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CaseVue compliments the radiologist's workflow and enables the simple selection of key images and the rapid authoring of teaching files directly from the AMICAS PACS (Picture ArChiving System) A storage and management system for high-resolution images. Typically pertaining to the medical field, images such as X-rays, MRIs and CAT scans require a greater amount of storage than other industries. workstation. In one click, users can launch an embedded AMICAS Vision Series PACS viewer to view corresponding studies in PACS directly from caseVue teaching files.
This integrated top-of-the-line teaching file support system has been successfully deployed at Delnor-Community Hospital, which has been credited with some of the highest patient and physician satisfaction scores in the nation. Located in Geneva, Illinois Geneva is a suburb of Chicago located in extreme eastern Kane County, Illinois. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 19,515. It is the county seat of Kane CountyGR6. , Delnor has received awards for being in the top 10 percent nationally for quality of care, emergency care, and surgery.
"AMICAS has demonstrated its leadership through industry leading workflow oriented image and information management solutions that empower healthcare organizations to provide high quality patient care," said Kyle Lawton, peerVue CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. . "We are extremely pleased that AMICAS, a company that has led the industry with Web-based PACS and other important innovations, has chosen to offer the peerVue technology to AMICAS customers, thereby extending peerVue's ability to deliver solutions that improve patient care."
"Based on input from our Medical and Technical Advisory Boards, we believe our customers will benefit from both the value of a solution such as caseVue as well as the ease of access and use derived from the tight integration," said Catherine Donohue, director of PACS product management at AMICAS.
Delnor will implement the caseVue solution with integration to their AMICAS PACS to enable filmless teaching file functionality, and to facilitate the education of colleagues and residents by drawing on the subspecialty subspecialty,
n a limited portion of a narrowly defined professional discipline. E.g., surgery is a specialty of medicine and pediatric vascular surgery is a subspecialty. expertise available within Delnor.
"With caseVue's seamless integration An addition of a new application, routine or device that works smoothly with the existing system. It implies that the new feature or program can be installed and used without problems. Contrast with "transparent," which implies that there is no discernible change after installation. with AMICAS, the radiologist can save a case as a teaching file for later recall and continue reading without interrupting the interpretation process," said Craig Nasralla, M.D., Staff Radiologist at Delnor-Community Hospital.
"As a central teaching file repository, cases are instantaneously available 24/7 to any radiologist without having to look for them in the file room, as done prior to caseVue," said Brian Daily, PACS administrator at Delnor-Community Hospital.
In addition to the caseVue partnership, AMICAS and peerVue are collaborating on peerVue's next niche solution, qaVue(TM), which focuses on Interpretation Quality Management and Peer-Review.
About AMICAS, Inc.
AMICAS, Inc. is a leader in radiology and medical image and information management solutions. The AMICAS(R) Vision Series(TM) products provide a complete, end-to-end solution (jargon) end-to-end solution - (E2ES) A term that suggests that the supplier of an application program or system will provide all the hardware and/or software components and resouces to meet the customer's requirement and no other supplier need be involved.
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n the health services provided on an outpatient basis to those who can visit a health care facility and return home the same day. facilities, and radiology practices. Acute care and hospital clients are provided a fully-integrated, HIS/RIS-independent PACS, featuring advanced enterprise workflow support and scalable design. Complementing the Vision Series product family is AMICAS Insight(TM) Solutions, a set of client-centered professional and consulting services that assist our customers with a well- planned transition to a digital enterprise.
For more information, visit http://www.amicas.com or call 617/779-7878.
About peerVue, LLC (Logical Link Control) See "LANs" under data link protocol.
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peerVue provides software and service solutions to integrate, streamline, and distribute clinical information and images across the healthcare enterprise. peerVue strives for measurable improvements in healthcare delivery by assisting both IT vendors and care delivery organizations in realizing their mission. Offices in Vermont, New Hampshire New Hampshire, one of the New England states of the NE United States. It is bordered by Massachusetts (S), Vermont, with the Connecticut R. forming the boundary (W), the Canadian province of Quebec (NW), and Maine and a short strip of the Atlantic Ocean (E). (USA), and Wan Chi (Hong Kong).
For more information, visit http://www.peervue.com or call 877/572-9505.