DR Systems Announces Issuance of U.S. Patent for Matching Medical Images

Systems and methods for matching, naming, and displaying medical images

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- DR Systems, the leading independent provider of medical imaging and information systems, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued to the company a new patent, which relates to matching medical images according to user-defined rules.

US Patent No. 7,787,672 describes methods of matching medical images according to user-defined matching rules. In one embodiment, the matched medical images are displayed according to user-defined display rules such that the matched medical images may be visually compared in a manner that is suitable to the viewer's viewing preferences.

This leading edge technology is implemented in the company’s Unity™ Picture Archiving and Communications System (PACS) module used by radiologists for performing diagnostic reading of digital patient images.

Technology inventors are Evan K. Fram, M.D., Steven M. Greim, Murray A. Reicher, M.D., F.A.C.R., and John J. Schumacher.

KLAS® recognized DR Systems and its Unity RIS-CVIS-PACS platform as the leading PACS vendor and product in its 2011 Top 20: Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Professional Services report published in December 2011. Technology attributes of Unity PACS highlighted in the report included intuitive design of the user interface, depth of functionality, and ease of use.

About DR Systems

DR Systems is the leading independent provider of enterprise imaging and information management systems for integrated healthcare networks, hospitals, and diagnostic imaging centers. Over two decades, the company has helped over 600 hospitals and imaging centers lower their cost of operation by improving management of patient information, eliminating ancillary IT systems and interfaces, and increasing workflow speed, while also providing better clinical quality and patient care. For more information, call 800-794-5955 or visit www.drsys.com.


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