FDB Buys Polyglot Systems

South San Francisco-based FDB (First Databank, Inc.), said on Thursday that it has acquired Morrisville, North Carolina-based Polyglot Systems. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced. FDB is a provider of drug and medical device information; Polyglot provides simplified, patient medication instructions under the Meducation brand name. Polyglot's instructions are provided to patients who are considered "high risk" due to health literacy, poor vision or language barriers.