The new lineup of health information solutions spanning clinical, operational and financial functions will be showcased for the first time at
REDMOND, Wash., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced the Microsoft Amalga Family of Health Enterprise Systems. The Amalga product lineup is a portfolio of enterprise-class health information system solutions spanning clinical, operational and financial functions. The Amalga family of products will be demonstrated publicly for the first time at the health IT industry's largest conference, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) 2008, Feb. 24-28 in Orlando, Fla.
"One of the healthcare enterprise's biggest issues is that providers
and executives can't access patient information when, where and how they
need it," said Steve Shihadeh, general manager for Microsoft's Health
Solutions Group. "Microsoft's Amalga products offer proven solutions that
bring together information from across the healthcare enterprise into one,
easily accessible view. In fact, the name 'Amalga' is based on the Latin
word 'amalgama,' meaning to bring together different elements."
The Amalga family of products includes the following:
-- Microsoft Amalga. The new version of the product formerly known as
Azyxxi, Amalga is part of a new software category called Unified
Intelligence Systems that allows hospital enterprises to unlock the
power of all their data sitting in isolated clinical, financial and
administrative systems. Without replacing current systems, it offers an
innovative way to capture, consolidate, store, access and quickly
present data in meaningful ways for use by clinicians and executives of
|SOURCE Microsoft Corp.|
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