Cerner buys Siemens’ Soarian business
Cerner has announced a definitive agreement to buy Siemens’ health information business, Siemens Health Services, in a £770m ($1.3 billion) cash deal.
Dudley takes Soarian to A&E
Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust has extended its use of Soarian Clinicials to the emergency department at Russells Hall Hospital.
Siemens wins South African Soarian deal
Siemens Healthcare has won an €18m deal to provide 37 hospitals and 300 clinics in South Africa with its Soarian MedSuite healthcare IT software.
Siemens begins i.s.h.med Soarian integration
Siemens has announced it has improved its SAP-based information system, i.s.h.med, by adding new modules and integrating primary components of its Soarian workflow solution for the first time. The integration comes as part of the latest offering by Siemens for i.s.h.med – Enhancement Package 4. The two new modules also have a similar design to […]
Siemens partners with Asklepios chain
Siemens is to make its hospital information system i.s.h.med part of the Asklepios Future Hospital Programme.
Dudley uses Soarian to identify infections
Nurses at Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Trust are using the workflow engine embedded in Siemens’ Soarian electronic patient record system to rapidly identify and isolate patients with infections such as MRSA. Soarian interfaces with existing patient administration and departmental support systems. The workflow engine allows administrative and clinical processes to be synchronised across departments, […]
Rhön Klinikum says EPR key to particle therapy
German hospital group Rhön Klinikum AG, believes its new web-based electronic patient record will be a key success factor for its €120m new centre for particle therapy.
Klinikum Chemnitz hospital links radiology to EHR
Klinikum Chemnitz, one of the largest hospitals in Germany, has become one of the first to link its teleradiology service with an electronic health record using Siemens Healthcare’s Soarian system. As a result radiology data, including diagnosis and corresponding findings, can now be stored in a single shared health record, and then used by different […]
Medica 2007: smartcard lows and EPR highs
Although there was good news for medical smartcard projects at the trade fair Medica 2007 in Düsseldorf, doctors critical of IT developments managed to attract more media attention than ever. But it was not all about cards: vendors of electronic patient records have turned surprisingly optimistic too. And there was a real rising star: the […]
SAP to release integrated solution in December
Germany’s largest software company SAP and its partner Accenture will release an integrated care solution, called the Collaborative Health Network, in December. The new solution will then be tested in pilot projects in several European countries, including Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands and Belgium. With the CHN solution, SAP/Accenture will compete with a number of […]