Medweb Introduces IHE Compliant Cloud Storage Also Now Available on HP Mobile Workstations

Medweb’s Cloud PACS Service extends certified IHE compliant Image Archiving to all sizes of medical practices. This offering is now available as an integrated storage service with HP Workstations and tablets giving clinicians a single resource that links to all image sources in their community.

ORLANDO, FL February 21, 2011– Medweb, a seasoned provider of encrypted, secure PACS and telemedicine solutions for over 20 years, announced today at the 2011 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMMS), Booth #5680, the successful certification of over 29 IHE Integration profiles at the IHE North American Connectathon held recently in Chicago.  Medweb and Hewlett-Packard (HP) also announce an alliance at booth #731 demonstrating Medweb Cloud Solutions as an integrated service on a variety of HP desktops and mobile workstations.

Medweb Cloud based PACS Service extends certified IHE compliant Image Archiving to all sizes of medical practice. As a monthly service, Medweb, certified by IHE in over 29 integration profiles, includes Cross Enterprise Document and Image Exchange profiles to link offices, clinics, and hospitals across Health Information Exchanges, as well as conventional radiology workflow profiles.

The 2011 Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) North America Connectathon, held annually in Asia, Europe and North America, allows vendors to perform required transactions for the roles they select (IHE Actors) in support of defined clinical use cases (IHE Profiles) that allow integration of multiple information systems from disparate institutions to share medical record and image data electronically between facilities.

Over 100 companies collaborated to demonstrate and certify IHE compliance, the Connectathon has grown substantially as companies and clients recognize the importance of IHE compliance to collaborate in today’s fully electronic medical imaging environment. Medweb’s certification specifically addresses the workflows for intramural Radiology and PACS workflow, as well as Cross Enterprise Document and Image Sharing, and related encryption, logging, and collaboration profiles which allow sharing of medical imaging and documents between hospitals, clinics, and doctors offices.

Medweb’s IHE compliance included IHE Cross-Enterprise Document Sharing (XDS.b) and IHE Cross-Enterprise Document Sharing for Imaging (XDS-I.b), XDS b document repository, Image Manager Scheduled Workflow (SWF) and Patient Information Reconciliation (PIR as well as providing comprehensive Clinical Document Repository (CDR) and Vendor Neutral Archive (VNA) capabilities.

Full Connectathon results are available at http://connectathon-results.ihe-europe.net/

In coordination with HP, Medweb announces an alliance at HIMSS to provide web-based PACS and Cloud Storage on HP mobile workstations. Medweb and HP provide a complete virtual PACS solution that provides availability of high-quality image viewing in the Cloud. This solution offers Cloud hosted imaging and a Data Repository that provides fast, secure, and unlimited storage for physicians and specialists, as well as advanced interactive 3D image display tools that make use of the touch screen capabilities of the HP tablet providing exceptional presentation of clinical data.

This PACS offering is available as an integrated storage service with HP Workstations and tablets giving clinicians a single resource on their HP desktop or tablet that links to all image sources in their community while providing a repository for images generated at their own facility.  Cloud PACS offered on HP workstations and tablets are available for demo at HIMSS booth #731.

Medweb’s Web-based PACS cloud computing solution provides a reliable storage solution that grows with the needs of the clinician and eliminates the need to spend money on expensive in house PACS systems, or PACS upgrades. It extends the life of existing PACS systems by pushing the storage component off site, and converting it to a usage bases service built on a highly reliable, redundant, secure and HIPAA-compliant infrastructure.

Medweb’s Cloud Storage and Web based PACS conjoined with the HP EliteBook 8540w and HP EliteBook 8740w mobile workstations featuring the HP DreamColor LED-backlit display technology for enhanced brightness, resolution, color depth, and viewing angle allows diagnostic physicians and healthcare specialists access to exceptional, high quality images on the go.

About Medweb

Medweb has been setting the standard for Distributed RIS/PACS and Telemedicine for  22 years with the most innovative, easy to use solutions for a variety of government, healthcare and educational institutions. Medweb provides a scalable, patented web-based platform, fully customizable to meet the needs of clinical specialists and administrators. The company’s core products and solutions include RIS/PACS, teleradiology, general telemedicine and specialty applications for teledermatology, teleophthalmology and stroke evaluation.   For more information, visit www.medweb.com.

   

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