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Press Releases from InterComponentWare AG (27 total)

ICW makes a substantial strategic commitment to focus on the U.S. market

Bala Cynwyd, PA, November 17, 2014 InterComponentWare AG (ICW), an international eHealth company headquartered in Walldorf, Germany, has invested substantially over the last two years to strongly focus on the current and future needs of the U.S. healthcare market, especially in the areas of Care Coordination and Care Management. Based on its mature, best-of-breed Health Information Exchange (HIE) and Master Patient Index (MPI) solutions, ICW has developed care management applications supporting

ICW Master Patient Index Successful with IHE Testing and HITSP

Wayne, PA, March 18, 2009 – eHealth specialist InterComponentWare (ICW) has successfully demonstrated its technological leadership in healthcare IT connectivity at the IHE North American Connectathon, the only large-scale interoperability testing event for the healthcare industry. For three years in a row, the interoperability of ICW's Master Patient Index (ICW MPI) has been designated as IHE conformant. The interoperability of the ICW MPI suc-ceeded in over 65 tests

Bulgaria opts for eHealth technology "made by ICW"

Sofia/Bulgaria, March 4, 2009 – Bulgarian Minister of Health Dr. Evgenii Zhelev, MD and Minister for State Administration and Administrative Reform Nikolay Vassilev today issued the country's first personal health records. The "Electronic Personal Ambulatory Book" was developed by eHealth specialist InterComponentWare (ICW) and Kontrax, a Bulgarian provider for medical practice management systems. The new solution will serve the same function as the paper-based personal ambulatory books of 40,000 state

Family Physician-Centered Health Care in Baden Württemberg to Become Easier

Improved Data Sharing Between Hausarzt+ and PMS Software Walldorf/Stuttgart, January 29, 2009 - In the run up to MEDIZIN 2009 four suppliers of physician practice management systems and InterComponentWare (ICW) announced that data sharing between their systems and Hausarzt+, an add-on software for the family-physician medical care contract in Baden-Württemberg, has been made ever more quick and easy. The releases for the second quarter of 2009 are already being delivered with

First Master Patient Index in Switzerland

Leading Swiss Private Clinic Group opts for ICW Professional Suite Zurich, June 2, 2008 – After an extensive tender procedure, Hirslanden, the leading Swiss private clinic group, has opted for the master patient index in the professional suite offered by eHealth specialist InterComponentWare (ICW). The proven ICW solution for the integration of heterogenous hospital technology environments will be used in the 13 private clinics and 100 centers of excellence and specialized

MW Center for Orthopedic & Sports Medicine is establishing new standards in medi …

Munich, May 8, 2008 – Physician of the German national soccer team and FC Bayern Munich, Dr. med. Hans-Wilhelm Müller-Wohlfahrt, specializing in orthopedic and sports medicine, will be opening the MW Center for Orthopedic & Sports Medicine in Munich today. Due to its medical specialization, its utilization of the latest technologies, and its focus on a high degree of mutual trust between the physician and the patient, this facility

Personnel news: Dr. Ralf Brandner takes over Management of ICW's ProfessionalGat …

Walldorf, 13.March 2008 – From now on Dr. Ralf Brandner will be in charge of the ProfessionalGate product line at eHealth specialist InterComponentWare AG (ICW). In this position, he is responsible for the product line\'s strategy and further development. Dr. Brandner succeeds Alexander Ihls, who now manages the newly created ICW Global Standards Office. The solutions Dr. Brandner develops together with his team are part of ICW Professional Suite. It offers

ICW establishes Global Standards Office: Alexander Ihls campaigns for standardiz …

Walldorf, March 12, 2008 - The eHealth specialist InterComponentWare AG (ICW) has established a Global Standards Office. With immediate effect, Alexander Ihls, head of the Global Standards Office, will be responsible for worldwide ICW cooperation with standardization committees and initiatives in the healthcare system and will drive the development of the newly founded Open eHealth Foundation. Global standards enables widespread use of information technology in the healthcare system, automation of processes

Framework Agreement signed at MEDICA:ICW and HP expand Partnership for Electroni …

Walldorf/Böblingen, November 28, 2007 – eHealth specialist InterComponentWare AG (ICW) expands its global partnership with Hewlett-Packard GmbH (HP), the worldwide leader in the field of products, solutions and services in information and image processing: At MEDICA, both companies concluded a global framework agreement about delivery, service, staging and support services for the health card connector ICW Box, which is in effect at least until the end of 2010. This reaffirms

Pilot project to test data access, security, and efficiency: Health eCard Initia …

Sofia/Slivnitza, Bulgaria, October 8, 2007 – The first electronic prescription in the new EU member state of Bulgaria was issued and dispensed at an event presided over by the Bulgarian Minister of Health, Professor Radoslav Gajdarski, and the Minister of Public Administration and Administrative Reform Dr. Nikolay Vassilev. The online transaction officially launched the pilot system for the Bulgarian electronic health card (eCard). The eCard initiative includes seven physicians, four pharmacies

Attractive high-growth Company: Strüngmann Brothers invest in eHealth Specialis …

Walldorf, September 24, 2007 – Santo Holding (Germany) GmbH of Hexal founders Strüngmann secured a 25 percent share in the eHealth specialist InterComponentWare AG (ICW). This transaction was performed by the purchase of newly issued shares in the context of an increase in capital stock. The present owners of ICW do not surrender any shares in this transaction. ICW will invest its newly acquired funds into the further expansion of its leading

LifeSensor technology provides the basis for scientific study:

Research study evaluates advantages and benefits of the personal health record for BARMER insured Walldorf, August 9, 2007 – BARMER, Germany’s largest health insurance provider, starts evaluating the effects of the personal health record on the health behavior and the situation for the provision of health care to its insured as part of a Germany-wide research study. A research working group led by Dr. med. Hanna Kirchner is responsible for the

On Health Journal Television

Talk Show Host General Norman Schwarzkopf Discusses ICW’s Vision to Transform Healthcare Delivery San Mateo, CA, July 31, 2007 – General Norman Schwarzkopf, host of Health Journal Television on CNBC, discussed on July 29 InterComponentWare’s (ICW) vision of a personal health record (PHR) as the driver that will transform healthcare delivery in the United States. ICW is a leading international eHealth provider and its mission is to establish a patient-owned, Web-based

Connectathon: ICW Master Patient Index passes IHE Conformance Tests

Walldorf, May 2, 2007 – International eHealth specialist InterComponentWare AG (ICW), with its ICW Master Patient Index (MPI), participated in a Connectathon hosted by the Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) initiative. The results show that the ICW MPI is now IHE-compliant. IHE has been annually publishing extended frameworks since 1998, which describe how to implement international standards (HL7, DICOM, etc.) using real-case scenarios. Once a year, interested manufacturers can demonstrate the

Agfa HealthCare and ICW announce eHealth collaboration

Mortsel, Belgium / Walldorf, Germany – May 10, 2007 – 11:00 CET Agfa HealthCare, a leading provider of IT enabled clinical workflow and diagnostic imaging solutions, and InterComponentWare AG (ICW), the eHealth specialist, announce today that they are intensifying their co-operation efforts. The non-exclusive agreement covers the development of seamless integration and interoperability between Agfa HealthCare’s Hospital Information System (HIS) ORBISTM and ICW’s eHealth Framework. EHealth solutions are aimed at improving

First Health Card Connector: ICW and Cisco Submit Healthcare Router for Licensin …

Walldorf/Berlin, April 30, 2007 – The operation company for the introduction of the electronic health card in Germany received the first connector for licensing pursuant to the current specification 1.0 today: eHealth specialist InterComponentWare AG (ICW) and network equipper Cisco submitted their jointly developed health card connector \"Cisco Healthcare Router\" to gematik for provisional licensing. With grant of the provisional license by gematik, the Cisco Healthcare Router can now be applied

Intersectoral Information System: ICW Networks Heidelberg University Hospital wi …

Walldorf/Berlin, April 24, 2007 – Heidelberg University Hospital, Germany, and its partner hospitals of the Health Centers Rhein-Neckar GmbH will be able to jointly access their patient’s medical data. Using the Professional Suite of the international eHealth specialist, InterComponentWare AG (ICW), this cooperation will enable those involved in a patient’s treatment to access medical data via an interfacility medical record. As one of the largest medical centers in Germany, Heidelberg University

Personnel News: Jeremy P. Coote Named CEO of ICW’s US Subsidiary

San Mateo, April 2, 2007 – As of April, Jeremy P. Coote has been named CEO of the eHealth specialist InterComponentWare Inc. In this role, the 47-year old will oversee all of the company’s operations in the North American market. Previously, Peter Reuschel, CEO of the Germany-based parent company InterComponentWare AG (ICW), had temporarily headed the US business. ICW is a leading eHealth specialist, focusing on the development of healthcare information

Improved Access to Patient Data for Hospital Physicians

ICW Hospital Networking Solution Optimizes Access to Patient Data Walldorf, April 4, 2007 – The hospital networking solution of eHealth specialist InterComponentWare AG (ICW) provides hospital physicians with faster and specific access to their patients’ medical data due to the optimization of access rights to its Virtual Medical Record. The new features allow doctors to access patient data at the proper time according to their involvement in the treatment process. Only the

Load Test with 100 Million Data Sets: ICW Master Patient Index Locates Patient D …

Walldorf, Germany, March 22, 2007 – 100 million patient data sets in one database, combined with queries made by up to 1,000 concurrent users result in response times of less than a second. This is in summary the result of a weeklong test of the ICW Master Patient Index (ICW MPI) at the Hewlett-Packard European Performance and Benchmark Center in Böblingen, Germany. A customer project required the ICW MPI to prove

Electronic health cards in Bulgaria: NHIF Assigns Pilot Project for Bulgarian El …

Sofia, December 15, 2006 – Three general practitioners, five pharmacies, and 1,000 patients will be included in the pilot project for a national electronic health card in Bulgaria. The Bulgarian National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) assigned the implementation of the pilot project to the international eHealth specialist ICW and Cisco, the world's leading provider of routing and network security solutions. The electronic health card pilot will take place in a small

European eHealth Conference 2006: ICW Presents Future Concept for E-Health in Eu …

Malaga, May 10, 2006 – InterComponentWare AG (ICW) presents its concept for the networked future of the European healthcare system at the stand of the Austrian EU Council Presidency at the European eHealth Conference, which will take place in Malaga from May 10 to 12. Besides the health ministers of the 25 Member States, the acceding and the EFTA countries, high-ranking delegations representing the healthcare, information and communication technology industry

Efficient Customer Service: BKK Hoesch uses ICW CareManager for DMP Management

Walldorf/Dortmund, April 12, 2006 – The BKK Hoesch insurance company will implement its new disease management program (DMP) for asthma patients with the ICW CareManager by InterComponentWare AG. With this new software solution, BKK employees can win over patients for the DMP program and subsequently provide them with optimum care. This ensures the efficient and customer-oriented processing of the programs for patients suffering from chronic diseases. The ICW CareManager provides a

New ICW Subsidiary: 'Technology for Health' now also in Switzerland

Zurich, March 1, 2006 – The international eHealth specialist InterComponentWare AG (ICW) is now represented in Switzerland, too: Based in Zurich, the new subsidiary InterComponentWare (Schweiz) AG will support the implementation of innovative eHealth solutions throughout Switzerland. ICW, which was founded in 1998 in Walldorf, Germany, and its subsidiaries in Austria, Bulgaria, and the U.S. have many years of experience in the still young growth market for eHealth: For example,

CeBIT Health IT: Electronic Health Card already works (not only) in Hanover

Hanover, January 28, 2006 – At the CeBIT 2006, InterComponentWare AG (ICW) presents a functioning system for the electronic health card at its stand D 22 in hall 9. The special feature: the ICW system not only includes the mandatory applications of the electronic health card like ePrescription or contract data management, but also the integration of the personal health record LifeSensor, an important voluntary application of the new

Online Health Prevention: Completely Individual and Professional Nutrition Progr …

With its LifeSensor Nutrition Assistant, InterComponentWare AG (ICW) presents a novel additional module for its web-based health record at the MEDICA 2005. The unique Nutrition Assistant completes the chain of online health care: health data, special add-ons for diabetics and cancer patients, a digital Fitness Assistant and now the Nutrition Assistant enable comprehensive prevention and health management with the LifeSensor health record. The new LifeSensor Nutrition Assistant supports the design of

Electronic Data Exchange in Bavarian Medical Network: Patient-Partner Associatio …

The Patient-Partner Association (PPV) and the German statutory health insurance AOK Bavaria have concluded a novel, GP-based agreement on integrated care, which for the first time requires electronic communication between the participating physicians and patients. The physicians' network with over 300 linked medical experts uses the Internet-based health record LifeSensor by the German eHealth company InterComponentWare AG (ICW) for this purpose. In the online health record LifeSensor, the attending PPV physicians

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