Industry round-up: GE, Kodak
Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network (LVHHN), one of the nation’s first digital hospitals and the largest academic community hospital system in Pennsylvania, is rolling out GE Healthcare’s Centricity Electronic Medical Record (EMR) to up to 1000 local primary care physicians and specialists.

Eastman Kodak Company’s Health Group signed an agreement with Novation that makes its Carestream PACS available to nearly 2,500 alliance members and facilities. Novation is the largest group purchasing organization in the U.S. serving members of VHA, University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) and HPPI in all 50 states.

Under a new three-year contract, Novation will offer the Health Group’s PACS to hospitals, out-patient imaging centers and other healthcare providers across the U.S. Kodak also has agreements with Novation to provide CR and DR systems, radiographic films, laser media, laser imaging systems and services.