SRHS Snaps Up Agfa's Imaging Solution
Southern Regional Health System (SRHS) of Riverdale, Ga., has selected Agfa HealthCare's integrated RIS/PACS/Reporting solution, IMPAX Enterprise, for its diagnostic imaging department.
According to Mortsel, Belgium-based Agfa, IMPAX Enterprise is a digital imaging and information solution designed to facilitate and enhance the planning, capture, interpretation, distribution, and archiving of diagnostic images throughout the hospital enterprise.
The software includes an integrated RIS (radiology information system), PACS (picture archiving and communications system) and voice recognition reporting system, says the company.
athenahealth Teams Up with CMS
The Colorado Medical Society (CMS), the state's largest physician membership organization, will offer athenahealth's on-demand clinical and revenue-cycle management services to its Colorado physicians.
According to athenahealth, it will provide physicians with revenue and clinical cycle management services that integrate Web-based practice management and electronic medical record (EMR) software, continually updated payer knowledge, and back-office processing specialists into a single service.
athenahealth is a provider of Web-based services, and software for medical practices, based in Watertown, Mass.
Providence Picks Misys
Providence Health Care organization, a healthcare provider operating seven facilities in Vancouver, British Columbia, has selected Misys Healthcare to provide St. Paul's Hospital and Mount Saint Joseph Hospital with Misys Laboratory, a laboratory information system.
According to Raleigh, N.C.-based Misys, its SMART module encompasses specimen management, routing and tracking. According to the company, in addition to the laboratory information system, the labs will implement a microbiology module to enhance microbiology, virology, and epidemiological results communication, as well as a blood bank module that supports electronic cross-matching and donor unit tracking.
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