Navigation Links
Innovative Danish Project Sets new Standards for Medical Imaging
Date:3/25/2013

CHICAGO, March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Lena, a senior Danish radiologist, who is on call from home miles away from the hospital, receives a call from Peter, a younger colleague on duty in the hospital. Peter needs an immediate second opinion. Lena logs on to the hospital EMR system over mobile broadband and sees all the patient data. The EMR system shows a 900 slice CT exam in the hospital and a prior CT study taken in a neighboring region. She pushes a button and in seconds the studies show up on the screen in DICOM quality. She sends Peter a text message inviting him to a real-time, online collaboration session to give him guidance using all the necessary diagnostic tools including all 2D and 3D functionalities.

This is neither a vision nor a dream but it is becoming the reality in Denmark.

Getting instant access to consolidated images and reports from outside radiology is still a dream for most radiologists and clinicians - even more so for images and reports from different regions and imaging platforms.

Three years ago the Danish regions decided to implement a new and visionary project called IBI (Interregional Image Index) providing instant access to diagnostic-quality DICOM, non-DICOM images and reports across Denmark. Radiologists and clinicians will be able to access examination results in seconds from any third-party application over common internet connections including mobile broadband. There is no need for radiologists and clinicians to pay any attention to geography, IT infrastructure, workstation type, etc.

The project was based on an independent analysis that showed a significant ROI primarily based on reducing the number of retakes and the amount of time spent on transferring studies between hospitals and regions. Obviously the project will also have a huge positive impact on patient treatment.

Region Zeeland in Denmark was chosen to front the project and to host the interregional infrastructure. The technology uses a VNA paired with EasyViz, a streaming-based enterprise imaging solution from Danish Medical Insight, and XDS infrastructure from Swedish Mawell.

For Denmark, this project is a quantum leap in simplifying the way patient data is accessed. There are no costly retakes and no waiting time, and there is fast access to clinical expertise and improved patient care, which adds complete mobility to clinical workflows.

About Medical Insight:

Medical Insight A/S is an innovative software company, headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, with a technology that revolutionizes access to medical imaging. Today, the EasyViz system is used in leading hospitals across North America and Europe and provides complete mobility for healthcare clinical workflows.  

For more information about Medical Insight, go to http://www.medical-insight.com

Follow us on social media:


For further information:
Frits J Thomsen, co-founder
Tel:  +45-61-46-04-01
Email: fjt@medical-insight.com
Web: medical-insight.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE Medical Insight
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Innovative Research Collaboration to Advance Next-Generation Methods in Peptide Discovery for Cosmeceuticals
2. Johns Hopkins University and Mt. Sinai Hospital of Toronto Honored For Innovative Use of Health Information and Technology to Improve Patient Care
3. Next-Generation Drug-Device Combinations Provide Innovative Delivery Methods for the Growing Biologics Market
4. Healthcare Innovation World Cup: Innovative Ideen zur Bekämpfung von Diabetes gesucht
5. Mylan Launches Innovative Portfolio of Antiretroviral Products for Treatment of HIV/AIDS in South Africa
6. State Food and Drug Administration Grants Approval to Sihuan Pharmaceutical for Clinical Trial of Innovative Drug -- Pinoxacin Hydrochloride
7. Novel Biomaterials Accelerate the Development of Innovative Wound Care Management Technologies, Finds Frost & Sullivan
8. Unilife to Showcase Broad Portfolio of Innovative, Differentiated Injectable Drug Delivery Systems at Pharmapack Europe
9. QualiMed Innovative Medizinprodukte GmbH, Based in Winsen Germany has Received Notice of CE Approval for its Line of Peripheral Balloons for the Treatment of Peripheral Vascular Obstructions
10. Contract Research Organisations offer Promise of Innovative, Safe and Effective Drug Development, Says Frost & Sullivan
11. Stratasys Objet Eden260V Wins "2013 Product Award - Top Innovative Equipment" from The Dental Advisor Magazine
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/27/2017)... 27, 2017 Leading Countries, Technologies and Companies ... expected to grow at a CAGR of 8.9% from 2016-2021 and ... at a CAGR of 9.1% from 2016 to 2027. The market ... ... benefit you Read on to discover how you can exploit ...
(Date:2/27/2017)... and PETACH TIKVAH, Israel , Feb. ... BCLI), a leading developer of adult stem cell technologies ... June S. Almenoff , M.D., Ph.D., FACP, and ... of Directors.  "Dr. Almenoff and Mr. ... come at an exciting time for our company," said ...
(Date:2/27/2017)... Feb 27, 2017 The Dutch ... NATO for use at the security level RESTRICTED. The solution ... NATO organization for the communication of classified information. ... Sectra and Samsung ... an eavesdrop-secure smartphone solution. Sectra Tiger/R is developed by Sectra ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:2/27/2017)... ... 27, 2017 , ... POUGHKEEPSIE, N. Y. – Peer-reviewed guidelines from the International ... the Center for Disease Control ( CDC ) and Infectious Diseases Society of America ... M.D. has compiled into a single volume a compelling argument that the disease does ...
(Date:2/27/2017)... ... February 27, 2017 , ... New Jersey ranks among the top ... and genders. And the need for advanced services is growing. , Project WE ... care program, in collaboration with their non-profit partners in their fight against cancer and ...
(Date:2/26/2017)... ... February 26, 2017 , ... LatitudeC Baby Products, ... today announced it would be offering some it’s exclusive product line to the ... quality and unique baby clothing/feeding products, will team up with AMAZON to distribute ...
(Date:2/26/2017)... ... February 26, 2017 , ... Occupational pesticide exposure is linked ... LRRK2 mutation, according to a study released today at the 1st Pan American ... link between pesticides and incidence of sporadic PD through occupational exposure. This latest ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... ... February 24, 2017 , ... ... development, education, networking and recognition opportunities as well as advocacy for the state ... Holmdel, NJ on February 23. The Council's Innovation Forecast event highlights innovation ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):