Aprima 2009 First Electronic Health Record and Practice Management System to Announce Support for Microsoft Windows 7
Physicians who upgrade to Windows 7 gain improved functionality, stability and performance
DALLAS –Oct. 21, 2009 – Aprima Medical Software (originally iMedica), a leading developer of electronic health record (EHR) and practice management (PM) systems for medical practices, today announced its compatibility with Microsoft Windows 7 (32 and 64 bit PCs), due out for release on October 22nd. Aprima 2009 is fully compliant and tested with Microsoft’s latest Windows release.
“The release of Windows 7 operating systems emphasizes Microsoft’s strategic commitment to enable electronic health record vendors to fully enhance the power of the PC and address the demand of the medical community for improved functionality, stability and performance,” said Jack Hersey, General Manager for the U.S. Public Sector Healthcare at Microsoft. “Aprima’s support of Windows 7 enables its physician customers to boast the latest, proven technology in healthcare and take advantage of improved tablet PC functionality including multitouch capability, faster handwriting and medical term recognition, and speed-enhanced text prediction for note-taking.”
Physicians using Aprima’s EHR can easily take advantage of Windows 7 enhancements by simply downloading the Microsoft upgrade to their PCs. System enhancements include:
- 64 bit operating system/platform
- Expanded memory space
- Increased application performance
“Aprima proves once again that its engineering team leads the industry in enhancing its EHR / PM technology for the benefit of physician practices. The bottom line is that the more stable the technology, the better physicians can focus on patient care,” said Neil Simon, Chief Operating Officer of Aprima. “Our physicians love how Aprima works on their tablet PCs. With Windows 7 operating system, handwriting recognition is faster, more accurate and supports more languages. The multitouch capability (with the right hardware) frees physicians from the pen, letting them right-click, scroll and work with pictures using their fingertips.”
About Aprima Medical Software, Inc.
Aprima Medical Software, Inc., founded as iMedica in 1998, develops innovative electronic health record and practice management solutions for medical practices. Reach Aprimaat 866-960-6890, info@aprimaEHR.com or aprima.com.