Topcon Healthcare to Support Transition of IBM Merge Eye Station and Merge Eye Care PACS Customers

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NEW YORK—Topcon Healthcare Solutions announced late last month that it is partnering with IBM Watson Health Imaging in an effort to support a transition plan for their Merge Eye Station digital fundus imaging platform and the Merge Eye Care PACS web-based image management system, two products from their global eyecare division that are being end-of-lifed ("EOL") as announced previously. As IBM plans to discontinue customer support for Merge Eye Care PACS and Merge Eye Station customers by the end of 2020, Topcon said it will provide a safe transition path for its customers, allowing them to migrate their patient data to Harmony, Topcon’s signature data management system. The system will allow users to automatically import images and reports from multiple diagnostic devices into a single web-based viewer. Read More