Other HeartSuite features include ECG Management, a single interface to VERICIS for storing, analyzing, and reporting on a patient's electrocardiogram, and Echo IMS for echocardiography and information management. A Web Reporting module integrates complete cardiac patient data on a single display, while the company's 4D echo visualization and analysis functionality is designed to integrate 4D echo applications in the clinical workflow. HeartSuite also includes national registry support to simplify quality improvement efforts.
In early October, Emageon signed a definitive agreement with Health Systems Solutions (HHS) to sell 100 percent of Emageon’s stock, in an all cash transaction of approximately $62 million. The agreement was approved by HHS’ board of directors as well as Emageon’s Strategic Alternatives Committee. The merger—which is expected to close by March 31 or sooner—will result in a company of approximately 400 employees.