Dean McGee Eye Institute selects ifa united i-tech as its future Electronic Health Record Software Print

ifa united i-tech, a U.S. subsidiary of ifa systems AG, the global leader for IT solutions in ophthalmology, is proud to announce that the Dean McGee Eye Institute (DMEI) selected ifa EMR v6 as its future Electronic Health Record system.

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 "Health IT will play an important role for the future practice of high-level ophthalmology," said Gregory Skuta, M.D., DMEI President and CEO. "We are dedicated to providing the highest level of patient care using the latest technology platforms. This decision, spanning two years, was based on a broad market analysis followed by a comprehensive evaluation of the leading EMR vendors. The entire DMEI team of clinicians, technicians, IT specialists and other future users were actively involved in the selection process."

"The Board and the entire team at ifa united i-tech are honored by the decision of the Dean McGee Eye Institute to choose ifa systems as its EMR application," said Rainer Waedlich, Chairman of ifa Systems, AG. "We are committed to the project and will establish, together with the DMEI team, a 'Center of Excellence' for Health IT in Ophthalmology."

The Dean McGee Eye Institute is one of the largest and most respected eye institutes in the United States and houses the Department of dmeibuildingOphthalmology for the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. Its research and training programs are among the most highly regarded in the country. More than half of the Institute's ophthalmologists are listed in The Best Doctors in America; its Director of Vision Research is a Past President of the International Society for Eye Research; two members of the faculty are recent or current directors of the American Board of Ophthalmology; three serve on the Board of Trustees of the American Academy of Ophthalmology; and one recently served as president of the American Glaucoma Society.