NEW ORLEANS, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Medstreaming, a leading provider of medical IT solutions, announced today the launch of a fully integrated Cardiovascular PACS and certified EMR with a web-based Cardiovascular Electronic Whiteboard. With the introduction of these components to its Cardiovascular Information System (CVIS) platform, Medstreaming is the first in the market to offer a FDA-cleared PACS and EMR certified for meaningful use. The announcement was made here at the 60th Annual Scientific Session of the American College of Cardiology, (ACC), April 2-5.
Medstreaming, which recently received Complete EHR Ambulatory certification for its Medical Office EMR, also announced the first installation of the Enterprise Electronic Whiteboard for ProHealth Care in Southeastern WI. ProHealth Care is implementing the Medstreaming Electronic Whiteboard to manage real time scheduling of patient workflow in its cardiovascular diagnostic and interventional areas.
"We are very excited to use the Medstreaming Electronic Whiteboard, which we believe will allow us to more efficiently coordinate workflow and communication across our system by graphically displaying scheduling of our CV patients, procedures, staff, and physicians. These efficiencies will also reduce operating costs," said Todd Anderson, Manager of Cardiovascular Interventional Services at ProHealth Care.
Providing a real-time patient management tool for cardiovascular staff to improve their procedural workflow, the Electronic Whiteboard fully integrates with the EMR components within the hospital enterprise. In addition to capturing associated information pertaining to the clinical exam details and priority, resource details such as location, equipment, staff, can also be captured, with conflict detection mechanisms in place as needed. The web-based user interface allows multiple customizable views, including views tha