Maquet and iMDsoft collaborate for advanced Patient Data Management
MetaVision Perfusion™, a point-of-care Clinical Information System for perfusionists
Rastatt - September 01, 2015 – Maquet Cardiopulmonary GmbH, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of heart-lung machines and extracorporeal life support (ECLS) systems and iMDsoft®, a global leader in high acuity clinical information systems (CIS), announced their partnership. Maquet will sell MetaVision Perfusion™, an advanced point-of-care patient data management system, across the globe in conjunction with their products. The management system can be used with various brands of heart-lung machines as well as other operating room devices, such as blood/gas monitors and heater-cooler units, offering hospitals a high level of flexibility.
“We are committed to providing a complete range of perfusion products for better clinical and economic impact. Therefore, we are very pleased to have found a reliable and competent partner in iMDsoft and view the addition of MetaVision Perfusion as a significant milestone in our expanding portfolio,” said Hartmut Schmidt, CEO of Maquet Cardiopulmonary GmbH.
MetaVision Perfusion enables perfusionists to spend less time on documentation and increase their focus on patient care. The system retrieves data from the heart-lung machine and other devices and provides automated fluid balance calculations. Accurate documentation increases compliance with quality measures and expedites reporting for hospital management and national standards. MetaVision helps improve patient safety by providing clinicians with the information they need to make informed decisions. Moreover, the data collected by MetaVision provides a rich data source for clinical studies. /so
“We are excited to collaborate with Maquet to bring safe and effective perfusion support to clinicians and patients. Our patient data management system is a natural fit with Maquet’s state of the art perfusion devices. With Maquet's global reach, we are looking forward to introducing many new customers to the unique benefits of MetaVision," said Lars-Oluf Nielsen, CEO of iMDsoft.
iMDsoft is a leading provider of Clinical Information Systems for critical, perioperative, and acute care environments. The company's flagship family of solutions, the MetaVision Suite, was first implemented in 1999. Hospitals and health networks worldwide use MetaVision to improve care quality and enhance financial results. The system promotes compliance with protocols and best practices, streamlines reporting and supports clinical research. To learn more about iMDsoft, visit www.imd-soft.com.
Maquet Cardiopulmonary GmbH is a part of Maquet Medical Systems. Maquet, a trusted partner for hospitals and physicians for more than 175 years, is a global leader in medical systems. The company offers innovative treatment and therapy solutions and infrastructure capabilities for high-acuity areas within the hospital, including the operating room (OR), hybrid OR/cath lab, and intensive care unit (ICU), as well as intra- and inter-hospital patient transport. Headquartered in Rastatt, Germany, Maquet is the largest subsidiary of the publicly listed Getinge Group AB of Sweden. Maquet generated about 1.55 billion Euros in 2014, representing more than half of the Getinge Group’s annual revenue of 2.93 billion Euros. Maquet has around 7,000 employees and provides 53 international sales and service organizations, as well as a network of more than 300 sales partners.