Merge Healthcare (NASDAQ:MRGE), a leading provider of enterprise imaging
and interoperability solutions, announced today that Mon General
Hospital, one of West Virginias leading acute-care community hospitals,
located in Morgantown, is installing its full suite of enterprise-level
Mon General is replacing all of the existing imaging systems in their
cardiology department with Merge solutions, including information
systems for cardiology image management, hemodynamics and ECG.
We needed to eliminate the inefficiency caused by the disparate systems
we previously had, said Steve Carter, CIO at Mon General Hospital. We
met with executives from Merge and were impressed with the companys
direction and their roadmap for future products. Ultimately, we selected
Merge because it was the best fit for our long term goal of having a
fully integrated, enterprise-wide cardiovascular information system.
Merge Cardio is an enterprise-level cardiology image and information
system that manages and analyzes digital medical images. It also
provides clinical tools such as web-based physician reporting from
office or home, and provides separate reports linked to a single imaging
Merge Hemo, a cardiac cath lab knowledge tool integrates complete
functionality for data collection, waveform analysis, inventory control,
patient charging, and procedure reporting.
Merge Cardio ECG will provide an integrated, vendor neutral, web-based
visualization platform for all non-invasive cardiology data.
Cardiologists, emergency room physicians, anesthesiologists and
referring physicians will now have anywhere access to not only the
patients ECG information, but their images and clinical data as well.
Merge Hemo will streamline many of our current processes and give us
real data in real time and allow staff to focus on the patient and
procedure, said Diana Bridges, Director of Cardiovascular Services, Mon
With Merge, Mon General will have a consolidated cardiology system that
spans across their entire enterprise enabling them to improve
communication and exchange image and patient information more
effectively, said Jeff Surges, CEO of Merge Healthcare. We look
forward to developing our relationship with Mon General and to
delivering solutions that will help them improve efficiency, image
interoperability, and most importantly, patient care.
About Merge Healthcare
Merge Healthcare is the leading provider of enterprise imaging and