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Cardiac Science Corporation (CSCX) Extends Device Connectivity to Allscripts Professional(TM) Electronic Health Record


1/24/2011 7:48:41 AM

BOTHELL, Wash., Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardiac Science Corporation, a global leader in automated external defibrillator (AED) and diagnostic cardiac monitoring devices that connect to electronic medical record (EMR) and hospital information systems, today announced it has completed certification with Allscripts Professional EHR. This latest certification extends its HeartCentrix cardiology device connectivity solution for its resting ECG, stress, and Holter monitoring products to support Allscripts Professional EHR for small and mid-sized physician groups. Cardiac Science previously completed certification with the Allscripts Enterprise EHR for large physician practices.

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The connectivity between Cardiac Science's equipment and the Allscripts EHRs will help physicians streamline the diagnostic cardiology workflow in their offices, eliminate a source of data transcription errors, and provide a unified view of patient diagnostic data. Through the HeartCentrix connectivity solution, physicians will have immediate access to view or edit a patient's test results electronically and later retrieve the data from the Electronic Health Record.

Dave Marver, Cardiac Science president and chief executive officer, said, "Our connectivity solution with Allscripts Professional EHR reaffirms our commitment to providing seamless connectivity with the industry's leading EHR solutions."

Cardiac Science connects to both Allscripts Professional and Enterprise EHR solutions via the company's open architecture platform. As part of Allscripts ongoing commitment to open not closed systems, Allscripts EHRs are designed to connect to certified device vendors quickly and easily.

"Allscripts continues to lead the industry in creating open, connected systems of health by using our open architecture platform to enable third party applications and medical devices to connect to multiple Allscripts solutions," said Allscripts Vice President of Solutions Management David Qu. "Sharing of cardiology data with a variety of Allscripts software platforms in diverse clinical settings allows our physicians to make faster, more informed decisions that ultimately result in safer patient care and better health outcomes."

About Cardiac Science

Cardiac Science, a wholly owned subsidiary of Opto Circuits (India) Ltd., develops, manufactures, and markets a family of advanced diagnostic and therapeutic cardiology devices and systems, including automated external defibrillators (AED), electrocardiograph devices (ECG/EKG), cardiac stress treadmill and systems, PC-based diagnostic workstations, Holter monitoring systems, hospital defibrillators, vital signs monitors, cardiac rehabilitation telemetry systems, and cardiology data management systems (informatics) that connect with hospital information (HIS), electronic medical record (EMR), and other information systems. The company sells a variety of related products and consumables and provides a portfolio of training, maintenance, and support services. Cardiac Science, the successor to the cardiac businesses that established the trusted Burdick®, HeartCentrix®, Powerheart®, and Quinton® brands, is headquartered in Bothell, Washington. With customers in almost 100 countries worldwide, the company has operations in North America, Europe, and Asia. For information, call 425.402.2000 or visit http://www.cardiacscience.com.

For updates and information on worldwide defibrillation and cardiac monitoring, find us on the Cardiac Science blog at http://www.cardiacscience.com/blog, Twitter at http://twitter.com/cardiacscience, Facebook at http://budurl.com/CSonFB, and YouTube at http://budurl.com/CSonYT.

For more information, contact (media) Anastasia Mironovaamironova@cardiacscience.com +1.425.402.2092 | (investors) ir@optoindia.com | +91.80.2852.8088

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SOURCE Cardiac Science Corporation


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