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DICOM Grid Launches Interactive Guide to Demonstrate Image-Enabling the EMR

PHOENIX, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In a new, interactive guide, DICOM Grid demonstrates how to bridge the gap between the electronic medical record (EMR) and image management systems. Through contextually embedded links, readers can experience, first-hand, how seamless integration makes diagnostic studies accessible within the patient record.

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"Just five years ago, providing central access to imaging from within the patient record was near impossible. Fast-forward to today, and the solutions are in reach for every provider, large and small," says Morris Panner, CEO of DICOM Grid. "The big question on everyone's minds is, "how"? This new guide holds the answer."

The guide, "How to Image-Enable the EMR", gives healthcare providers and EMR vendors the ability to test-drive DICOM Grid's browser-based image viewer. It also offers key insights into how imaging can be made available within the patient jacket.

Specific topics include: 

  • The functionality users should expect from image-enablement
  • The types of security, controls, and privileges that protect imaging data
  • Satisfying the Meaningful Use Stage 2 menu requirement involving image accessibility
  • Tips for ensuring the deployment process runs smoothly

It is a highly anticipated addition to DICOM Grid's resource library, which includes eBooks, whitepapers, and guides on optimizing image management strategies.

Complimentary copies of the guide can be downloaded at this link:

About DICOM Grid

Founded in 2006, DICOM Grid is a healthcare IT company that makes digital medical imaging accessible to medical facilities and physicians. DICOM Grid's product line, DG Suite, allows healthcare organizations of all sizes to manage diagnostic imaging and related health data safely in the cloud.  With over 1.2 billion images under management, DICOM Grid has a deep understanding of the requirements for image-enabling the EMR and offers a range of workflows to help hospitals meet strategic image management goals and Meaningful Use objectives. To learn more, visit:

Media Contact: Dana Tee, DICOM Grid, 9785016971, [email protected]

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