Greater Houston Healthconnect, one of the largest health information exchanges in the nation, serves 20 counties in Southeast Texas and is collaborating with DICOM Grid to create community-wide access to diagnostic imaging.
"DICOM Grid's technology is being made available to 15,000 physicians and 130 hospitals in the region, to deliver immediate access to imaging at the point of care," says Phil Beckett, PhD, Healthconnect's Acting CEO and Chief Technology Officer. "Being able to electronically retrieve prior imaging will mean providers can make more informed treatment decisions and help to eliminate unnecessary duplicative tests, which are often not reimbursable. We believe this will save dollars and reduce radiation exposure for patients."
Recently recognized by KLAS Research, DICOM Grid manages over 1.2 billion images for users world-wide, who use its secure, HIPAA compliant imaging software to facilitate CD ingestion, image sharing, patient transfers, remote reads, and disaster recovery. For more information about DG Suite and DICOM Grid, visit www.dicomgrid.com.
About DICOM Grid:
Founded in 2006, DICOM Grid is a healthcare IT company that makes digital medical imaging accessible to medical facilities and physicians. Based in Phoenix, Arizona, DICOM Grid has secured $30.9 million in funding backed by Canaan Partners, CHL Medical Partners, Mayo Clinic and individual investors. DICOM Grid's product line, DG Suite, allows healthcare organizations of all sizes to manage diagnostic imaging and related health data safely in the cloud. For more information, visit
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