First Australian Customer Deploys Dicom Systems Enterprise Imaging Unifier
Published: Sep 26, 2017
CAMPBELL, Calif., Sept. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Dicom Systems, Inc. (www.dcmsys.com), a Silicon Valley-based healthcare IT company specializing in Enterprise Imaging interoperability, announced that Alpenglow Australia ("Alpenglow") has deployed its Enterprise Imaging Workflow Unifier network appliance as their teleradiology technology enabler. Alpenglow, a radiology practice that utilises distributed PACS and teleradiology to provide services, was in search of a flexible teleradiology systems that could meet multiple needs. Nearly one third of Australia's population lives in low-bandwidth areas with limited access to medical servicesthis factor coupled with a rapidly aging population presents healthcare providers with a unique set of IT challenges.
"In some cases, Alpenglow is the only radiology service for hundreds of kilometers. Our role in the continuum of care includes meeting tight turnaround times for a large network of providers," said Ben Ganley, Head of IT and Strategic IT Manager for Alpenglow. "Dicom Systems offered an enterprise imaging platform we found to be extremely versatile and intuitive. Furthermore, we worked with them to create custom interfaces and write scripts. We have a dependable terminator point for numerous workflows as well as a patient identifier master database through the Unifier. Now when files arrive, nothing clashes."
"Our joint collaboration with the exceptional technical team at Alpenglow resulted in powerful 'mini applications,' which really speaks to the customizable functionality of the Unifier," said Dmitriy Tochilnik, President and CTO of Dicom Systems. "We are proud that the Unifier is an instrumental appliance in connecting different platforms and providers, and in the case of Alpenglow, connecting the farthest corners of Australia."
In addition to a new customer in the Australasia region, Dicom Systems has deployed the Unifier appliance to African and European regions. This is the latest development for the U.S. based health IT company which kicked off a focus on expanding global installments in 2017.
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About Dicom Systems
Dicom Systems is a health IT company offering a broad range of Enterprise Imaging solutions and teleradiology workflow enablers, ranging from simple smart routing, SSL-based DICOM and HL7 integration tools to enterprise-class vendor neutral archiving. The suite of solutions include the Enterprise Imaging Workflow Unifier network appliance, CloudVNA, Unifier Cloud Archive and DICOM Guard, a de-identification/re-identification technology. Trusted by top healthcare facilities and government agencies, the company is based in Silicon Valley with employees around the globe. For more information, visit www.dcmsys.com. Download the free DICOM toolset to validate DICOM conformance and generate test DICOM files.
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About Alpenglow Australia
Since 2005, Alpenglow Australia has been a leader in imaging services for rural Australia, operating seven sites in New South Wales and five sites in Queensland. Their multi-disciplinary team of highly experienced radiologists, sonographers, radiographers and administrative staff provide a high standard of care for patients, while their integrated and secure IT systems ensures sensitive health data is properly transferred and stored. For more information, visit https://www.alpenglow.com.au/.
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