A West Virginia company is digitizing medical records for Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., to improve speed and ease of access to files.
Information Manufacturing Corp., Rocket Center, W.Va., has been working on the project since early this year and recently got a one year-contract with an option to renew for three years for a total $3.76 million.
"The rapid and accurate delivery of up-to-date medical records and patient histories is absolutely critical to providing our military with the very best medical care," said Barclay Butler, vice president and general manager of health services operations for the company.
Information Manufacturing was founded in 1998 and has corporate facilities in Clarksburg, W.Va., Cowen, W.Va., Morgantown, W.Va., and Manassas, Va. It also has contracts with the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, among others. The company also has private-sector contracts to do healthcare data management.