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Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York Seeks to Advance Radiology Workflow With Joint Collaboration Project



7/19/2013 8:53:23 AM

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TORONTO, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mount Sinai Medical Center and Real Time Medical have announced a joint collaboration project to provide efficient and comprehensive teleradiology services to several New York imaging clinics. While leveraging existing technologies, Mount Sinai seeks to eliminate manual workflow steps between the institution and remote locations, unify disparate systems, and provide timely access to diagnostic reports. This project is to be accomplished with Real Time Medical's workflow management software platform: DiaShare.

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The Mount Sinai Medical Center is a recognized leader in healthcare IT. In 2012, Mount Sinai was awarded the HIMSS Enterprise Davies Award of Excellence for use of health information technology, which is a testament to the culture of health IT innovation that the institution has cultivated over the years.

"Fine-tuning clinical productivity through workflow management software is still a newer concept," said Dr. Mendelson, Director of Clinical Informatics at Mount Sinai and the co-chair for Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE). "We are pleased to collaborate with Real Time Medical as we aim to eliminate unnecessary steps that impact productivity."

Real Time Medical Co-Founder and CEO, Ian Maynard, explains that growing demand for productivity improvement and quality assurance in diagnostic imaging organizations drives the need for the company's software. "As clinical networks grow larger and more complex, we strive to help organizations and institutions overcome resulting workflow challenges and reduce overhead. We look forward to supporting Mount Sinai in their continuous efforts to drive innovation, productivity, and excellence in clinical care."

About The Mount Sinai Medical Center

The Mount Sinai Medical Center encompasses The Mount Sinai Hospital and Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Founded in 1852, Mount Sinai today is a 1,171-bed tertiary-care teaching facility that is internationally acclaimed for excellence in clinical care. Last year, nearly 60,000 people were treated at Mount Sinai as inpatients, and there were nearly 450,000 outpatient visits to the Medical Center.

Mount Sinai is a nationally recognized leader in clinical care, research, and education. The U.S. News & World Report named Mount Sinai Medical Center to its 2012-2013 Honor Roll of elite hospitals, ranking it 14th among nearly 5,000 hospitals nationwide.

Mount Sinai Hospital is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected hospitals in America. Since 1852, it has been a source of major advances and milestones in medicine, including blood transfusions, flu vaccines, liver transplants, genetic research, and geriatrics. The Hospital fosters an environment in which innovation is encouraged and achieved.

For more information, visit www.mountsinai.org

About Real Time Medical

Real Time Medical is a diagnostic imaging workflow innovation company. It develops vendor-neutral, context-aware workflow management software solutions. These solutions organize the reporting services in complex diagnostic imaging organizations more efficiently and productively. Real Time Medical's platform, DiaShare, improves the quality and accuracy of service delivery to patients.

Real Time Medical also operates the only nationwide, round-the-clock radiology service in Canada, using its own context-aware workflow management software.

For more information, visit www.realtimemedical.com

SOURCE Real Time Medical



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