McKesson solutions for radiology

McKesson’s solutions for radiology have a complete end-to-end workflow in one workspace and offer clinical, financial and operational benefits that address healthcare IT challenges both today and for the future. McKesson Radiology is designed for easy deployment on multiple devices and in multiple locations. The solution helps to lower cost of ownership, speed technology adoption and is created to address various user needs – from a complex radiologist reporting cockpit to clinical reference viewing. McKesson

Novarad, Dell partner on VNA solution

Novarad and Dell have partnered to create MARZ, a vendor-neutral archive (VNA) to store and manage patient data. This solution combines Dell’s Unified Clinical Archive for on-premise or in-the-cloud data storage and management with Novarad’s zero-footprint viewer, iPad viewer or optional clinical viewer for anytime, anywhere image and report access. MARZ’s XDS/XDSI protocol brings data together from disparate silos and stores it in a non-proprietary, open-standards format, enabling information and images to be shared in an HIE. Novarad/Dell

Customizable PACs solution

The EXAM-PACS family of Web-based PACS solutions provides leading-edge, affordable and scalable image management. Available as both enterprise server-based and cloud-based solutions, EXAM-PACS is designed for easy integration into imaging facilities of any size. Comprised of modular software components, EXAM-PACS enables any site to customize a solution to meet its specific needs and budgets or to add advanced functionality to an existing PACS solution. CoActiv

Consolidate images and patient records

Centricity Clinical Archive is a vendor-neutral solution that provides a highly scalable repository, intelligent image lifecycle management, IHE-XDS support and flexible tools to help consolidate and manage a variety of application data types across multiple departments, hospitals and regions. The zero-footprint, non-diagnostic clinician viewer interfaces with EMRs to provide a single point of access to view patient images and clinical documents. It includes Centricity Enterprise Archive, Caradigm eHIE, Centricity Clinical Gateway, NextGate MatchMetrix EMP, PACSGEAR PacsSCAN and more. GE Healthcare

Save radiologist dictation time

ModLink is a software solution that transfers structured report measurements directly into PowerScribe 360 | Reporting from Nuance. Using DICOM Structured Report (SR), HL7 or XML measurement data from modalities such as ultrasound, DEXA or CT, ModLink auto-populates the report with these values, saving valuable radiologist dictation time and reducing potential human error. This solution supports multiple modalities, vendors and reports, as well as advanced data types such as CT dose/contrast and injector system measurements. PACSGEAR

Speech recognition from the cloud and more

M*Modal has expanded its strategic relationship with Merge Healthcare. The partnership brings a unique combination of the M*Modal Fluency and M*Modal Catalyst technology platforms to Merge’s imaging customers, delivering cloud-based speech recognition, real-time business intelligence, structured multimedia reporting and workflow management for fast and accurate diagnostic interpretations. As part of a reseller agreement, Merge will bundle M*Modal Fluency for Imaging and M*Modal Catalyst for Radiology with its Merge PACS portfolio of imaging and radiology products. M*Modal/Merge Healthcare

Roentgen Works goes mobile

Roentgen Works, the platform that runs BRIT’s Roentgen Cloud DICOM sharing platform that includes 5 GB of free storage, is a browser-based solution that incorporates the latest technology for medical image sharing. Roentgen Works Version 1.5 features HTML-5 support for mobile devices, patient portals and enhanced image manipulation capabilities. WebWorks, the solution’s integrated viewer, displays many image formats and includes specialized cine tools for cardiac ultrasounds. BRIT Systems

Enhanced image-sharing tools

New capabilities for Carestream’s Vue PACS include a vendor-neutral Vue Motion viewer that equips healthcare providers to conveniently share imaging studies/reports with clinicians and referring physicians. Its MyVue patient portal, which allows patients to share images and reports, can boost patient satisfaction and earn additional referrals. The Vue RIS platform offers tools for radiation dose capture and tracking and is certified as both a complete EHR and an EHR module, making it an attractive offering for hospitals and outpatient imaging centers. Carestream

VNA for system-wide data consolidation

Synapse VNA (vendor-neutral archive) enables healthcare institutions to manage all types of data generated within their organization. Instead of the data being standards or non-standards based, Synapse VNA technology catalogs and maintains the data in a patient-centric model, allowing a single access point for EMRs and other systems. This solution aims to enhance image management, streamline workflow, reduce costs and, most importantly, improve patient care. Fujifilm Medical Systems

Tops in KLAS radiology software

interWORKS has been ranked first place for Radiology (Community) in the “2012 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services” report for the second year in a row. This solution offers enterprise-wide radiology workflow management within a user-friendly, Web-based system that ensures radiologists, administrators, technologists and other healthcare staff can securely and efficiently access needed information anywhere. Its native single-application, single-database design unifies RIS, PACS, dictation, transcription and report distribution into one platform that encompasses all aspects of radiology workflow. Avreo

Consolidate PACS workflow and more

The INFINITT PACS is a Web-based system that offers ultra-streamlined reading workflow. RIS, PACS, Mammo PACS, Cardiology PACS, 3D and other applications operate on a single-database platform: single desktop, single sign-on and a common user interface across applications. This solution has been proven in more than 2,700 facilities worldwide and achieved a no. 1 ranking in the “Top 20 Best in KLAS Reports: Software and Professional Services (Community Hospital)” in 2012 for the fourth year in a row. INFINITT

Remote cardiovascular image viewing

IMPAX CV Web+ transforms cardiovascular care delivery by providing physician access to cardiovascular images and reports regardless of location. This solution connects to all of an integrated cardiovascular information system’s studies and modalities. The vendor-neutral technology provides full access to all necessary tool sets and measurements via the hospital network or Web. It leverages either Citrix or VMware infrastructure to provide IMPAX CV customers with secure access to patient reports and images. Agfa HealthCare

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