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2010-05-26 09:00:00

MCHENRY, Ill., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- VISTA, a global medical meeting and event management company headquartered in Paris, has announced the launch of its US office in the Chicago area. The company, an industry-leader that has successfully managed hundreds of customized pharmaceutical and healthcare projects in over 70 countries, is the first "truly global" firm of its kind with a US presence. VISTA is well-positioned to leverage its extensive worldwide experience to deliver unsurpassed...

2010-05-06 07:00:00

FAIRFAX, Va., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Industry Advisory Council (IAC) is today releasing a report it provided to the Department of Veterans Affairs with recommendations on how to modernize VistA (VA Health Information Systems and Technology Architecture). VistA is an integrated health information system that supports the eight million veterans served by the VA's 153 Medical Centers and 768 VA Outpatient Clinics. VistA is recognized as the premier electronic health information system in...

2010-02-18 14:54:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Robert A. Petzel has taken the oath of office as the Under Secretary for Health within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), stepping up to lead the nation's largest integrated health care system. "Dr. Petzel brings to this position a strong leadership background in caring for Veterans as a longtime health system manager in VA," said Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki. "His commitment to outstanding medical quality and...

2010-01-28 11:48:00

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Vangard Voice Systems, Inc. (Vangard), the innovative provider of the AccuSpeech® Mobile Voice Platform (MVP) which adds high productivity voice-direct capabilities to existing mobile applications, announced a partnership with Vista LifeSciences to voice-enable Vista LifeSciences' medical assessment and clinical encounter/medical record products. The Vangard/Vista LifeSciences partnership will initially focus on adding voice-directed...

2010-01-11 05:00:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Allscripts (Nasdaq: MDRX) today introduced the Allscripts Stimulus Program, making it safe and easy for physicians to purchase and rapidly deploy Electronic Health Records that will qualify for significant federal incentives. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081013/AQM041LOGO) The Allscripts Stimulus Program provides physicians with a guarantee that the Allscripts EHR they select will meet the EHR certification criteria provided by...

2009-10-20 07:00:00

FAIRFAX, Va., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to a request from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the Industry Advisory Council (IAC), today launched a working group to assist the VA in understanding the issues associated with the modernization of its Health Information Systems and Technology Architecture (VistA). IAC is a 20-year old government information technology organization formed to provide cross-industry counsel and best practices. The working group will be...

2009-07-24 12:49:00

WASHINGTON, July 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- VistA Imaging, the medical and health care imaging system used in Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers, attained over one billion stored images in January this year, according to the department. "Using this technology, VA has established an unprecedented number of medical images in its database, allowing VA physicians immediate access to patient records regardless of their location," said Dr. Gerald Cross, VA's acting under...

2008-11-07 06:00:16

Federal contractor Science Applications International Corp has won a five-year $56m contract from the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide support to Veterans Health Information Systems and Technology Architecture, VistA, health data systems repositories. The company will provide software and engineering services to develop, populate, enhance, and maintain the repositories. Work will be undertaken primarily in Salt Lake City, Utah. Robert McCord, senior vice president and business...

2008-11-05 09:00:34

SAN DIEGO and MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Science Applications International Corporation [NYSE: SAI] today announced it has been awarded a task order by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Office of Information & Technology, Office of Enterprise Development to provide support to Veterans Health Information Systems and Technology Architecture (VistA) Health Data Systems (HDS) Repositories. The task order has a one year base period of performance, four one-year...

2008-11-04 09:00:25

InterSystems Corporation today announced that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has renewed a contract for Four Points Technology, LLC to provide the InterSystems CACHE(R) high-performance object database for the VistA electronic health record (EHR) system. The contract for enterprise software and maintenance services has been increased to $37.7 million for the current option period. The leading database provider in healthcare, InterSystems develops and markets innovative database,...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.