A roundup of the latest contracts and installations industry news

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Agfa Healthcare has won a contract at the Isala hospital group – the second largest hospital group in the Netherlands – to integrate medical information flows and will integrate medical patient information flows between its two sites.

The Center for Reproductive Health and Gynecology (CRH &G) of California will use the Candelis Inc. system ImageGrid 1000 to store, manage and route its digital ultrasound images. Also, Millennium Imaging Medical Centers has also selected and implemented the ImageGrid 1000 at its locations in Montclair and Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.

Cedara Software, a Merge Healthcare, has announced an agreement with Mayo Clinic to provide its OrthoWorks digital planning software to Mayo’s orthopaedic surgeons.

Compellent Technologies announced that MIT Medical, a full-service hospital for members of the MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) community, has selected Compellent's Storage Center SAN to its electronic medical records (EMR).

Henry Ford Medical Group and Health Alliance Plan throughout southeastern Michigan recently announced that following its one-year pilot program has led to a system-wide implementation of the DrFirst Rcopia electronic prescription management system.

Dynamic Imaging was recently selected by Pittsburgh (Pa.) Mercy Health System to implement IntegradWeb PACS across its healthcare enterprise.

Athens Regional Medical Center (ARMC), Athens, Ga., has integrated the Eclipsys Sunrise Clinical Manager enterprise clinical information solution with its existing PACS.

Fonar Corporation announced that Tuckahoe Orthopaedics of Richmond, Va., has purchased the company’s Upright MRI to be installed on the Campus of Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital.

Bay Medical Center, a 413-bed regional referral hospital in Panama City, Fla., recently selected McKesson’s Horizon Clinicals suite of solutions, along with McKesson pharmacy automation technologies, as part of a multi-phase drive toward clinical excellence.

Misys Healthcare Systems announced that Hattiesburg Clinic in Southern Mississippi has selected Misys Radiology for use at its facilities. Also, Marion General Hospital and Marion Ancillary Services of Marion, Ohio, will use Misys Laboratory to compile, track and process specimen data. The facilities will also use Misys Encompass to access specimen data from remote physician clinics and share results.

Premier Diagnostic Imaging, Terre Haute, Ind., has selected NovaRad’s NovaPACS for its integration capabilities, efficient installation, and available tools for referring physicians.

Optio Healthcare Solutions has said that Ivinson Memorial Hospital, a 108-licensed bed, QHR-managed facility in Laramie, Wyo., has selected the company’s QuickRecord and MedEx Suites to provide electronic health record and forms automation solutions.

Memorial Medical Center, the flagship hospital for the Springfield, Ill.-based Memorial Health System, has selected PatientKeeper's award-winning Physician Information System to address its information technology needs with one integrated environment.

Siemens Medical Solutions' 64-slice CT technology has been selected by Cabrini Medical Center in New York City to become the 200th medical facility in the U.S. to install the SOMATOM Sensation system.

Sonitor Technologies has announced that its ultrasound indoor positioning system (IPS) was recently installed at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston as part of its SMART ("Scalable Medical Alert and Response Technology") patient tracking and monitoring project.  

Doctors at the Dale and Frances Hughes Cancer Center in East Stroudsburg, Penn., are using new image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT) technologies from Varian Medical Systems to deliver ultra-precise treatment for cancers of the brain, head & neck, prostate, breast, and gastro-intestinal system.