"Lisa is a leader who delivers real value to MITA Members through her work with DICOM
," said Patrick Hope, MITA executive director.
Hyland Healthcare's ModLink software uses DICOM
Structured Report or HL7 measurement data from ultrasound, DEXA, and CT devices to auto-populate reports in voice recognition systems.
Utilizing their 'print to DICOM
' feature, users can print documents, reports, or images of various types as a DICOM
file into a patient folder to ensure a complete view of the patient.
The Extra Express division of Dicom
provides comprehensive warehousing and related delivery services to blue-chip accounts throughout California.
George Logistics (STG) has acquired the Extra Express division of Canada-based ground transportation services provider Dicom
Transportation Group, both majority owned by private equity firm Wind Point Partners, the company said.
"Every 24 hours, DISC receives and archives an average of 5,000 dental imaging exams from over 150 Army dental clinics worldwide," says Florent Saint-Clair, Dicom
An actual PACS replacement is not the only way to do this, but this is as good an opportunity as any to put a strategic focus on rearchitecting the infrastructure, embracing a more vendor-agnostic content storage paradigm (that includes DICOM
, as well as non-DICOM content such as waveforms, movies, sound, stills, etc.) that accounts for specific workflow needs beyond radiology.
The other three hospital facilities have a merged facility image cache--the same DICOM
engine as the larger hospitals, but only 60 days' worth of storage.
The Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM
) standard begins in 1983 when The American College of Radiology (ACR) and National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) formed a committee to develop standard unifying digital information interoperability.
Although standardization efforts conducted by standardization bodies, such as Health Level Seven (HL7) (1) and Digital Imaging and Communication in Medicine (DICOM
), (2) are progressing to provide integration solutions, HL7 or DICOM
messages usually contain many optional or ambiguous data fields so that being DICOM
or HL7 compliant does not guarantee simple and direct integration.