PLEASANTON, CA – (June 4, 2012) – PACSGEAR, the leading provider of imaging connectivity for electronic health records, today announced an agreement with SeeMyRadiology.com, a collaborative, cloud-based medical imaging solution, to participate in the Open Image Exchange, a cloud-based network designed to securely share medical images and results. PACSGEAR has incorporated the application programming interface (API) from SeeMyRadiology.com to upload images and reports to the company’s secure network. The Open Image Exchange will be demonstrated live at the upcoming SIIM Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida.
“Our industry has a history of coming together to solve challenges like image exchange,” said Eli Rapaich, PACSGEAR’s CEO. “By incorporating SeeMyRadiology.com’s API, we strengthen the Open Image Exchange network and provide customers with options to share medical images electronically. We welcome the inclusion of all open APIs to accelerate image sharing and health information exchange,” Rapaich said.
“The Open Image Exchange network will deliver value throughout the entire process of care delivery, from healthcare organizations, to physicians, to patients,” said Willie Tillery, CEO at SeeMyRadiology.com. “Through partnering with PACSGEAR and serving as the first available integrated API partner in the Open Image Exchange, we are committed to making medical image exchange more broadly available, ultimately improving the quality of patient care.”
Open Image Exchange will be featured at PACSGEAR’s Booth #513 at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM 2012) in Orlando, Florida from June 7 - 10, 2012.
PACSGEAR provides image connectivity solutions for medical image management (PACS) and electronic health record (EHR) systems to hospitals and healthcare facilities. Its industry-leading solutions seamlessly integrate documents, film, video, visible light and other images from any department to any PACS/EHR. Healthcare personnel in specialties such as radiology, cardiology, gastroenterology, dermatology, orthopedics and pathology can connect, view and share images and results to enable health information exchange. Worldwide, PACSGEAR gives over 1200 hospitals, healthcare networks and imaging facilities a better picture of their patients’ health. For more information, visit www.pacsgear.com