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SSIE Security Services Information Element ), CompuMed's DICOM distributor in the People's Republic of China. Distribution by SSIE augments existing sales in China of the film-based OsteoGram system by Golden Xi Tong in Tianjin.
SSIE sold its first DICOM OsteoGram system to a prominent hospital in Zhejiang Province for integration with a major manufacturer's computed radiography (CR) platform. The incidence of osteoporosis is high among the Chinese population, and the government has identified the disease as one of its most important long-term health concerns.
"We are delighted to announce delivery of our first DICOM OsteoGram system to the burgeoning Chinese market," said Jerry McLaughlin, CompuMed's 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're also encouraged by how the system will be implemented. The hospital's plan reflects CompuMed's DICOM strategy, which stresses workstation consolidation. The goal is to enable clinicians to utilize software applications integrated into digital imaging platforms. This helps reduce the need for additional dedicated equipment, redundant computer workstations and specially trained staff."
The DICOM OsteoGram represents the latest advancement to CompuMed's popular software-based imaging system for screening, diagnosing and monitoring osteoporosis. It uses a digital image derived from filmless x-ray equipment to enable clinicians to perform accurate and precise osteoporosis testing. DICOM (Digital Communications and Imaging in Medicine) is the information standard that allows the new generation of medical imaging equipment to interconnect. DICOM-based systems, such as filmless x-ray platforms and 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. network servers, have become a high growth segment of the medical imaging market.
Founded in 1973, CompuMed, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: CMPD) is a leading provider of computer-aided telemedicine and diagnostics technology. The company's core products are the OsteoGram and CardioGram cardiogram /car·dio·gram/ (kahr´de-o-gram?) a tracing of a cardiac event made by cardiography.
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precordial cardiogram kinetocardiogram. systems. The OsteoGram, which is cleared by the FDA FDA
Food and Drug Administration
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n.pr the abbreviation for the Food and Drug Administration. for commercial use, is an accurate and precise technology for low-cost osteoporosis testing. The CardioGram is a pioneering telemedicine system that remotely interprets electrocardiograms on a real time basis. Used by private practice, government and corporate healthcare providers nationwide, it also has the capability to automatically provide an over-read (i.e., follow-up review) by a cardiologist. CompuMed is headquartered in Los Angeles.
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