Siemens strikes clinical IT alliance

April 30, 2004

Siemens Medical Solutions and Mountain States Health Alliance (MHSA), a regional healthcare system in northeast Tennessee, have signed an agreement for MSHA to implement an extended suite of Soarian IT capabilities. Included in the agreement are Soarian

Siemens Medical Solutions and Mountain States Health Alliance (MHSA), a regional healthcare system in northeast Tennessee, have signed an agreement for MSHA to implement an extended suite of Soarian IT capabilities. Included in the agreement are Soarian Common Clinicals, Cardiology, Clinical Access, Scheduling, and Health Information Management (HIM) components, as well as Siemens PDAccess, which provides anywhere, anytime clinical computing via handheld devices. Also part of the deal are Siemens Pharmacy and Med Administration Check, which uses barcode technology to alert nurses to potential medication administration errors. Implementation will be in three phases over five years.

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