Life Image and Dicom Systems Partner to Advance Healthcare Interoperability
Life Image Network with Advanced Data Sharing and Dicom Systems’ Internal Integration Expertise Combine to Automate Interoperability Within and Among Organizations Across the Healthcare Ecosystem
Newton, Mass. – November 13, 2018 – Life Image, the world’s largest global network for sharing clinical and imaging data, and Dicom Systems, Inc., a leader in enterprise imaging interoperability and workflows, today announced a strategic partnership to streamline clinical content access within and across provider organizations and health systems. Both companies already share a number of hospital customers and are Google Cloud Partners who are enabling novel capabilities in healthcare.
This collaboration will accelerate interoperability by combining the two companies’ large networks and integration capabilities, helping organizations to improve care, reduce costs, and drive new levels of workflow efficiency. The partnership will deliver a powerful combination of intra- and inter-system interoperability from Dicom Systems’ Enterprise Imaging Unifier Platform which ensures data compatibility among existing information systems (i.e. RIS. HIS, PACS, etc.), and Life Image’s global data-sharing network which facilitates the exchange of medical images, diagnostic reports, and other clinical data across provider sites, organizations, and networks.
“Dicom Systems and Life Image share a longstanding commitment to achieving seamless interoperability in an industry plagued by technical and institutional barriers to the free flow of compatible data,” said Dmitriy Tochilnik, President and CTO, Dicom Systems. “Together with Life Image, we will be able to address internal and external compatibility within a single healthcare organization, and fast, accurate, and secure information-sharing across organizations. This allows deeper and wider connections throughout the ecosystem to accelerate the development of the broadest network for medical information access.”
“Life Image has spent the past decade growing its global network and mastering standards-based interoperability. That experience has given us some unique insights for facilitating clinical collaboration across health systems,” said Matthew A. Michela, President and CEO, Life Image. “Partnering with Dicom Systems significantly expands our ability to meet the needs of healthcare organizations seeking to collaborate efficiently, especially under new value-based care models. With Dicom Systems, we expect to significantly expand the reach of our global network, and make comprehensive data interoperability a reality for healthcare systems across the U.S. and around the world.”
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About Dicom Systems, Inc.
Dicom Systems provides Enterprise Imaging solutions that simplify IT. The features-rich Unifier platform delivers functionality such as intelligent routing, SSL-based DICOM and HL7 integration tools, DICOM Modality Worklist, archiving and de-identification through on-premise, private cloud and leading cloud providers like Google Cloud. Proven at worldwide deployments, Dicom Systems is recognized by top healthcare enterprises, government agencies and partners for next-generation Enterprise Imaging. To learn more, visit www.dcmsys.com.
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