Version 2.2

Mon, Feb 18, 2002

Company Press Release

Orion Software Development Releases Version 2.2 of the Outcome Data Management System for Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Helping You Meeting HIPAA Guidelines

Longmont, Colorado — February 18, 2002 — Orion Software Development, a leading provider of medical outcome software solutions, today announced the availability of version 2.2 of the Outcome Data Management System. This release offers many enhancements that are the direct result of customer feedback.

“With this release of the Outcome Data Management System, we focused on getting people ready for the upcoming deadline for compliance with HIPAA. After talking with customers, we have added the safeguards needed for compliance” said Brandon Fuller, President of Orion Software Development. “While HIPAA is seen as being the more expensive than Y2K for health care, I am happy to be offering these new features to our existing customers at no cost to show our commitment to making low cost outcomes successful nationwide.”

General

  • New! User Accounts – Allows for creation of individual user accounts that can be used to restrict access to the patient data.
  • New! Audit Trails – Ability to track changes made to patient data.
  • New! Tips for SF-36 & SF-12 Scoring – Built in tips to make scoring the survey more efficient.

Data Fields

  • New! Primary Physician – Another option for tracking physicians in addition to our existing referring physician data field.

Reports

  • New! Physician Summary Report – Shows a either primary or referring physician summaries over a period of time.
  • New! Insurance Provider Summary Report – Shows a either primary or secondary insurance provider summaries over a period of time.
  • Updated! Birthdate on Patient Summary – Gives a unique identifier to help distinguish patients.

Benchmarking

  • Updated! Increased Security for Data Transfers – Update to the Internet export option for more secure data transfers.

A detailed list of changes made in each version of the Outcome Data Management System is available in the release notes.

Pricing

The version 2.2 is a FREE service release to existing owners of the Outcome Data Management System version 2.x. New customers can purchase version 2.2 for $650. An upgrade version is available for previous version 1.0 customers for $200.

Availability

The Outcome Data Management System version 2.2 is immediately available from Orion Software Development and its distributors. Existing customers can download the upgrade from the Orion Software Development web site.

ABOUT ORION SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT

Orion Software Development is a leading provider of medical outcome software solutions. The company develops applications that enable organizations to collect and analyze outcome data using a personal computer. The company’s flagship product, the Outcome Data Management System, is used in hundreds of cardiopulmonary clinics throughout the United States. Headquartered in Longmont, Colorado, Orion Software Development markets its products through direct sales and distributors, such as Quinton Instrument Company and Life Sensing Instrument Company. Orion Software Development can be contacted by phone at (720) 494-7950, via fax at (720) 494-7951, through e-mail at info@orionsoftwaredev.com or via the World Wide Web at http://www.orionsoftwaredev.com.

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