VA Awards Contract for Picis Anesthesia Record Keeping and Post-Anesthesia Care System for Same Day Surgery Clinics

Wakefield, MA, January 31, 2018  Picis Clinical Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of high acuity and perioperative software for public, private and federal government customers today announced that the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) has awarded a contract for the Picis Anesthesia Record Keeping (ARK) system for two clinics within the Veterans Integrated Services Network (VISN) Mid-Atlantic Health Care Network (VISN 6).

As part of the contract, the Picis team will implement ARK and Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) at the Kernersville and Charlotte VHA Clinics which will provide same day surgery offerings to the local Veteran population. This mature software has been installed in the commercial market since 2003, and is currently deployed at VHA in 78 facilities.  This recent award builds on VISN 6’s Picis foundation and extends its partnership with Picis across perioperative and critical care.

“We are grateful for our growing relationship within VISN 6 and the opportunity to serve as a core technology to help these clinics automate documentation and optimize high acuity care for our Veterans,” said Marcus Perez, EVP of Picis.

 

About Veterans Health Administration

The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,243 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,063 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.

 

About Picis High Acuity Solutions

At Picis we’re focused on automating the entire perioperative continuum. Picis Clinical Solutions is a global provider of innovative information solutions that enable rapid and sustained delivery of clinical documentation, financial and operational results in surgical suites and intensive care units of the hospital. Picis Clinical Solutions offers an advanced suite of integrated products focused on these life-critical areas of the hospital where the patients are the most vulnerable, the care process is the most complex and an increasing majority of hospital costs and potential revenue are concentrated. Picis, a wholly owned subsidiary of N. Harris Computer Corporation, is headquartered in Wakefield, Massachusetts. Picis Clinical Solutions has licensed systems for use at more than 400 hospitals worldwide.