Industry visionary, innovator, and mentor was an asset to the global practice of radiology
BOSTON, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMICAS, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMCS), a leader in radiology and medical image and information management solutions, today announced that Board of Directors member Dr. Phillip Berman passed away on February 8, 2009, due to complications from lung cancer. Dr. Berman was 55 years old.
"We are profoundly saddened by the loss of our board member, dear friend, and impressive person, Phil Berman," said Stephen Kahane MD, president, chief executive officer, and chairman of AMICAS. "Phil's contributions and guidance over the years helped establish AMICAS as a leader in image and information management solutions."
Dr. Berman, a trained radiologist, was a prolific innovator in the radiology market. Berman's contributions to the industry ranged from shaping early-stage teleradiology ventures to helping to expand the market for computed radiography solutions to supporting the use of Internet technologies for radiology content aggregation, sharing, and delivery. His leadership and vision helped make AuntMinnie.com -- one of the leading Web sites for radiology and imaging -- the great resource it is today.
"Phil brought deep industry knowledge, an innovative spirit, and superb insights to the AMICAS team," said Dr. Kahane. "He helped guide AMICAS over the years and he helped us all become better people and better solution providers. All of us will miss his professional guidance and his personal friendship and support immensely."
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