The Radiological Society of North America is spearheading an effort to test and validate electronic transfers among imaging systems and exchange platforms.
The technology will be tested against existing standards for locating, sending and receiving digital images produced by X-ray, CT scans and other imaging systems to other providers, exchanges and to patients' personal health-record systems.
As many of our radiology customers know, transmitting Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) is a common format for image storage. It allows for handling, storing, printing, and transmitting information in medical imaging. Visit DICOM website. Synonyms: Digital Imaging and Communications... More data and other scan data can be problematic. The DICOM Gear feature in Corepoint Integration Engine is one way many of our radiology partners are creating HL7 is a Standards Developing Organization accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to author consensus-based standards representing a board view from healthcare system stakeholders. HL7 has compiled a collection of message form... More messages that can be incorporated into existing Radiology Information System (RIS) is the main application in an imaging center or radiology department. RIS is used by to store, manipulate and distribute patient radiological data and imagery. RIS are used for patient scheduling, tracking, and imag... More and Electronic Health Record (EHR), as defined in Defining Key Health Information Technology Terms (The National Alliance for Health Information Technology, April 28, 2008): An electronic record of health-related information on an individual that conform... More systems.