News | July 23, 2006

GE Works with ACC to Develop Registry Software

GE Healthcare has become a contracted vendor for the ACC-NCDR Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) registry. GE will develop software to allow institutions to send procedure data to the ACC-NCDR.
The company also introduced new electronic forms that will accelerate healthcare institutions’ participation in the ACC-NCDR ICD registry. The forms are a new feature on the MacLab Hemodynamic Monitoring and CardioLab Electrophysiology Monitoring systems, and will provide point-of-care data collection of ICD data for download to the ACC-NCDR ICD registry software. The registry software will enable the electronic submission of information that is now required by the centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for hospital compliance and reimbursement.

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