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InterSystems and Four Points Technology Partner on $37.7 Million Contract Renewal With Department of Veterans Affairs

Partnership Delivers CACHÉ High-Performance Database, Support For VistA Electronic Health Record System

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Release Date: Tuesday, November 4, 2008

InterSystems Corporation today announced that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has renewed a contract for Four Points Technology, LLC to provide the InterSystems  CACHÉ ® high—performance object database for the VistA electronic health record (EHR) system. The contract for enterprise software and maintenance services has been increased to $37.7 million for the current option period.

The leading database provider in healthcare, InterSystems develops and markets innovative database, integration and business intelligence software. In addition to CACHÉ , InterSystems offers the InterSystems HealthShare ™ platform for regional and national electronic health records, InterSystems  DeepSee ™ embedded real—time business intelligence software and the InterSystems  Ensemble ® rapid integration and development platform. Ensemble has been ranked number one for interface engines for the last two years by KLAS, a leader in healthcare technology research. Four Points Technology in Chantilly, Va. is a technology solutions service—disabled veteran owned small business specializing in the public sector market.

"InterSystems has been providing software products to support VA healthcare projects for more than 20 years," said Paul Grabscheid, InterSystems Vice President of Strategic Planning. "Leading the way towards truly connected healthcare, the agency is utilizing CACHÉ to develop and deploy breakthrough initiatives that have been recognized worldwide for their success in enabling optimal care delivery. We appreciate the opportunity to continue this extremely successful working partnership with our solutions partner, Four Points Technology."

"It's a pleasure to partner with InterSystems to deliver the database software that is the foundation of the VA's VistA electronic health record EHR system," said David Gilchrist, President of Four Points Technology. "VistA serves as a model for EHR technology efforts all over the world. We are looking forward to continuing our work with InterSystems on this initiative."


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About InterSystems

InterSystems CACHE' is a high performance object database that makes applications faster and more scalable. InterSystems Ensemble® is a seamless platform for integration and the development of connectable applications. InterSystems HealthShare™ is a platform that enables the fastest creation of an Electronic Health Record for regional or national health information exchange. InterSystems DeepSee™ is software that makes it possible to embed real-time business intelligence capabilities in transactional applications. InterSystems TrakCare™ is a Web-based healthcare information system that rapidly delivers the benefits of an Electronic Patient Record. For more information, visit InterSystems.com.

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About DeepSee

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About Ensemble

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About HealthShare

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About Cache

InterSystems has enhanced the Caché database with MultiValue data access. Caché natively supports MultiValue data files and dictionaries, a MultiValue query language, MultiValue Basic, PROCs, and more.

Not only do MultiValue applications run on Caché, but the skills that built those applications can be used throughout the InterSystems technology stack. MultiValue developers can take advantage of:

  • Object syntax in MultiValue Basic
  • Seamless SQL and object projections of data
  • Web services
  • InterSystems Zen technology for building rich, interactive Web interfaces
  • Advanced security features
  • Browser-based system management
  • InterSystems DeepSee for embedded real-time business intelligence
  • InterSystems Ensemble for integration and work flow

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