About us

COMED is a leading provider in the development and implementation of state-of-the-art ERP, supply chain management and e-commerce solutions in healthcare . 400+ successfully completed projects for healthcare providers around the world, today more than 22,000 users work daily in 18 countries with COMED solutions. With the material management solution a purchasing volume of more than € 2 billion per annum is realized.

COMED references extend from multinational lab groups (LADR Group, Synlab Suisse, Wisplinghoff etc. ) to various university hospitals ( e.g. Mainz, Erlangen, UKE Hamburg) and acute-care hospitals (including Helios) to eye clinics (ARTEMIS).


As a second-generation, owner-managed company, 100% of the company is family-owned. This is how we ensure our neutrality and independence and secure our decision making proess without external influences or the consideration of interests of third parties.


Flat hierarchies, short distances, open doors and qualified contact persons for all topics enable dynamic communication and ensure short reaction times for our customers.


Thanks to the open interface concept, our software solutions integrate optimally and resource-conserving with your existing IT infrastructures - regardless of whether they are LIS, HIS, Accounting or ERP.

... was founded by Ruth Knipps and Dr. Jürgen Knipps in 1986.

With the entries of Tim O. Knipps (Dipl.-Kfm.) + Michael C. Knipps (M. Sc.) as Managing Partners, COMED’s market impact grew nationally and internationally. Besides the expansion, modern and innovative software solutions, a dynamic team of professionals and new business lines are securing our future road to success.

With our materials management solutions RMS® and SHS more than 22,000 daily users operate in laboratories,

Thanks to an open interface concept, COMEDs' materials management solutions can be connected to any existing ERP systems, financial accounting systems and all laboratory information systems. This enables in-depth and highly detailed controlling down to cost object level.

The Order Entry Solution LEA-WEB is a manufacturer-independent laboratory communication solution for electronic laboratory order entry and reporting. LEA-WEB is based on state-of-the-art web technology and can be seamlessly integrated into any hospital information system (HIS) or laboratory information system (LIS).

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