St. Michael's begins installation of "multi-media" Vendor Neutral Archive

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Canadian Healthcare Technology recently featured this article in their March 2016 edition.

 

St. Michael's Hospital, located in Toronto, Canada, will be implementing Carestream's Clinical Collaboration Platform, specifically a Vendor Neutral Archive starting with pathology and clinical skin images.

 

Currently, most unstructured images- outside of radiology- are stored on the computers of the  individual physicians.

cristine.kao shares "Even the pathologists have been storing their own images. Physician's have been storing jpgs on computers, and sometimes they are simply kept on the cards of cameras"

 

Dr. Tron of St. Michael's comments "sharing images will promote diagnostic accuracy, which leads to better outcomes for patients."

 

Read the article to learn more

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