Veterans Health Administration Awards Anesthesia Record Keeping Contract to Picis Clinical Solutions, Inc.

VHA Hospitals in New York and New Jersey to Benefit from Software and Hardware Upgrades

Picis Clinical Solutions, Inc. (Picis), today announced a contract award for a major upgrade of its Anesthesia Recordkeeping (ARK) Software and Post Anesthesia Care Software and supporting hardware at major New York and New Jersey VA Medical Centers (VAMC). The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) awarded the contract for upgrades at various sites across VISN 2 including: The James Peters VAMC, VA New York Harbor in Brooklyn, VA New York Harbor, in Manhattan, VA New Jersey HCS in East Orange, and Northport VAMC.

Picis and its prime contractors will upgrade the perioperative software, hardware, and workstations, which provides enhanced automation and reporting functionality for certified Nurse Anesthetics, Anesthesiologists, and other high acuity clinical staff. The upgrades will also provide the necessary tools to better manage the surgical/anesthesia patient information for veteran patients.

Marcus Perez, Executive Vice President, Picis, notes, “The opportunity to strengthen our partnership with VISN 2 through software and hardware upgrades is noteworthy as these upgrades will allow VAMC to continue to provide high quality care for our veterans in New York and New Jersey.” Perez continued, “The VHA depends on Picis’ ARK to meet its mission and goals, and this recent award continues to build on VISN 2’s Picis foundation and extends its partnership with Picis across perioperative and critical care.”

Picis is a leading provider of high acuity and perioperative software for public, private and federal government customers. ARK is used in over 78 VA hospitals by those responsible for providing care to the veterans, throughout all the points of surgical and anesthesia health care in a timely and compassionate manner.


Picis 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.

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