offices in both Mississauga, Ontario and Saint-Lambert, Québec will transition and support all existing iPorta customers to HNCI.   Serge Lafleur, HNCI's Chief Executive Officer and President stated, "This acquisition will strengthen our existing and new customer base and offer unique technologies."  Lafleur added "This creates a stronger healthcare solution business with broader commercial reach and enhanced capabilities to develop innovative solutions."  HNCI remains the leading Canadian provider of integrated bedside terminals and solutions to healthcare institutions and hospitals.  "This is an exciting time for HNCI as we build on our 49-year history of providing innovative products and solutions to our diverse healthcare customer base," said Serge Lafleur.

HNCI is the leading provider of integrated bedside and patient solutions in Canada.  For almost 50 years, HNCI has been keeping patients and healthcare facilities in tune, in touch, and informed. 

About iPorta

iPorta is Canada's largest interactive healthcare media company. The company pioneered the use of seat-mounted interactive devices for patient education, entertainment, and communication, starting with its first location at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto in 2006. Since then, iPorta has expanded into approximately 150 locations across Canada in medical clinics, hospitals and drug stores (as of Q4-2016).

About HNCI

Since its inception in 1967, HNCI has grown to become Canada's leading provider of interactive patient entertainment systems and healthcare solutions in the Canadian healthcare market. HNCI leads the hospital market, serving more than 40,000 beds in more than 200 hospitals across Canada. For more than 45 years, HNCI has been keeping patients and healthcare facilities in tune, in touch, and informed. 

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SOURCE Hospitality Network Canada ( 2011 ) Inc.

For further information: HNCI Media Contact: Paul Hemburrow, VP Sales & Marketing + 905.821.7575 ext. 302 email:


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