Toshiba inks pact with Merge Healthcare

Toshiba Medical Systems and Merge Healthcare partner on cardiology and hemodynamic solutions


Toshiba will leverage Merge's Best in KLAS Merge Hemo,a real-time documentation tool for the cardiac cath lab

Merge Healthcare has announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Toshiba Medical Systems. Under this new agreement, Toshiba will be able to offer its customers a full turnkey solution, combining Merge's cardiology PACS and hemodynamic monitoring solutions with its vascular x-ray systems.

"At Toshiba, we understand our customers' concerns when it comes to integrating IT solutions with imaging," said Mr Satrajit Misra, vice-president, marketing, Toshiba Medical Systems. He added, "Through this partnership, our customers will get a complete solution for accessing imaging information faster to improve the patient experience and our customers' overall business."

Toshiba will leverage Merge's Best in KLAS Merge Hemo, Merge's real-time documentation tool for the cardiac cath lab that facilitates the integration of cath lab documentation into the patient's electronic health record, and Merge Cardio, the company's web-enabled enterprise-level image and information system that provides a single point of entry to the patient's complete cardio record spanning all cardiac modalities.

"For more than 15 years, the Toshiba Corporation has been a great partner with Merge and we are pleased to expand our partnership with Toshiba America Medical Systems to support their enterprise imaging initiative for a unified, interoperable cardiology management system. Being an enterprise imaging preferred partner is an honor, and we look forward to helping them achieve their objectives," said Mr Justin Dearborn, chief executive officer at Merge Healthcare.


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