Merge Cardio Clinical System Administrator Training

This course is designed to educate participants in the Merge Cardio System and the use of related applications and functions. Upon completion, participants will have a working knowledge of the Merge Cardio System by successfully participating in extensive hands-on training using case scenarios requiring the operation of the Cardio Manager, WebAdmin and Workstation programs and database/network dataflow. In addition, an overview of the Clinical Reporting, CardioAnalytics overview, Web Viewer and Clinical Reporting Editor programs will be given, if applicable. This is a “Train the Trainer” approach and this student will be the site expert.
Who Should Attend?  The participant should have a good understanding of the hospital enterprise environment, familiar with exams and images for all cardiology modalities. Have clear communication paths with all cardiology stakeholders; Cardiologists, surgeons, Managers and clinical staff.  They should be familiar with computer technology and clinical practices of the department.
Course Outline
The 3 day Merge Cardio System Administrator Training – Clinical covers the following topics:
Cardiac Workstation

  • Modality specific Image Review & Structure Measurements
  • Creating filters, study Info management
  • EMPI cross-reference
  • Study Editing
  • Creating CD/DVDs, AVI/Bitmaps

System Administration Cardio Manager

  • Manage users, Acquisition Group mapping, Study list filters
  • Manage Patient & Study data, Order Management
  • Manage Imports – Manage Device exported data and match with images (optional)
  • Monitoring Audit & Event logs
  • Configure workstation settings
  • Configure EMPI, IPID
  • Clinical Reporting Editor manage Knowledgebase

Web Admin

  • Archive management
  • Demographic and Study management
  • Running System Reports
  • Mange Routing
  • Manage devices & modalities

Web Viewer

  • Image review
  • Web Reporting

Clinical Reporting

  • Generate a report, Report format
  • Echo Measurement population, Hemodynamics Data population, Device data population
  • Report confirmation, Electronic Report Distribution, EMR/HL7 outbound
  • Electronic Report Distribution


  • Basic overview of CardioAnalytics running statistical reports
  • Accessing MS Report Builder editing layout
  • Accessing CSI tool and searching finding CP codes & linked tables for statistical reports

Clinical Reporting Editor (optional)

  • What can be customized with CRE
  • Introduction to rights
  • Overview of CRE report editing


Customers / Employees

Timeline, Frequency, Duration
Frequency: Bi-Monthly
Duration: 3 Days

Watson Health
900 Walnut Ridge Drive
Hartland, WI 53029

Schedule: (Tuesday–Thursday)
Day 1: 8:30AM – 4:30PM
Day 2: 8:30AM – 4:30PM
Day 3: 8:30AM – 4:30PM

$3,500 per attendee — Refer to your contract for information on number of attendees included in your Implementation Package. Merge Training Cancellation Policy applies.