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EpiCenter Helps To Pinpoint Cause of Outbreaks

November, 2011 -- This fall, listeria food poisoning from tainted cantaloupes resulted in 29 deaths across the United States—an event that WebMD called the “deadliest listeria outbreak in U.S. history.”

Hurricane Irene Classifier Monitors Storm-Related ER Visits

October, 2011 -- When meteorologists predicted that Hurricane Irene would make a significant impact in New Jersey, the state’s Department of Health & Senior Services contacted HMS to request that a classifier be added to EpiCenter—to identify hurricane-related ER visits.

Health Monitoring Systems Partners with New Jersey to Manage Potential Health Threats

Pittsburgh, PA -- Health Monitoring Systems (HMS) announces a major expansion in the coverage of its EpiCenter service to include all 8.7 million residents of New Jersey. HMS recently entered an agreement with the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services to connect every hospital in the state to the EpiCenter service, which electronically monitors community health.

NBC Affiliate Interviews Dr Thomas McGill and Kevin Hutchison about MediCenter
Pittsburgh, PA, August 1, 2010 -- Bill Flanagan of Pittsburgh's NBC affiliate (WPXI) interviews Dr. A Thomas McGill of Butler Memorial Hospital and Health Monitoring Systems' CEO, Kevin Hutchison. Butler partnered with Health Monitoring Systems to study the effects of electronic health information exchange on operations and patient care.   

North Shore firm's software tracks illness outbreaks
Friday, June 04, 2010
By Erich Schwartzel, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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