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Compressus Announces Seattle Radiologists Interoperability Implementation
Date:5/15/2008

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 global worklist common to all connected users regardless of location or PACS. "Tied into all SeaRad sites, the unified virtual worklist is designed to enable physicians to read from anywhere within the Enterprise, automatically prefetch prior exams and patient information, and efficiently transmit images and cases between sites for consults or workload balancing. With the MEDxConnect implementation, we expect to realize significant workflow improvements resulting in faster and more accurate reports and better patient care."

The MEDxConnect System acts as a communications hub, enabling various PACS, HIS, RIS and other data information systems to connect and communicate across the Enterprise. Utilizing HL7, DICOM, and other standards, the System helps control the flow of images, reports, messages, standard patient demographics and other important data for diagnosis and treatment planning of a patient between otherwise independent and disparate systems.

The integrated imaging and data management solution from Compressus is designed to support a facility's current and expanded workload and provide an infrastructure for sustained growth. Building the functionality required for remote connectivity, the system enables users to access diagnostic images and reports in the existing data stores at each facility, increasing the level of medical care while reducing the associated costs.

"Radiology practices continue to be squeezed between the growing number of exams and diagnostic images and the shortage of certified radiologists. Compound that with an increasingly complex network of disparate PACS and healthcare IT systems with limited connectivity, and it becomes extremely difficult to provide seamless and cost-effective teleradiology services," said Janine Broda, vice president and general manager for Compressus Medical Solutions Division. "We are proud to work with leaders like Seattle Radiologists to develop and deploy comprehensive interoperability solutions designed to proactively protect the quality and safety of patient care."

About Compressus Inc.

Established in 2000, Compressus, Inc., is a software company offering proven interoperability solutions to the rapidly growing healthcare IT market. Its MEDxConnect software is the first solution that indexes, integrates and routes all relevant patient medical information to the healthcare professional in real time, thus dramatically improving physician efficiency, reducing enterprise costs and increasing patient safety. The MEDxConnect Products address the problems associated with integrating healthcare enterprises plagued by the lack of connectivity and interoperability between disparate islands of HIS, RIS and PACS systems. The MEDxConnect System is a suite of offerings designed to manage the workflow of an imaging healthcare enterprise. It has the power to connect disparate HIS/RIS/PACS systems and provide automated interoperability to the enterprise and allows an organization with disparate multi-vendor systems function as one virtual enterprise.


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