Community Memorial Ranked One of the Top Five New York State Hospitals
DENVER, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Med Technologies(R), Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GLOB), an international e-Health, medical information technology company, today announced that its Wyndgate Technologies(R) division has signed a purchase agreement with Community Memorial Hospital (Community Memorial) of Hamilton, New York for its advanced transfusion management software, SafeTrace Tx. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Community is the eighth health care system in New York State to choose Wyndgate blood management software.
Community Memorial selected Wyndgate's SafeTrace Tx system in conjunction with Omnitech's OMNILAB laboratory information system (LIS). Together the two companies will offer a seamless interface, allowing optimal access to information between the hospital's blood bank and the laboratory. SafeTrace Tx provides comprehensive tracking of patient history, testing, orders, specimens, derivatives and more. A wide-ranging set of features, including remote and electronic cross-matching, help manage patient and product compatibility while extensive safety checks help ensure the quality of the blood product.
Sylvain Fontaine, Vice President, Sales and Marketing for Omnitech Labs stated, "Wyndgate's SafeTrace Tx product is a robust transfusion management system which integrates well with OMNILAB. We are pleased to have a partner who shares our commitment to provide innovative solutions and high quality service to meet the needs of our clients."
Wm. Scott Dustin, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Wyndgate Technologies, commented, "We are delighted to work with Community Memorial, and our channel partner Omnitech, to provide a comprehensive solution for the hospital's blood bank and laboratory. Our SafeTrace Tx product is a recognized leader among transfusion management systems and will allow Community Memorial Hospital to communicate with its new OMNILAB LIS to share patient information quickly and easily, promoting efficiencies in their blood bank as well as supporting patient safety."
About Community Memorial Hospital
Community Memorial Hospital is a modern healthcare system serving a population of 45,000 people in 27 rural communities throughout Madison County and the eastern section of Onondaga County as well as parts of Chenango and Oneida Counties. Located on the Colgate University Campus, Community Memorial offers a wide variety of healthcare services and facilities ranging from state-of-the-art emergency and surgical services to primary care, family-oriented birthing facilities and long-term skilled nursing care for the elderly. Community Memorial has been ranked one of the five top hospitals in New York State by the national hospital rating organization, HealthGrades, from 2004 to 2007. In 2006 Community was again awarded the Gold Seal by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.
About Global Med Technologies, Inc.
Global Med Technologies(R), Inc. is an international e-Health medical information technology company providing information management software products and services to the healthcare industry. Its Wyndgate Technologies(R) division is a leading supplier of information management systems to U.S. and international blood centers and hospital transfusion centers. Each year, Wyndgate's products and services manage more than eight million blood components, representing over 27% of the U.S. blood supply. Wyndgate's products are also being used in Canada and sub-Saharan Africa, and are being implemented in the Caribbean. Together, the Donor Doc(TM) interactive donor health history questionnaire, SafeTrace(R) donor management system, and the SafeTrace Tx(R) advanced transfusion management system, recently patented, provide Vein-to-Vein(R) tracking from donor collection to patient transfusion. Global Med's PeopleMed(R), Inc. subsidiary provides custom software validation, consulting and compliance solutions to hospitals and blood centers. PeopleMed's in-depth knowledge of Wyndgate's products and the blood banking industry results in cost-effective validation services, which leads to more efficient software implementations and upgrades for our customers.
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