ASCRS in San Francisco Marked by Clinical Data Management
The Annual Meeting of the American Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) in San Francisco was strongly marked by the factors of quality and innovation in the area of healthcare. International ophthalmology (eye care) is currently undergoing significant changes: diagnostics and therapy are more and more characterized by high tech. Laser technology is being applied even more than before in cataract and refractive surgery and is based on clinical data management (research and quality assurance).
The ifa group of companies, the world’s leading provider of HIT solutions for ophthalmology, is all set to welcome international delegates to booth #1302 at 2013’s ASCRS Annual Meeting. The event is held from 20 to 23 April 2013 in Moscone Center South Hall in San Francisco, city of the famous Golden Gate Bridge.
ifa launches EMR pilot project at the University Eye Hospital in Beijing
At the end of February ifa team members started to implement the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) at the University Eye Hospital in Beijing (http://english.pkuph.edu.cn/). ifa’s bilingual software version (English and Chinese) had been evaluated for the pilot phase together with the cooperation partner Global Vision, the leading provider of medical engineering products for ophthalmology in China.
ifa launches biggest EMR project of an eye hospital in Europe
The official kick- off meeting for this important eye hospital project took place in Rotterdam (NL) in February. In the medium term, more than 400 users will work with ifa’s EMR (Electronic Medical Record) in The Rotterdam Eye Hospital.