News | May 13, 2007

New Alliance Works to Integrate Workflow Solutions

May 14, 2007 - Sonitor Technologies, a developer of indoor positioning systems and Patient Care Technology Systems, a provider of workflow automation solutions, recently announced an alliance to jointly market their workflow technologies for hospitals and medical facilities.

Under the alliance, Sonitor’s technology, including the ultrasound tags and detectors, will be integrated with Patient Care Technology Systems software to provide a turnkey workflow automation option for healthcare providers. The integrated system will provide real-time identification and the reliably accurate location of resources in areas such as emergency rooms, surgery and outpatient services departments.

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While electronic medical record systems have helped consolidate most patient data into one location, medical imaging IT systems has proved to be more difficult to replicate by large EMR vendors. This has made room in the market for third-party radiology information system vendors that allow easy integration with the larger EMRs like Epic and Cerner. This image shows Agfa's enterprise imaging system, leveraging its ability to be accessed anywhere with an internet connection and able to pull in images from both radiology and surgery. 

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