GenKey acquires MEST Incubator's ClaimSync 

MEST, Monday October 14th 2013


GenKey acquires ClaimSync to further strengthen position in the African Digital Healthcare market

Eindhoven, the Netherlands / Accra, Ghana. October 14, 2013, Today,  GenKey,  the  leading  provider  of  biometric  ID  management  solutions,  announces  the acquisition of ClaimSync, a Ghanaian software provider that offers hospitals and  insurers a next generation platform for digitizing and processing medical records and claims.

“With this acquisition, we will be able to combine GenKey’s biometric ID management and unique biometric claim validation solution with ClaimSync’s electronic medical claim handling system”, says Michiel van der Veen, CEO of GenKey. “I am very excited to join forces with ClaimSync and to further strengthen our position in the African healthcare market”, he adds.

“We believe joining forces with GenKey will provide us with the opportunity to create unique and exceptional value for healthcare providers and insurers in Africa, starting in Ghana. Together, we can offer holistic, end‐to‐end solutions to our clients that will enable them to become more efficient in processing patient records and claims, as well as to eliminate claims fraud”, says Seth Akumani, CEO of ClaimSync. ClaimSync will be operating from the international GenKey office in Accra, Ghana. For further information, please contact Simone van Lith at

About GenKey

GenKey is the leading provider of large‐scale Biometric Identity Management solutions for Elections, Digital Healthcare and Identity Management with a focus on emerging economies. With a mission to address identity fraud, GenKey has developed complete solutions for voter management, medical ID handling/claim processing and large‐scale ID management. These high‐quality solutions are built on GenKey’s unique technologies for high‐speed de‐duplication and biometric verification. GenKey is headquartered in the Netherlands, with further offices in Africa (Ghana) and the US (Chicago).

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About ClaimSync

ClaimSync  is  a solution  provider that  believes smart technology  leads to  better  healthcare. Our leading edge platform helps healthcare providers create electronic patient records, prepare medical claims,  and  upload  claims to the  health  insurance  companies  in  electronic  format.  ClaimSync’s service enables its clients to significantly decrease claims processing costs, limit data entry errors and improve overall efficiency. ClaimSync is based in Accra, Ghana.

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