iMedica Partners with Brentwood by Midmark to Provide Diagnostic 12-lead ECG Readings via Wireless Charting System.
Business/High Tech Editors
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 25, 2001
Agreement Will Give Physicians Immediate Access to Patient Cardiac Data While Reducing the Expense Associated With Traditional Systems
iMedica Corporation, a clinical information solutions company that offers innovative point-of-care wireless charting and automated au·to·mate
v. au·to·mat·ed, au·to·mat·ing, au·to·mates
1. To convert to automatic operation: automate a factory.
2. coding systems Noun 1. coding system - a system of signals used to represent letters or numbers in transmitting messages
code - a coding system used for transmitting messages requiring brevity or secrecy , announced its partnership with Brentwood by Midmark(R), a leading manufacturer of medical and dental equipment located in Torrance, California.
The nonexclusive agreement will enable physicians to view diagnostic 12-lead ECG ECG electrocardiogram.
Also called an electrocardiogram, it records the electrical activity of the heart. readings through iMedica's PhysicianSuite, a wireless, pen-based clinical information system that provides full HCFA-compliant charting, automated coding and electronic prescription capabilities. In addition, to the clinical benefit, physicians will save hundreds of dollars annually on ECG supplies and replacement components.
"This agreement combines our respective technologies to give cardiologists electronic access to critical patient information. The clinical and financial benefit of these combined services is truly remarkable," said Charlie Koo, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of iMedica Corporation.
Brentwood's technology will connect powerful ECG analysis data to PhysicanSuite quickly and easily. The technology monitors a patient's ECG data, stores and retrieves ECG's on PhysicianSuite, and allows physicians to email an ECG to a colleague anywhere for remote consultation purposes.
"Our customers are seeking ways to reduce costs and improve patient care through the use of electronic patient record systems," says Michael Paquin, Vice President of Business Development of Brentwood. "This partnership provides a perfect opportunity to combine the invaluable access of mobile medicine with accurate cardiac readings. Physicians can refer to their patient's ECG results on PhysicianSuite, whether they are at the hospital, at their home office or even on vacation."
About Brentwood by Midmark (R)
Brentwood has more than 25 years experience serving customers worldwide, and introduced one of the first interpretive in·ter·pre·tive also in·ter·pre·ta·tive
Relating to or marked by interpretation; explanatory.
in·terpre·tive·ly adv. ECG products for the physician's office in 1982. In 1991, Brentwood converted the first Holter program to Windows- making Holter technology simple to use. Now Brentwood has joined its diagnostic instrumentation instrumentation, in music: see orchestra and orchestration.
In technology, the development and use of precise measuring, analysis, and control equipment. with the world's most user-friendly software -- Microsoft Windows See Windows.
(operating system) Microsoft Windows - Microsoft's proprietary window system and user interface software released in 1985 to run on top of MS-DOS. Widely criticised for being too slow (hence "Windoze", "Microsloth Windows") on the machines available then. . Brentwood is a member of Microsoft's Healthcare Users Group (MSHUG).
About Midmark Corporation
Midmark Corporation is a leading worldwide manufacturer of a full line of medical and dental equipment including power and manual examination tables, sterilizers, dental operatories, casework case·work
Social work devoted to the needs of individual clients or cases.
casework , lighting and seating. While committed to serving the traditional equipment needs of the medical and dental industries, Midmark continually focuses on bringing connectivity and improved productivity into the exam room. Headquartered in Versailles, Ohio Versailles is a village in Darke County, Ohio, United States. The population was 2,589 at the 2000 census. The proper local pronunciation of the name is "Ver Sales", with the accent on the second syllable. , Midmark also has subsidiaries in Ernee, France and Torrance, California.
iMedica is a Mountain View-based healthcare IT company that has created a fast wireless, pen-based electronic charting, coding and prescription product modeled after physician work patterns at the point-of-care. The product, PhysicianSuite, ensures accuracy, legibility leg·i·ble
1. Possible to read or decipher: legible handwriting.
2. Plainly discernible; apparent: legible weaknesses in character and disposition. and confidentiality in a HCFA-compliant, automatically coded, electronic medical record that maintains records locally at the practice and also backs up to secure vaults. Secured records can also be accessed via the Internet by authorized au·thor·ize
tr.v. au·thor·ized, au·thor·iz·ing, au·thor·iz·es
1. To grant authority or power to.
2. To give permission for; sanction: healthcare professionals.