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Virtua Health Selects Microsoft Amalga to Help Improve Patient Care
Date:3/17/2009

Seamless flow of data across the Network will help physicians make more informed, timely decisions.

MARLTON, N.J. and REDMOND, Wash., March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Virtua Health, a four-hospital system recognized for excellence in clinical care and process improvement, has selected Microsoft Amalga, the unified intelligence system, as its health data platform to give physicians critical information and insight that help them improve the quality and efficiency of patient care.

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Physicians at Virtua Health will use Amalga to aggregate a wide range of clinical and patient data pulled from discrete sources across the Virtua Health Network to build unique views of that data. Amalga's aggregation capabilities will allow physicians to take a more comprehensive view of all of a patient's data to help make optimal decisions about a patient's care. In addition, physicians will use Amalga to stay closely connected to and informed about the status of their patient cases across the Virtua Health Network and to maintain continuity of care.

Well-known for its achievements in process improvement and Lean healthcare initiatives, Virtua Health recognized early that in order to continue to improve its processes, patient care and health outcomes, it needed more effective tools to aggregate and make better use of its clinical and other patient data, some of which was stored in isolated systems across its hospitals, as well as in clinics and other medical facilities.

"Providing our physicians with real-time access to comprehensive patient information is critical to improving the efficiency and quality of care," said Mark Van Kooy, M.D., medical director of informatics at Virtua Health. "Amalga will let us pull together data in new ways -- giving us tr
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