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The ifa group is the leading international provider for electronic medical record (EMR/EHR) and picture archive and communication systems (PACS) in ophthalmology. Every day more than 10,000 eye care professionals and their teams around the world use the famous software with the "red dot". The EMR and PACS applications are available in 10 languages and are installed in more than 20 countries around the world. Every day ifa systems manage more than 200,000 patient cases and more than 80 million patient visits are stored in local and wide area ifa networks.

The abbreviation ifa stands for “intelligent future applications” for eye care professionals worldwide. ifa has been on the market for more than 25 years. Its headquarters are located in Frechen/Cologne (Germany), with branches in Berlin, Vienna (Austria), Fort Lauderdale/Florida, Louisville/Kentucky and Singapore. The ifa team members are also the main owners (shareholders) of the public company, which is listed at the “Deutsche Boerse Frankfurt”.

The range of ifa software for ophthalmology offers more than 40 modules with over 18,000 features and functions. ifa offers more than 450 digital interfaces to all kinds of ophthalmic instruments, image systems and software applications.

The ifa team members represent more than 1,000 combined years of experience in ophthalmic health IT. Approx. 100 specialists around the world support user of EMR, telemedicine and EDC applications. The 24/7 support is managed from locations in Europe and America. Quality is the main topic for customer satisfaction. The ISO 9001:2008 certification documents the high quality and efficiency standards. The ifa EMR software is also ONC (US government) certified (ARRA EHR incentive program).