From the November 2012 issue of HealthCare Business News magazine
Health care solutions software
(Booth 7513, Hall B)
MIM Software and RISLinQ will be showcasing their new joint software integration that combines the best of radiology and therapy response software with the industry’s leading radiology practice management solution. With the new integrated software, users will be able to access RISLinQ as usual for their patient’s worklists, order, reports, etc. But now, clicking on a single button will access either the MIMcloud based viewer or the full MIM software suite.
Mammo Viewbox Advanced Workstation
(Booth 3661, Hall A)
Connect Imaging, Inc. partnered with Dr. Mark Jundanian,
Saint Anthony Hospital, and Integrated Modular System to bring to market the Connect Imaging Mammo Viewbox Advanced Workstation. This breakthrough workstation implements hanging protocols with staged views, providing unlimited layouts and comparison presentations for the radiologist. It has been integrated with imsi-Voice Interactive as well as the Connect Imaging Radiology Information System to provide the radiologist with an unparalleled tool for reading digital mammography in a fully integrated workstation environment. This advanced workstation is also a multi-modality viewing station.
New technical resources section
(Booth 4000, Hall A)
Dunlee is proud to introduce a new Technical Resources section. Here, you have access to best practice bulletins, technical tips, the Dunlee App, and the Tube Service Assistant (TSA). The Dunlee App features tools such as quick access to technical support, the latest product information, and the TSA, Dunlee’s exclusive step-by-step tube installation guide.
interWORKS Meaningful Use Module
(Booth 4436, Hall A)
With Avreo’s new interWORKS Meaningful Use Module for Ambulatory, imaging Centers and other radiology centric organizations can achieve meaningful use while incorporating MU data collection in a workflow that fits their organization. Avreo interWORKS in conjunction with the new interworks Meaningful Use Module for Ambulatory offers truly unified certified ambulatory EHR, RIS, and PACS within a single application, single database solution. This innovative web-based design provides access to your patients’ electronic health records throughout your healthcare enterprise via secure, WAN optimized connectivity. Avreo offers cross-platform support, including Windows, Mac OS X, Apple iOS, and Android to facilitate communication and information exchange.
(Booth 7354, Hall B)
Metrasens’ Ferroguard Assure is the new and unrivalled solution to your MRI ferromagnetic detection and safety needs. With Ferroguard’s unique Visual Early Warning (ViEW) technology, you can be confident of being alerted to risk items well in advance of the MRI doorway, providing ample time to react. Now with Ferroguard Assure’s Smart AlarmT you and your team will benefit from seamless workflow around the doorway and the absolute minimum in false alarm frequency. Topped off by premier planning, installation, ongoing technical support, and accredited training options for your staff. Ferroguard Assure is truly your first and no-compromise choice for MRI safety.
Spectre Wireless Foot and Hand Switches
(Booth 6630, Hall A)
TransAmerican Medical Imaging will exhibit the latest SPECTRE wireless hand and foot switch systems for GE-OEC Series 9800 and 9900 C-Arms plus the new design wireless foot switch for Philips fixed cardiovascular systems. Both the hand and foot switch work just like the originals but wirelessly from up to 50 feet! SPECTRE eliminates broken and dirty cables. Setup is plug-and-play and will not interfere with other hospital equipment. FDA 510K and UL approved.
McKesson Enterprise Image Repository
(Booth 231, Hall D)
McKesson Enterprise Image Repository is a solution, independent from Horizon Medical Imaging and other PACS, that archives and manages image data on behalf of the systems with which it interfaces. McKesson’s new standalone enterprise imaging repository – provides a common archive – that reduces the escalating, image-management-related expenditures, including hardware and operating costs, through system consolidation. While also supporting image data sharing between disparate health care enterprises or systems, where such sharing is permitted, McKesson Enterprise Image Repository simplifies enterprise-wide access to image information with a single point of distribution for image data.
(Booth 5620, Hall A)
VirtualCARE is MEDRAD Services’ remote service and support offering. VirtualCARE provides our customers the benefits of remote diagnosis and troubleshooting, proactive response to critical errors and remote software updates. VirtualCARE provides a safe, secure, real time connection to our Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through a health care site’s firewall.
ZIR and ZAIP
(Booth 7113, Hall B)
Ziehm brings more imaging: The brand new adaptive filters ensure enhanced image quality for the broadest range of Ziehm Imaging C-arms. Two newly developed algorithms, ZIR (Ziehm Iterative Reconstruction) and ZAIP (Ziehm Adaptive Image Processing) adapt filter settings in real time for even clearer display of anatomical structures and sharper edges. The result: intraoperative imaging at its best.
(Booth 7021, Hall B)
Vidar, the world’s leading provider of high-quality medical film digitizers sets the industry standard in digitizing with its new DiagnosticPRO Edge to a new level of performance. With double the scanning speed DiagnosticPRO Edge allows for more studies in half the time. Its dual use for mammography and radiology guarantees the flexibility needed in today’s radiology environment. Where Vidar is already known for its high quality the DiagnosticPRO Edge delivers even more exceptional image quality and consistency.
4MP and 5MP monitors
(Booth 3821, Hall A)
Eizo Nanao Technologies Inc. will unveil a new 4MP (2560 x 1600 native resolution) color LCD monitor amd a 5MP (2048 x 2560 native resolution) monochrome LCD. Both models are LED backlit monitors ensuring stable and reliable performance while increasing the service life. An integrated front sensor housed within the front bezel measures brightness and grayscale tones and calibrates to the DICOM Part 14 standard. Without having to connect and disconnect, an IFS performs QC tasks and does not interfere with the viewing area.
(Booth 4032, Hall A)
Medic Vision is offering SafeCT a universal CT image reconstruction add-on system delivering diagnostic image quality to studies acquired over a wide range of exposure parameters. It enhances image quality on lowdose scans acquired on CT scanners from GE, Siemens, Toshiba, Philips and others. Proprietary iterative reconstruction algorithms dramatically enhance the SNR of images acquired over a wide range of radiation levels. Its use eliminates the need to replace existing CT systems with new scanners to achieve low dose CT scans results. SafeCT is currently being used in hospitals as well as medical imaging practices in the U.S. and abroad. The product is being distributed in the U.S. by Atlantis Worldwide.