Merge Healthcare (MRGE) to Unveil New IT Portfolio at American Society of Anesthesiologists 2009 Annual Meeting  
10/19/2009 9:12:13 AM

MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As increased regulatory compliance and pay-for-performance models are leading to higher requirements for electronic data collection and professional fee billing of surgery-related procedures, Merge Healthcare, (NASDAQ:MRGE), has responded with new anesthesia information management solutions (AIMS), which will be on display at the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) 2009 Annual Meeting. This portfolio from Merge uses forms-based electronic templates, flexible software and user-friendly tools that reduce documentation time, improve data accuracy and charge capture, and allow for hospitals to make a rapid transition from paper-based systems to electronic systems that can seamlessly integrate with a patient’s electronic health record (EHR).