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Hyland Software and Merge Healthcare Expand Partnership to Provide Best of Breed ECM and VNA Solutions

CLEVELAND, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyland Software, Inc., leading enterprise content management (ECM) developer, and Merge Healthcare (NASDAQ: MRGE), a leading provider of clinical systems and innovations, announced the expansion of their long-standing partnership to include an integrated comprehensive system for image viewing and storage that will be brought to market.  Hyland Software and Merge shared the news at the 2013 Health Information Management and Systems Society (HIMSS) Annual Conference and Exhibition held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.  

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This robust solution leverages OnBase for proven electronic medical record (EMR) integration, Health Information Management workflows and complete Release of Information capabilities. The integrated solution ensures full operation of Merge's zero-download viewer, iConnect® Access, in conjunction with OnBase to eliminate unnecessary workflow steps and provide access to any clinical content, both DICOM and non-DICOM, from any EMR. iConnect Enterprise Archive, Merge's vendor-neutral archive, allows clients to eliminate imaging silos throughout their organization, reduces long-term storage costs and simplifies connectivity to disparate systems. The combined Hyland and Merge solution provides Meaningful Use Stage 2 image enablement of the EMR and positions healthcare enterprises to achieve HIMSS Stage 7.

Jeff Sorenson , Hyland's Global Director of Healthcare Sales and Solutions, explained, "OnBase includes an expansive array of clinical and administrative workflow capabilities. Our partnership and development roadmap with Merge leverages the native integration capabilities of our software and augments these with new image context management capabilities to provide a significantly more efficient physician experience.  The incorporation of medical imaging into the OnBase environment will bring the intelligent workflow automation of ECM to the medical imaging enterprise."

"We're very excited that our teams will be offering this collaborative solution to their respective installed base," said Jeff Surges, CEO, Merge Healthcare. "After successfully working together for several years, this is a natural extension of our partnership and we look forward to expanding our enterprise imaging footprint in the market." 

"As the global VNA leader, Merge's iConnect Enterprise Archive manages and stores 37% of the world's images. Combined with the vast installation base of Hyland Software solutions, we are confident that this partnership will revolutionize true enterprise image management," said Peter Urbain , Senior Vice President, Merge Healthcare.

Hyland Software is developing new ways to refine the world of ECM, including workflow, capture and health information exchange capabilities.

"By partnering with healthcare leader Merge Healthcare, our customers benefit from innovation and efficiency gains which are founded upon prevalent, proven technologies," said Bill Priemer , president and CEO of Hyland Software.

To learn more about Hyland's solutions for healthcare providers visit To learn more about Merge visit

About Hyland Software

For more than 20 years, Hyland Software has been dedicated to meeting organizations' needs for document and process management with OnBase, an enterprise content management (ECM) software suite. As OnBase has evolved through consistent product innovation, it remains focused on automating business processes that depend on documents, content and people to operate more effectively.

OnBase enables healthcare organizations to provide better patient care by providing instant access to clinical and financial content normally outside of core IT applications. Every day, more than 1,600 healthcare organizations use OnBase to complete patient records, eliminate reimbursement delays and enhance business processes. Tailored for departments and comprehensive for the enterprise, OnBase is designed to grow with an organization, whether it chooses an on-premise or cloud deployment. For more information about Hyland Software's ECM solutions for healthcare, please visit

About Merge Healthcare

Merge is a leading provider of clinical systems and innovations that seek to transform healthcare.  Merge's enterprise and cloud-based solutions for image intensive specialties provide access to any image, anywhere, any time. Merge also provides health stations, clinical trials software and other health data and analytics solutions that engage consumers in their personal health. With solutions that are used by providers and consumers and include more than 25 years of innovation, Merge is helping to reduce costs and improve the quality of healthcare worldwide. For more information, visit

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