ICW Master Patient Index Passes HITSP Certification and IHE Tests.
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In addition to passing the IHE tests, the ICW MPI also was certified as compatible with the specifications of the Healthcare Information Technology Standards Panel (HITSP), a public/private partnership formed to harmonize and integrate clinical and business standards. The ICW MPI, a component of the comprehensive networking solution ICW Professional Exchange Server (ICW PXS), compares master data from different systems of connected hospitals, aligning them with a unique patient when they match. Among the profiles tested were IHE-PIX (Patient Identifier Cross-Referencing) and IHE-PDQ (Patient Demographics Query).
Jeremy Coote, CEO of InterComponentWare, Inc. comments on the importance of the IHE initiative, "As we drive toward a greater use of technology to improve the quality and cost-effectiveness of healthcare delivery, ensuring standards-based interoperability is critical." Coote continues, "At ICW we are committed to delivering standards-based solutions and the end-to-end security necessary for all healthcare source systems and medical devices to exchange information. The Connectathon provides the proving ground for all vendors working toward this goal."
ICW has gained many clients in Europe and the U.S. based on its MPI solution. Among these are the Memorial Hospital Rhode Island and the Torrance Hospital Independent Practice Association Medical Group (THIPA), an association of about 400 independent doctors in Torrance, California. European clients include the consortium of regional hospitals in the Swiss Canton of St. Gallen, Hirslanden, Switzerland's leading private hospital group, the Heidelberg University Clinic, and the Health Centers Rhine-Neckar.
For more information, please contact: InterComponentWare AG Dirk Schuhmann Tel.: +49 (0) 6227 385 133 Fax: +49 (0) 6227 385 199 E-Mail: email@example.com InterComponentWare Inc. Anne Marie Heil Tel.: +1 610 933 80 65 Fax: +1 480 247 54 02 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org About ICW:
InterComponentWare AG (ICW) is a leading international eHealth specialist with locations in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, USA, Canada, and Bulgaria.
ICW delivers an interoperable eHealth infrastructure and a wide range of end-user applications for healthcare professionals and their patients. ICW technology enables organizations to extend their existing information systems, connect with diverse systems, and create a secure patient health record based on aggregated data. The interoperability and health information exchange components of its solutions make aggregated data a reality. ICW has successfully implemented its solutions across Europe and in North America. Online at http://www.icw-global.com/
CONTACT: Dirk Schuhmann of InterComponentWare AG, +49-0-6227-385-133, Fax: +49-0-6227-385-199, email@example.com, or Anne Marie Heil of InterComponentWare Inc.. +1-610-933-80-65, Fax: +1-480-247-54-02, firstname.lastname@example.org
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|Date:||Mar 19, 2009|
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