"Many patients don't realize that they have a legal right to request copies of their medical images," said Paul Cardullo, HeartIT's Director of Software Development. "All they need to do is ask their doctor for a CD with their images in the standard DICOM format and upload them from any PC or Macintosh computer. Patients can then decide whether or not to allow other people to view their images in a web browser and/or download the DICOM data to another part of the world."
Security on www.webpax.com is based on the same technologies used for online banking. As an added precaution, private information such as names and dates are automatically removed from the DICOM header during uploading.
HeartIT's headquarters are located in North Carolina's Research Triangle. Formed in 2000, HeartIT provides web-based medical image management services and computing systems to large hospitals and regional health care systems, as well as drug and device companies sponsoring multi-center clinical trials. Worldwide, HeartIT's systems currently provide secure web browser access to over 200 million medical images.
More information: www.heartit.com.
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