Our mission is to develop new global clinical solutions that focus on digital technology in electronic medical records and clinical research.
Rockville, MD (PRWEB) December 12, 2012
Global Record Systems, LLC of Rockville, MD, a new company dedicated to developing and marketing innovative health care information technology solutions to physicians, clinical researchers and other health care organizations on a global basis, announced today the acquisition of the eCastEMR® electronic medical record platform and service business from eCast Corporation of Raleigh, NC.
“This important transaction adds innovative technology to our EMR platform,” Sandra Garrett, PhD, CEO of Global Record Systems, said. “Our mission is to develop new global clinical solutions that focus on digital technology in electronic medical records and clinical research. These technologies will bring benefits to patients, physicians and the clinical research programs sponsored by pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies that potentially include better treatment efficacy, improved safety and lower costs.”
Global Record Systems will launch software that allows data from health care records to be analyzed, compared and understood in new ways including the potential for application in clinical research.
“With our acquisition of eCast® software, we offer a powerful strategic application of information technology to streamline not only health care practice, but improve the entire clinical trial process,” Garrett said.
Through the transaction, Global Record Systems acquires the eCastEMR® software, a web-based EMR system, the physician customer base and the data from multi-million patient records generated to date in the U.S.
“Our goal is to build on this important asset as we move forward to develop and market advanced EMR capabilities,” Dr. Garrett emphasized. “We continue to build improved analytics, expand research methodologies and increase our geographic reach for greater commercialization. We are moving quickly to leverage our long-term relationship with physicians worldwide across therapeutic specialties while ensuring that we provide enhanced services to our eCast® subscribers.”