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James Rawson: Georgia Medical Center Implements Philips Medical Imaging Tool

James Rawson: Georgia Medical Center Implements Philips Medical Imaging Tool - top government contractors - best government contracting event

PhilipsLogoRoyal Philips has installed a clinical information technology tool for Georgia Regents Medical Center that is built to help facilitate cross-department access of patients' imaging data through integration with electronic medical records.

The company said Friday the Philips IntelliSpace PACS version 4.4 platform was piloted at GRMC's radiology department for gradual expansion into diagnostic imaging and other services.

“This new Picture Archiving and Communication System from Philips enables us to store, access, and review everything from old X-ray films to the most advanced digital images in all modalities,“ said James Rawson, chief of radiologic services at GRMC.

IntelliSpace PACS, part of the Philips healthcare informatics solutions and services group's portfolio, is built with multi-modality visualization features and is designed to help with remote clinical services.

“Innovative health systems like Georgia Regents are moving to new business models of patient-centric care, recognizing that  accessible and accurate imaging data is a critical piece of the puzzle,“ said Jeroen Tas, CEO of Philips Healthcare Informatics Solutions and Services.

Philips and GRMC signed a 15-year, $300 million partnership in 2013 for patient services covering GRMC, Children’s Hospital of Georgia, Georgia Regents University Cancer Center and several outpatient clinics.

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