MRO expands geographic footprint across Texas with the addition of 125 clients

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. – June 30, 2015 – MRO, a leader in the secure, compliant and efficient exchange of Protected Health Information (PHI), announced today it has acquired the assets of two medical record service companies, AMRAS Corporation and AKCopy, both located in the Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas areas. The transaction was effective Wednesday, June 24, 2015.


As a result of the transaction, MRO is now able to provide an additional 125 Texas-based healthcare organizations with their solutions for PHI disclosure management. During the transition to MRO, AMRAS and AKCopy clients will benefit from MRO’s industry-leading Release of Information (ROI) solutions with no disruptions to access or customer service.

“Knowing MRO delivers high levels of quality and is rated as an overall performance leader in ROI services, we are confident they will be involved and invested in the daily concerns and tasks of our clients,” says Neal Shah, AMRAS co-owner. “We are excited for our clients to have access to MRO’s qualified and knowledgeable resources. From compliance and technology perspectives, our clients can be rest assured they are working with the ROI industry leader.”

In addition to providing ROI services, MRO will continue servicing AMRAS’ document storage clients at full capacity, assuming and facilitating the operation of the AMRAS storage facility.

“I have spent my entire career in the healthcare industry, and I know the landscape and the players well,” says Karen Johnson, AKCopy owner. “MRO is a company that delivers on their value statement on a day-to-day basis. It’s a large part of their success, and they continue to deliver quality services, people and technologies to their partners. MRO exceeds their clients’ expectations; we look forward to seeing them do the same for ours.”

“We are excited about our new alliances with AMRAS and AKCopy,” says Steve Hynes, CEO of MRO. “MRO’s increased presence throughout the south is a true indicator of our growth in not only a geographical expansion, but also through the broadening of our services and technology offerings. We look forward to servicing the new Texas client base with our enhanced PHI disclosure management solutions.”

AMRAS provides innovative medical record solutions that empower providers to deliver the highest quality of healthcare. As a medical record custodian and market leader in release of information, digital archiving and storage, the AMRAS suite of services delivers a full range of HIPAA compliant solutions. AMRAS currently serves more than 200 physicians representing nearly 100 physician practice groups.

About AKCopy
AKCopy is a medical record service company offering a variety of health information processing solutions to health care providers in Dallas, Arlington, Fort Worth, Plano, Houston, Austin, and other Texas communities. Providing these services for over 30 years, AKCopy specializes in the release of confidential medical records and patient health information.

About MRO
MRO empowers healthcare organizations with proven, enterprise-wide solutions for the secure, compliant and efficient exchange of Protected Health Information (PHI). These solutions include a suite of PHI disclosure management services comprised of release of information, government and commercial payer audit management and accounting of disclosures. MRO’s technology-driven services reduce the risk of improper disclosure of PHI, ensure unmatched accuracy and enhance turnaround times. MRO additionally supports its clients’ current and future initiatives, including interoperability, meaningful use and health information exchange. To learn more, visit