IRIS CF advises Itzos on sale to KPN

KPN, in particular its KPN Health division, has acquired 100% of the shares of Itzos. IRIS CF advised the shareholders of Itzos in this transaction.


Itzos is one of the largest providers of integration and data management solutions for healthcare in the Netherlands. The data platform of InterSystems are mainly used for this.


KPN (in full Koninklijke KPN N.V.) is a Dutch company for fixed and mobile telecommunications. KPN grew out of a government-run postal, telegraph and telephone service and is based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Through the KPN Health division, KPN is active in providing technological solutions in the healthcare sector. With the KPN Health Exchange, they facilitate data exchange in a secure and standardized manner.

Strategic combination

KPN Health takes over integration specialist Itzos from Vianen, taking the next step in further unlocking and connecting data from healthcare information systems for healthcare institutions at a national, regional and local level. By making data sharing possible, collaboration between healthcare institutions becomes easier and healthcare information becomes digitally available and usable. The takeover fits in with KPN Health’s ambition to connect everyone to healthcare in a safe way.