Roper Industries Acquires Strata Decision Technology

Roper Industries Acquires Strata Decision Technology

Sarasota, Florida, January 23, 2015 … Roper Industries, Inc. (NYSE: ROP) today announced that it has acquired Strata Decision Technology, L.L.C.

Strata provides the leading cloud-based analytics and performance platform for financial planning, decision support and continuous cost improvement for the healthcare industry. Over 1,000 hospitals, including many of the largest and most influential healthcare delivery systems in the U.S., utilize Strata’s SaaS (software-as-a-service) platform.

“Strata’s applications are critical for healthcare providers in identifying, implementing and sustaining cost improvements,” said Brian Jellison, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Roper. “We look forward to working with the Strata team to further accelerate growth and enhance the value they provide to their customers.” 
“We believe we have found the best permanent home for Strata,” said Dan Michelson, Chief Executive Officer of Strata.  “Roper has a proven track record of helping great technology companies accelerate their growth and build long-term sustainable value for the customers they serve.  While I am incredibly proud of our team’s accomplishments in the past, I am even more excited about our future.” 

Strata’s management team, led by Dan Michelson, will continue to lead the business from its Chicago headquarters. The company will operate as part of Roper’s Medical segment.

About Roper Industries

Roper Industries is a diversified technology company and is a constituent of the S&P 500, Fortune 1000, and the Russell 1000 indices. Roper provides engineered products and solutions for global niche markets, including software information networks, medical, water, energy, and transportation.  Additional information about Roper is available on the company’s website at

About Strata Decision Technology

Strata Decision Technology provides an innovative cloud-based financial analytics and performance platform that is used by healthcare providers for financial planning, decision support and continuous cost improvement.  Founded in 1996, the company's customer base includes 1,000 hospitals and many of the largest and most influential healthcare delivery systems in the U.S.

The company’s StrataJazz® application is a single integrated software platform that includes modules for capital planning, contract modeling, cost accounting, cost management, decision support, financial forecasting, management reporting, operational budgeting and performance improvement and strategic planning.  The company's headquarters are in Chicago, IL. For more information, please visit

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