September 13, 2010 16:03 ET

SRS Partners With Medstrat to Offer a PACS Solution as Part of Unified Desktop for Orthopaedics

Integrated Solution Drives Productivity for SRS Clients

MONTVALE, NJ--(Marketwire - September 13, 2010) -  SRS, the leading provider of productivity-enhancing technology and services for high-performance physician specialty practices, today announced a partnership with Medstrat, the pioneer of orthopaedic PACS (digital x-ray) software. SRS will offer its clients an exceptional and innovative PACS system that is fully integrated with the SRS Hybrid EMR and the SRS CareTracker PM.

Capitalizing on its OpenPath™ technology, SRS will incorporate the PACS system so that clients access images directly from within the EMR. The product will be branded as the SRS PACS, powered by Medstrat, and will be implemented, supported, and serviced by SRS.

"PACS is another component of the SRS Unified Desktop that is essential for speed and productivity, and is particularly critical for orthopaedic surgeons," says SRSsoft CEO Evan Steele. "We researched many PACS companies and selected Medstrat based on its dedication to orthopaedics and our shared commitment to customer service as the highest priority."

"We are delighted to be working with the leading provider of EMR solutions for the orthopaedics community," says Michael Cowden, Founder and CEO, Medstrat. "We look forward to jointly helping physicians provide the highest quality care and service to their patients in the most efficient manner."

Michael Goebel, M.D., physician at Blue Ridge Bone & Joint Clinic in Asheville, NC, has been a successful user of both the SRS Hybrid EMR and Medstrat's PACS system. "We are delighted that our two primary software vendors have formed this agreement to integrate their systems. Having a single product interface and support network through SRS is a big plus for us."

About SRS

SRS is the recognized leader in productivity-enhancing EMR technology and services for high-performance orthopaedic practices -- with the largest national network of orthopaedists successfully using an EMR. Its key products, the robust SRS Hybrid EMR and SRS CareTracker PM, offer powerful and flexible solutions that streamline clinical workflows and enhance patient care. SRS increases speed, frees physicians' time, boosts revenue, and heightens patient satisfaction. Prominent orthopaedic groups overwhelmingly choose SRS because of its unique fit with the demands of their specialty. For more information on SRS, visit, e-mail, fax 201.802.1301, or call 800.288.8369.

About Medstrat
Medstrat originated digital x-ray imaging for orthopedic practices to meet the unique needs of the orthopedic surgeon and address the demanding challenges orthopedic surgeons face every day, including the pressure to reduce costs and deliver faster, higher-quality patient care. Based upon a proven, high-performing digital medical imaging platform, Medstrat allows for the elimination of film, chemicals, and processing, increases workflow efficiency and staff productivity, and provides significant cost savings. For more information, call 800-882-4224 or visit

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