ScImage Presents Enhanced EHR Image Integration with Correlated Study Meta-data at HIMSS 2013
New technology implementation helps Tucson Medical Center link data to EPIC EHR.
New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) March 03, 2013
In an all too common workflow challenge, Tucson Medical Center fought to streamline an arduous data capture process it had been battling with for a considerable period of time. Important measurement data captured during routine echocardiograms had to be manually entered into the core database of their EPIC Electronic Health Record (EHR).
The clinical data collected represents essential information regularly used in clinical analytics for patient outcomes, population studies and data mining. Exam images were already linked to the EHR through the central PACS provided ScImage. ScImage´s PicomEnterprise PACS was also used to database clinical measurements and results and create physicians´ reports.
ScImage helped Tucson Medical Center eliminate the redundant data entry effort by brokering the clinical measurements from echo and vascular exams and delivering the meta-data along with the images to the EPIC EHR.
This new technology has helped Tucson Medical Center virtually eliminate corresponding data entry costs and data entry errors.
Founded in 1993, ScImage, Inc. is a privately held company headquartered in Los Altos, California. ScImage is a global leader in the development of advanced medical imaging and workflow solutions for radiology, cardiology, orthopedics, obstetrics and electronic medical record content management. As a true enterprise PACS company, ScImage’s mission is to provide a shared infrastructure solution for all imaging intensive departments throughout the healthcare enterprise.
At the center of ScImage’s technology is PICOM, a web service technology that works independent of data types, modalities and departments to seamlessly deliver multi-modality image and information management, multi-PACS archiving, Cloud PACS services, offsite disaster recovery and telemedicine functionality. For more information about ScImage and the PICOM family of products, visit their website at http://www.scimage.com or call 1-866-SCIMAGE.
The company´s “PICOM” trademark denotes Patient Information and Communication in Medicine, which expands on the DICOM concept of Digital Imaging and Communication in Medicine.
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