Patrick Mulcahy, CEO, EMD Systems Software, expounds, “We specifically design our solutions to function with this purpose in mind. It is a great business opportunity for us, as well asa source of pride. We as a company are proud of the fact that we are leading the way in providing better health care for the populations that we serve”. Backed by innovative technologies and
EMD’s industry knowledge along with its team of world class software developers allows them to develop best of- breed information systems
Emerging as a Major Force
After receiving a plethora of side job offers from healthcare organizations that the founders were engaged with, they realized that there was a void in HIT for custom software development – especially in medical imaging. Hence, the duo decided to leverage their decades of experience in the healthcare domain to establish EMD Systems Software in 2009. Additionally, they felt that by achieving success in the healthcare realm with all of its standards, intricacies, security, and integrity demands that it would be easy for them to enter into vertical markets to ensure the company’s stability and continued growth. Offering a ballet of HIT solutions including HL7, PACS, EHR, consultation services and many others, which are so cosmic that
“When we attend a trade show such as RSNA (Radiology Society of North America), we can look around the exhibit hall and know that EMD provides many of the technologies that are driving some of the biggest names in the industry. It is a moment of pride for us,” says Patrick. Perceiving employees as a resource to develop rather than as a mere raw material to exploit, EMD challenges its developers to learn new skills and domain knowledge. This is fostered by the company’s intentional cross pollination of skill sets with in different work groups. EMD inspires its developers by taking them to trade shows, where they can observe equipment that their solutions interact with or even control. Guided by Guy Kawasaki’s ideology, ‘Hire people who are better than you’, this marvel in the healthcare IT employs the best talents so that they can excel and keep the company on the cutting edge of technology and innovation.
Illuminating Healthcare IT Future
Unlike most vendors, EMD has the capability to provide solutions that are specifically tailored to the needs of a specific population or demographic in which that vendor or government agency is servicing. Hence, the company foresees a shift from developing for OEM vendors to developing solutions for government agencies. The demands on socialized/government provided services is increasing and EMD aspires to become the vendor of choice in the healthcare IT developer industry as it is uniquely positioned to empower these agencies with the tools to be successful.