PACS

Cloud-Based Image Distribution at Sand Lake Imaging

Stephen M. Bravo, MD, Medical Director of CoActiv client Sand Lake Imaging (Orlando, FL), was interviewed for  an article on cloud-based PACS and mobile apps in the June 2013 issue of Applied Radiology. The article  discussed the opportunities (such as simpler image and data sharing and lower costs) and challenges (such as  secure storage) of …

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Interoperability at CoActiv Customer Site Ellenville Regional Hospital

Steven L. Kelley, FACHE, president and CEO of CoActiv client Ellenville (N.Y.) Regional Hospital, was interviewed for an article on interoperability on the Advance for Imaging and Radiation Oncology site. The article emphasized the need for integration of multiple vendors’ technologies to create easy access to all PACS/RIS  information in the EMR. Mr. Kelley was …

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Active Practice Chooses CoActiv

By Aine Cryts Imaging EconomicsJanuary/February 2013 – PACS/RIS Product Spotlight Sand Lake Imaging, a radiology practice based in Orlando, Fla, decided to partner with CoActiv on the company’s full suite of medical imaging solutions. These solutions include the company’s EXAM-PACS with 3D diagnostic viewing for DICOM image management, EXAM-SENDER and EXAM-BROWSER for image distribution, and …

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Vendor-Neutral Archiving – Consider a Step-by-Step Approach

By David Yeager: Radiology Today, October 2012 *Comments from CoActiv Founder Ed Heere are highlighted* For several reasons, more healthcare organizations are considering vendor-neutral archive (VNA) options. First, greater demands for sharing images and other patient data among departments and facilities create a data management challenge. With medical images being used throughout the continuum of …

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Covering All the Bases

By Ed Heere, Founder of CoActiv MedicalAdvance for Imaging & Radiation Oncology, May/June 2012 The increased demands of today’s health care climate have raised the bar for PACS systems. The little understood but dramatic impact of health care reform and meaningful use, as well as today’s financial pressures to “do more with less” while meeting …

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David Natoli

Partly Cloudy – Imaging Organizations Put Web-Based Solutions to Work

By Juliann Schaeffer(Excerpt from Radiology Today, February 2012) While the forecast in McCormick Place at RSNA 2010 might be described as “partly cloudy,” the exhibit hall at this past November’s annual meeting could be termed “cloud covered.” With image-sharing solutions, storage options, EHRs and other systems, everyone seemed to be touting something cloud based—even though …

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Image Exchange

by Thomas G. Dolan, Contributing Writer, Imaging EconomicsSeptember 2011 *This article contains quotes from CoActiv customer Dr. Howard Lee of Northeast Radiology.* Image Exchange: Thin-client and zero-client technologies improve radiology workflow by offering access to imaging studies anywhere, any time. Not too long ago, a radiologist was tied to a specific workstation and had to …

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Gaylord Hospital: Filmless Conversion with No Capital Expenditure

Gaylord Hospital Chooses CoActiv EXAM-PACS® Reaps the Benefits of Filmless Conversion with No Capital Expenditure Gaylord Hospital, a long-term acute care hospital in Wallingford, CT, has selected CoActiv Medical to supply its advanced EXAM-PACS family of products to support the acquisition, analysis, distribution and archiving of medical images. The decision followed an extensive search involving …

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