Caritas Christi Selects OrthoView

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New England's Second Largest Health Care System Implements Orthopaedic Templating Leader for High Accuracy, Cost Savings and Optimized Outcomes

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Because US hospitals are recognizing the breadth, depth and capabilities of our application, we are experiencing tremendous growth all over the U. S. We are thrilled to welcome Caritas Christi to our well-informed group of clients and look forward to working with each of its hospitals, medical centers, surgeons and PACs administrators.

Orthoview, the global leader in orthopaedic planning and templating, today announced that its software had been selected for across-the-enterprise use within the Caritas Christi Health Care network of acute care hospitals, delivering exceptional health care to over one million people annually.

OrthoView, the digital planning solution-of-choice, is used by orthopaedic surgeons and radiologic clinicians around the world. With best-in-class, pre-operative planning software, OrthoView provides orthopaedic surgeons with a singular library of digital templates for joint replacement and trauma procedures, and special toolsets for limb deformity correction and pediatric assessment. OrthoView's digital template library includes thousands of templates from a wide range of orthopaedic partners including: Zimmer, DePuy, Biomet Orthopedics, Smith & Nephew, Synthes and many more.

Caritas Christi, a comprehensive, integrated, health care delivery network providing community-based medicine and tertiary care, is using OrthoView as an integrated part of its PACs system in all six of its Massachusetts hospitals. This arrangement enables any orthopaedic surgeon to template an upcoming procedure from any location, such as his/her office or any hospital computer, on the Caritas Christi network.

"OrthoView has a deep understanding of an orthopaedic surgeon's need for high accuracy, timeliness, cost efficiency and easy record storage and access," said David League Vice President of Sales, OrthoView. "Because US hospitals are recognizing the breadth, depth and capabilities of our application, we are experiencing tremendous growth all over the U. S. We are thrilled to welcome Caritas Christi to our well-informed group of clients and look forward to working with each of its hospitals, medical centers, surgeons and PACs administrators."

Developed with the help of orthopaedic specialists, clinicians and radiographers, OrthoView can be implemented as a stand-alone application or integrated into many of the world's most well-known PACS systems including: Agfa, Siemens, Philips, McKesson, GE Healthcare, FUJIFILM Medical Systems, Amicas, and several others. OrthoView has been integrated into Caritas Christi's McKesson Horizon Radiology System (HRS) Medical Imaging PACs system.

About OrthoView:
OrthoView is the world's most widely used digital orthopaedic planning solution, used in hospitals and clinics throughout the globe. With a comprehensive library of digital templates from major orthopaedic implant manufacturers, OthoView offers pre-operative planning and templating for joint replacement surgery as well as specialist modules for pediatric assessment, limb deformity correction and spinal measurement. Quick and simple to use, OrthoView delivers accurate and reliable recommendations for the orthopaedic team. For more information visit http://www.orthoview.com or call 1-800-318-0923.

About Caritas Christi Health Care:
Caritas Christi Health Care, the second largest health care system in New England, is an integrated health care delivery network providing exceptional care to more than one million people annually. Caritas Christi operates the following acute care hospitals throughout Massachusetts: Caritas Good Samaritan Medical Center, Brockton; Caritas Norwood Hospital, Norwood; Caritas Carney Hospital, Dorchester; Caritas Holy Family Hospital and Medical Center, Methuen; Saint Anne's Hospital, Fall River; and Caritas St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, Boston. Caritas Christi also operates a 400-physician group practice, an academic medical research institute, a health sciences college, a clinical laboratory network, centers for hospice and home care, and an international medical services agency for the poor.

Contact:
Barbara Rudolph
Rudolph Communications
781-229-1811
bjr @ rudolphcommunications.com

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