MEDxConnect(TM) System Enables Creation of Global Unified Worklist
Supporting Entire Enterprise Regardless of Location or System
SEATTLE, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Compressus, leaders in interoperability of disparate healthcare IT systems, and Seattle Radiologists, APC, of Seattle, announced today an agreement to implement a single Enterprise-wide worklist solution, integrating digital imaging and data management systems. The implementation, which will include eight SeaRad sites, was announced here at 25th Annual Meeting of the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM), May 15-18, 2008.
Supporting eight sites in the Seattle and Puget Sound area with 36 board certified radiologists, the Seattle Radiologists implementation involves the installation of a spectrum of MEDxConnect(TM) System components designed to enable seamless integration of disparate information systems and provide users the freedom to select best of breed PACS, HIS/RIS, EMS and CIS tools, regardless of vendor.
"As one of the largest and oldest radiology services groups in the Pacific Northwest, Seattle Radiologists prides itself on providing the highest quality patient care with state of the art diagnostic equipment and world-class radiologists. However, despite this investment, our patient care, our productivity and the ability to expand our referral base are continually hampered by the inefficiencies inherent to disparate healthcare IT systems," said Thuan Nguyen, IT director for Seattle Radiologists. "After a number of attempts to integrate disparate systems across our service locations, we selected Compressus to create a comprehensive solution to allow us to fully leverage our physicians' subspecialty expertise and get the right images to the right physician regardless of where they were generated or what system the physician is using."
According to Michael Peters, MD, president of Seattle Radiologists, the
ultimate goal was the creation of a glo
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