Imprivata Buys HT Systems for $19M for Vein-Identifying Device

Imprivata (NYSE: IMPR) is paying $19.1 million upfront to purchase HT Systems, a Tampa, FL-based maker of a device that can scan the veins in a person’s palms, which helps hospitals and clinics retrieve a patient’s medical records after identifying him or her. Imprivata will pay as much as $6.9 million in the future if the device retains a certain level of clients and hits sales goals.