Annapolis, MD and Houston, TX / PRWeb / March 11, 2014— RadSite™ and DICOM Grid will host a free webinar titled, The Future of Medical Image Sharing: Improving Data Exchange on the Cloud. The education-based, conversational style session will examine how medical image sharing provides value to imaging practices as well as to the related health facilities and patients they serve. DICOM Grid and RadSite are committed to the importance of empowering health care organizations with the ability to access, share, manage, and store complex diagnostic images securely—anytime, anywhere.
During the hour-long session scheduled for March 18, 2014, at 12:00 p.m. ET, DICOM Grid leadership and RadSite experts will examine how medical image sharing provides value to practices and the organizations and patients they work with and treat. Highlights will include:
• Security: Balancing big data and patient privacy
• Integration: PACS and RIS
• Transitioning: How to overcome resistance
• Scalability: How to manage an influx of imaging data
To register for the webinar, please click here.
“Access to medical images gives care providers a more complete record of a patient’s profile and helps give text-based records contextual support,” says Morris Panner, CEO, DICOM Grid, a webinar panelist. “By providing streamlined access to all types of data, including image exams, physicians and medical staff can greatly improve daily workflow and positively impact patient care.”
This webinar is designed for providers, health plans and other professionals seeking guidance on compliance with recently enacted legislation, or those simply interested in additional education on options available for cloud-based medical image sharing.
“As an organization focused on quality and safety, RadSite recognizes the role medical image sharing plays in setting standards within the industry,” says Junellen Neese, RadSite’s director of operations and the webinar moderator. “DICOM Grid is a health IT company dedicated to making digital medical image exchange accessible and affordable to all.”
RadSite offers an array of quality-based, cost-savings assessment, certification and accreditation programs that promote best practices in imaging and other specialty services across the United States and its territories. The comprehensive programs highlight opportunities for imaging facilities to achieve a high level of quality that benefits all members of the health care continuum. RadSite also offers educational and reporting services for health plans, imaging providers, regulators, consumers and others.
Morris Panner, CEO, DICOM Grid
Morris Panner is an experienced software executive, having recently built and sold an industry-leading business process software company, OpenAir, Inc., to Larry Ellison’s on-demand software company, NetSuite. Previously, Panner had worked in healthcare IT, partnering to form an early teleradiology venture. Morris also has worked as a federal prosecutor for the U.S. Department of Justice and as a corporate attorney with Wachtell, Lipton where, among other things, he represented major pharmaceutical companies.
Ricardo Cury, MD, FSCCT, DICOM Grid
Dr. Cury serves as the director of cardiac imaging at Baptist Hospital of Miami and Baptist Cardiac and Vascular Institute, as well as radiology chairman and CEO of Radiology Associates of South Florida, and vice chairman of radiology at Florida International University. Dr. Cury is currently spearheading DICOM Grid’s Brazil Operation.
Junellen Neese, Director of Operations, RadSite
A part of HealthHelp, RadSite’s parent company, since 2005, Neese initially joined the company to develop the RadSite Assessment Program (RAP). Before joining HealthHelp, she developed web interfaces at Enron to support gas trading activities, and served 13 years in the travel industry where she headed Aeromexico Airline’s Customer Service Department for their International Division. Today, she is focused on ensuring RadSite’s growth and future opportunities have a positive impact on medical imaging quality and safety.
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About RadSite™ (www.radsitequality.com)
Founded in 2005, RadSite’s mission is to promote quality-based practices for imaging systems across the United States and its territories. RadSite has reviewed over 24,000 imaging facilities covering about 60,000 imaging systems. RadSite’s certification and accreditation programs help assess, track and report imaging trends in an effort to enhance imaging procedures and outcomes. RadSite also offers educational programs, publishes issue briefs, and underwrites research on a complimentary basis to raise awareness of patient safety issues and to promote best practices. The organization is governed by an independent board and committee system, which is open to a wide-range of volunteers to ensure transparency and accountability. RadSite is expanding its activities and resources to serve patients, providers, payers, government agencies, and other stakeholder groups. To learn more about RadSite, please contact us at (855) 440-6001 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About DICOM Grid (www.dicomgrid.com)
DICOM Grid is an open cloud platform for medical imaging applications. Our patented data security transforms your medical imaging information into a dynamic data warehouse where open web services provide universal access to all your clinically rich data. Now you can safely and easily deploy cloud applications for medical imaging collaboration, exchange, vendor-neutral archive, business continuity, EMR integration, bio-informatics, and more. Discover what the power of the cloud can do for your healthcare enterprise at www.dicomgrid.com.