Angeion Corporation (NASDAQ: ANGN) today announced that it has partnered with Data Innovations to create MedGraphics BreezeConnect, a software interface that provides interfacing options in one comprehensive solution. BreezeConnect is currently available in the United States and is expected to launch internationally in September.
BreezeConnect, part of Angeion’s MedGraphics product line, incorporates Data Innovations’ Instrument Manager™ (IM) to provide connectivity between MedGraphics cardiorespiratory diagnostic systems and a hospital’s electronic medical records. This IMpowered™ solution gives clinicians the ability to improve workflow, reduce department costs, increase productivity and meet “meaningful use” criteria that could qualify their facility for government grant money.
“MedGraphics is expanding its information management product offering both domestically and abroad,” said Rodney A. Young, President and Chief Executive Officer of Angeion. “While we have more than 10 years of interfacing experience, our partnership with Data Innovations gives us a next-generation global solution for our growing customer base. Our new BreezeConnect adds the functionality of computerized physician order entry that can help our customers reduce errors by minimizing the ambiguity of handwritten orders.”
“Data Innovations is proud to partner with MedGraphics and we are excited to expand into the cardiorespiratory diagnostics market,” said Lisa Bromley, Worldwide Director of Business Development for Data Innovations. “We look forward to bringing additional value and efficiencies to MedGraphics’ global customer base through the introduction of innovative connectivity and workflow solutions. Additionally, with such a strong emphasis placed on improving patient care through the use of electronic medical records, our companies worked closely together to create a solution to help physicians achieve meaningful use.”
BreezeConnect provides physicians with rapid and complete access to patient diagnostic records via a central shared database. This allows healthcare facilities to enhance the quality of patient care and improve system efficiencies. In addition, BreezeConnect is more user-friendly, featuring multilingual capabilities, international technical staff and call centers, and a comprehensive support system.