Navigation Links
Fujifilm Sees Significant Growth of Managed Services Business

CHICAGO, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Annual Meeting, Fujifilm Medical Systems USA announced that it has expanded its Synapse Managed Services capabilities to now include RIS hosting and tele-RIS capabilities.(1) The company has also established a partnership with Evolved Digital Solutions, Inc., Brentwood, Tenn., and will provide hosted RIS and off site archiving to their customers. These new developments are expected to further bolster the growth of Fujifilm's successful and rapidly growing Managed Services business unit.

True to its name, Managed Services was designed to enable Fujifilm to manage Synapse(R) PACS and its related IT functions, freeing facilities to fully concentrate on the delivery of care. The comprehensive Managed Services offering -- which originally comprised a set of turnkey, high-reliability solutions including software, system management, PACS hosting and disaster recovery -- now also includes RIS hosting, making Fujifilm the first major vendor to have this complete package. Made possible through the innovative use of virtualization technology, Fujifilm's RIS hosting is providing benefits for both existing and new Synapse Managed Services customers.

"With the addition of RIS hosting we can now deliver new opportunities for existing customers who are currently performing distributed diagnosis, as well as dramatically decrease start-up time and expense for new radiology group customers who want to maintain their focus on providing quality patient care," explained Reynold Yordy, Fujifilm's Business Manager, Managed Services. "Additionally, by leveraging the latest in virtualization technology, we've been able to speed deployment, increase system availability, and provide a more eco-friendly environment by reducing power consumption."

Tele-RIS services are another new addition to Synapse Managed Services. Designed particularly with the needs of teleradiology in mind, the tele-RIS functionality comes in the form of a single (otherwise known as a global) worklist. As the name implies, the single worklist enables radiology groups that read for multiple facilities with disparate PACS to have a single view of all studies they need to interpret. Because all orders and information are driven to one RIS, it creates tremendous efficiencies by eliminating the need for repetitively logging in and out of multiple systems. Having a single platform to read from also aids radiologist workflow by enabling the use of just one integrated RIS/PACS/Reportingplatform, versus having to learn and use as many different systems as there are different hospitals being serviced.

Fujifilm has also added to the Managed Services model through the newly established partnership with Evolved Digital Solutions, Inc. Evolved's RIS customers are actively being converted to Fujifilm's RIS and the Managed Services model, thus assuring that they can gain value from advanced technology they need and expect from an established and growing organization. Just some of the capabilities that the Evolved base will now benefit from include scheduling, billing, mammography tracking, and greater flexibility in communicating with referring physicians.

"From the start Fujifilm has had a clear differentiator by designing Managed Services as a true business model for productivity and growth, and not just as a simple hosting and recovery service," said Yordy. "We're excited about our new capabilities and our strategic partnership, and expect that they will continue to foster the unprecedented growth we've been experiencing."

During the past year the company has expanded the data center two and a half times its original size, and new customer growth is up 130 percent over the previous 12 months. Additionally, bandwidth has been increased ten times to speed the delivery of studies to all users.

For more information on Synapse Managed Services, visit RSNA booth #4039.

About FUJIFILM Medical Systems USA, Inc.

As one of the FUJIFILM Corporation family of companies with 70 years of imaging experience and more than $28 billion in sales, FUJIFILM Medical Systems USA, Inc. is a leading provider of diagnostic imaging products and network systems to meet the needs of healthcare facilities today and well into the future. Fujifilm's Synapse(R) PACS (picture archiving and communications system) provides a seamless solution for managing, storing and distributing images and information throughout the entire healthcare enterprise. Its Web integrated design and hardware-independence provide a technological infrastructure and deployment model that can be expanded upon in a myriad of ways to adapt to evolving technologies. FUJIFILM Medical Systems USA is headquartered in Stamford, CT. More information is available at

(1) Synapse Managed Services are not available in all countries.

(C) 2008 FUJIFILM Medical Systems USA, Inc.

SOURCE Fujifilm Medical Systems USA
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Fujifilm Receives FDA Approval for Unity SpeedSuite(TM)
2. Fujifilm Introduces Breast Imaging Diagnostic Workstation
3. Thinking Systems Corporation Announces Integration of Its ThinkingPACS(TM) for Molecular Imaging Into Fujifilms Synapse(R) PACS
4. Fujifilm Acquires Information Systems Vendor Empiric
5. Prophylactic cranial irradiation in small cell lung cancer significantly increases survival
6. Amid Improving Life Expectancy Rates, Risk of Premature Death is Still Significant for Americans, New Study Shows
7. Elliott Extremely Dissatisfied With Genzyme Bid for Bioenvision; Believes Offer Significantly Undervalues Company
8. Study shows adverse drug events reported to the FDA have significantly increased
9. Patent Expiries of Proscar and Flomax/Harnal Will Cause a Significant Decline in Near-Term Sales of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Drugs
10. Ericom Provides Significant Cost-Savings for Major New York City Healthcare Organization
11. Rehabilitation significantly underused after heart attack and bypass surgery
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/27/2015)... CA (PRWEB) , ... November 27, 2015 , ... ... use in Final Cut Pro X. With ProSidebar: Fasion, video editors can easily ... use ProSidebar as a minimalist title opener. Utilize presets featuring self-animating drop zones, ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... The ... prided itself for not only fulfilling the needs of advisers and clients but ... affordable price and providing top-tier customer service. However, there's always room for improvement, ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... 2015 , ... Avid collector, Andrew Hawley from Vintage Rock Posters, announces his ... is one of Joplin's most famous and beautiful concert posters. The concert was held ... Ann Arbor. The According to Hawley, "It is hard to believe that Joplin's stardom ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... November 26, 2015 , ... ... American Express Travel Representative. As a franchise owner, Somu now offers travelers, value ... cruise, destination wedding packages, private cruise sales, as well as, cabin upgrades and ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... November 26, 2015 , ... Pixel Film Studios brings ... with ProTrailer: Vintage. This newly styled ProTrailer pack comes with 30 all-new vintage-inspired ... font, giving users limitless opportunities to stylize and create designs quickly and easily, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/25/2015)... , Nov. 26, 2015  The total global healthcare ... 7% over 2015-2016. Latin America has ... , (excluding Japan ), is second ... continues to face increased healthcare expenditure. In 2013-2014, total ... declined from 43.5% in 2008-2009 to 41.2% in 2013-2014. In ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... 2015 AAIPharma Services Corp./Cambridge Major Laboratories, ... least $15.8  Million to expand its laboratories and ... . The expansion will provide additional office space ... demands of the pharmaceutical and biotechnology markets. ... provide up to 40,000 square feet of expanded ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... Israel , November 25, 2015 ... KTOV ) (TASE: KTOV), a biopharmaceutical company focused ... treatment of various clinical conditions, today announced the closing ... American Depository Shares ( ADSs ), each representing 20 ... up to 3,158,900 ADSs. The ADSs and warrants were ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: