Misys names new president of hospital systems group
Misys Healthcare Systems has named Richard Atkin named president of the company's Misys Healthcare Systems' Hospital Systems group. The group supports more than  a thousand hospitals and hundreds of laboratories worldwide with enterprise-wide clinical products, electronic patient records, and departmental information systems, the company said.

Atkin comes to Misys following a period serving as president and CEO of Massachusetts-based Datex-Ohmeda Inc., a division of Helsinki-based Instrumentarium.  When Instrumentarium acquired Washington-based Spacelabs Medical in 2002, Arkin was named CEO of that $200 million clinical patient record company concurrent with his CEO/president Datex-Ohmeda Inc. responsibilities.