Dean McGee Eye Institute Selects ifa united i-tech as Its Future Electronic Health Record Software


ifa united i-tech, a U.S. subsidiary of ifa Systems AG, the global
leader for IT solutions in ophthalmology, announced that the Dean McGee
Eye Institute (DMEI) selected ifa EMR v6 as its future Electronic
Medical Record (EMR) system.

“Health IT will play an important role in the future practice of
ophthalmology,” said Gregory Skuta, M.D., DMEI President and CEO. “We
are dedicated to providing the highest level of patient care using the
latest technology platforms. This decision, spanning two years, was
based on a broad market analysis followed by a comprehensive evaluation
of the leading EMR vendors. The entire DMEI team of clinicians,
technicians, IT specialists and other future users were actively
involved in the selection process.”

“The Board and the entire team at ifa united i-tech are honored by the
decision of the Dean McGee Eye Institute to choose ifa systems as its
EMR application,” said Rainer Waedlich, Chairman of ifa Systems, AG. “We
are committed to the project and will establish, together with the DMEI
team, a ‘Center of Excellence’ for Health IT in Ophthalmology.”

About Dean McGee Eye Institute

The Dean McGee Eye Institute is one of the largest and most respected
eye institutes in the United States and houses the Department of
Ophthalmology for the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. Its
research and training programs are among the most highly regarded in the
country. More than half of the Institute’s ophthalmologists are listed
in The Best Doctors in America; its Director of Vision Research
is a past president of the International Society for Eye Research; two
members of the faculty are recent or current directors of the American
Board of Ophthalmology; three serve on the Board of Trustees of the
American Academy of Ophthalmology; and one recently served as president
of the American Glaucoma Society.

About ifa united i-tech

The ifa Group of Companies is a professional Health IT provider
dedicated to ophthalmology. With more than 10,000 user licenses
worldwide, ifa is the leading provider for Electronic Medical Record
systems for eye care professionals. The DMEI project will become a
“Center of Excellence” for ifa and INOVEON Corp., an ifa subsidiary
based also in Oklahoma City, OK. The US is the most rapidly growing
market for Electronic Health Records due to the government stimulus
incentives. The ifa system is ONC certified (Office of National
Coordination) and is compliant with all requirements published by the
American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO). The DMEI implementation process
will follow certified quality management regulations (ISO 9001:2008).
ifa Systems AG is listed in the Entry Standard of the Frankfurt Stock
Exchange (symbol IS8).

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