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Toshiba and Aprima to Offer the KIRAbook Ultrabook to Healthcare Providers in Ambulatory Care Settings

Companies mentioned in this article: Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc.

IRVINE, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Toshiba’s Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced a strategic relationship with Aprima Medical Software, Inc., a leading provider of Electronic Health Record (EHR), Practice Management (PM) and Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) solutions. Through this partnership, Toshiba will offer Aprima customers its premium KIRAbook® Ultrabook™ computer.

Some of the key features of the KIRAbook that Aprima customers will enjoy include:

  • At just under three pounds, a sleek and lightweight design and a resilient magnesium alloy build
  • 8GB of RAM
  • 256GB of storage
  • A 13.3-inch, 2,560 x 1,440 display
  • More ports than you'll find on most Ultrabooks: an HDMI socket, a memory card reader, a headphone jack and three USB 3.0 ports
  • An ultra-high resolution, color-calibrated 2560x1440 PixelPure™ display
  • A battery life rating of up to nine hours

“In the healthcare market, as with most businesses today, laptop performance and dependability are essential,” said Wesley Smith, director of Healthcare Information Systems, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Digital Products Division. “Through our strategic relationship with Aprima, we are delivering technology to help them provide point-of-care excellence and improved patient satisfaction.”

“Our customers are always looking for ways to improve their productivity, while maintaining the best possible patient care. We believe that KIRAbook is a great solution for those providers who are looking for a faster, more lightweight computer,” said Michael Nissenbaum, Aprima president and CEO. “We’ve chosen to partner with Toshiba because we believe the KIRAbook offers the performance and portability that our market needs.”

Aprima’s EHR and Practice Management solutions are designed to ease the transition for physicians moving from either a paper-based environment, or another EHR, to one where information technology makes it easier to practice medicine and run a business. Since 1998, Aprima has a history of helping physicians and healthcare organizations improve quality of care, patient satisfaction and the bottom line. The Aprima EHR/PM is an integrated system built on a single database. Aprima uses a fast, flexible design that adapts automatically to a physician’s workflow and sets the benchmark for ease-of-use, speed and flexibility. Aprima is one of the few companies with a 15-year track record of success, including Certification for Meaningful Use Stage 2 in 2013. To learn more about the details of this and other certifications click here or visit www.aprima.com.

Aprima will showcase their software on the Toshiba KIRAbook in Toshiba booth 5889 at the 2014 HIMSS Conference & Exhibition, February 23-27, 2014 in Orlando, Fla.

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More information on the Toshiba healthcare solutions available at www.toshiba.com/us/healthcare or 1.800.289.1400.

About Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. (TAIS)

Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., TAIS is comprised of three business units: Digital Products Division, Imaging Systems Division, and Telecommunication Systems Division. Together, these divisions provide digital products, services and solutions, including industry-leading portable computers; televisions, TV/DVD Combination products, Blu-ray Disc™ and DVD products, and portable devices; imaging products for the security, medical and manufacturing markets; storage products for computers; and IP business telephone systems with unified communications, collaboration and mobility applications. TAIS provides sales, marketing and services for its wide range of products in the United States and Latin America. TAIS is an independent operating company owned by Toshiba America, Inc., a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation. For more information on TAIS visit us.toshiba.com.

About Toshiba Corporation

Toshiba is a world-leading diversified manufacturer, solutions provider and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products and systems. Toshiba Group brings innovation and imagination to a wide range of businesses: digital products, including LCD TVs, notebook PCs, retail solutions and MFPs; electronic devices, including semiconductors, storage products and materials; industrial and social infrastructure systems, including power generation systems, smart community solutions, medical systems and escalators & elevators; and home appliances. Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 590 consolidated companies, with 206,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 5.8 trillion yen (US$61 billion). Visit Toshiba’s web site at www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm.

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