PRESS RELEASE: MedSys Group Consulting Designs Laboratory Information Systems Database Project for Oregon Health & Science University
MedSys Group Consulting delivers professional, highly skilled healthcare technology consultants to drive efficiency and performance.
FRISCO, Texas, (October 25, 2012) –MedSys Group Consulting was awarded a 15-month contract by the Knight Diagnostic Laboratories at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). Under the contract, MedSys is currently leading a team of healthcare IT specialists in scoping, designing and developing a custom laboratory information system with interfaces to the OHSU hospital IT systems.
“We are pleased to announce this project and collaboration with OHSU,” Alan Kravitz, CEO of MedSys Group Consulting, said. “This demonstrates our continued commitment to evolving healthcare technology and improving the way healthcare is delivered to patients. OHSU is a leading academic health center and is committed to improving the health and well-being of the people it serves. The award to MedSys is a clear vote of confidence in both our technical capability and our experience of delivering world-class services to the healthcare technology market.”
MedSys Group Consulting understands the needs and issues facing today’s healthcare industry. The company has a unique understanding of the skills and services necessary to support healthcare technology systems in large academic medical centers, integrated delivery networks, specialty hospitals and physician practice organizations.
The Laboratory Information Systems project is a major technological advancement for the Knight Diagnostics Laboratories, The system has been designed to support complex workflows for all the technologies used in the laboratories, interface to the OHSU hospital system, and provide web access for outreach clients to order and receive test results.
The Knight Diagnostic Laboratories specialize in tests for cancer, rare genetic disorders and infectious diseases. As a national reference laboratory and scientific resource, the laboratories have pioneered the rapid transition of new molecular techniques into clinical care. The laboratories also provide research services for health-care providers and pharmaceutical companies to advance personalized medicine.
“We chose MedSys Group Consulting for this high profile project based on their 17 years of experience in serving health systems and their proven track record in the healthcare IT market,” said Knight Diagnostic Laboratories’ Chief Operating Officer Marilyn Owens. “Creating a custom LIS for our very specialized molecular needs required partnership with an IT group that understands hospital systems and has the capability of developing a complex platform to support both our business and technical needs.” We are pleased to have MedSys as our partner.”
About Medsys Group, LLC
Founded in 2008, MedSys Group, LLC, a national Healthcare Information Technology Consulting firm, supports today’s technology in large academic medical centers, integrated delivery networks, specialty hospitals and physician practice organizations. MedSys Group’s vision of ‘evolving healthcare’ is centered on contributing to the success of its clients while providing a supportive culture for its professional consultants and associates. MedSys is able to lend expert guidance and knowledge in Cerner, Epic, Siemens, Meditech, McKesson, and Eclipsys solutions, as well as the Ambulatory and Practice Management arenas. For more information about MedSys Group, LLC or to reach a MedSys Associate, please visit: www.medsysgroup.com or call 972-464-0020. You can also follow MedSys on Twitter @MedsysGroup.
About Knight Diagnostic Laboratories
The Knight Diagnostic Laboratories at Oregon Health & Science University provide advanced molecular laboratory testing services, as well as research and development services, for healthcare providers and pharmaceutical clients in the rapidly growing field of personalized medicine. Combining more than 20 years of academic laboratory experience in pathology and genetics with strong industry-trained management, Knight Diagnostic Laboratories provide a comprehensive menu of oncology, infectious disease, and rare genetic disorder tests designed to meet the growing diagnostic needs for making personalized medicine a reality. For more information please visit www.knightdxlabs.com or call (855) 535-1522.
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