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InfoLogix Announces Partnership With CareTrends Systems to Increase Nursing Efficiency and Speed the Adoption of EMR
Feb 23, 2010 (04:02 PM EST)
HATBORO, Pa., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- InfoLogix, Inc. (Nasdaq: IFLG), a leading technology provider of enterprise mobility solutions for the healthcare and commercial industries, and CareTrends Systems, a leading vital sign integration and intelligence software company, today announced a strategic partnership to help deliver advanced patient care and decrease costs for hospitals across North America.
InfoLogix empowers, mobilizes and manages healthcare solutions for 1,500 hospitals, helping to ensure that information from their systems is available at the precise location where it has maximum impact. CareTrends LLC is the developer of careTrends®, an enterprise software and wireless vital signs collection and dissemination system, engineered to improve quality of patient care and decrease healthcare costs. With new market demands driven by ARRA stimulus legislation, regulatory mandates, and hospitals' competitive pressures, the companies will automate vital signs documentation and trending, and make the information accessible from any point within a healthcare organization's systems.
"As hospitals continue to focus on EMR implementation and meeting rapidly evolving regulatory mandates, it's critical to ensure that newly digitized healthcare information is available at the point of care, wherever that may be," says David Gulian, president and CEO of InfoLogix. "By combining InfoLogix's expertise in mobilizing caregivers with information at the precise point where it has maximum impact, and CareTrends' expertise in vital signs monitoring, we look forward to advancing efficiency and quality of care for the many healthcare organizations that we serve."
"For healthcare organizations, having immediate access to accurate vital signs data is one of the key factors in successfully achieving the digital hospital of tomorrow," says Satinder Singh, CEO of CareTrends. "As we build upon a decade of successful experience in enhancing the quality of care with automated vital signs monitoring, we look forward to extending our capabilities to InfoLogix's customer base across North America and beyond."
Executives from InfoLogix and CareTrends will be available to take questions from customers and the media at HIMSS 2010 in Atlanta, March 1-4 at the Atlanta Convention Center Booth #2621. Please visit www.infologix.com/healthcare or www.caretrendssystems.com for more information.
About InfoLogix, Inc.
InfoLogix is a leading provider of enterprise mobility solutions for the healthcare and commercial industries. InfoLogix uses the industry's most advanced technologies to increase the efficiency, accuracy, and transparency of complex business and clinical processes. With 19 issued patents, InfoLogix provides mobile managed solutions, on-demand software applications, mobile infrastructure products, and strategic consulting services to over 2,000 clients in North America including Kraft Foods, Merck and Company, General Electric, Kaiser Permanente, MultiCare Health System and Stanford School of Medicine. InfoLogix is a publicly-traded company `(Nasdaq: IFLG). For more information visit www.infologix.com.
About CareTrends LLC
CareTrends is a leading healthcare information technology systems company that provides integration and intelligence software for the global patient monitoring market. CareTrends' solutions address the standard of care, medical errors and nursing constraint challenges of the healthcare industry by automating the collection of patient vital signs and I/O data. The company's solutions enable healthcare providers to meet the rising demand for better care at lower costs and reduce nursing staff time spent on data collection and documentation. The result is reduced costs, fewer medical errors and improved patient care.
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