New Carestream Software Displays Real-Time View of Radiology Workflow to Help Streamline Process, Reduce Patient Wait Times

Company’s Image Viewer Allows Physicians to Access Patient Data, X-ray Images from iPads, Other Mobile Devices

New Carestream Software Displays Real-Time View of Radiology Workflow to Help Streamline Process, Reduce Patient Wait Times

Carestream’s new workflow monitoring software delivers a real-time view of a radiology department’s activities that can help administrators and staff members boost productivity and deliver improved service for both physicians and patients. The new product——is currently available for order.

“Viewing a real-time graphic display of the status of radiology activities—including a patient’s movement through the X-ray process—enables managers to quickly identify and correct any problems. This can help shorten patient wait times while improving the patient experience,” said Diana L. Nole, President, Digital Medical Solutions, Carestream Health. “Vue Beyond also helps radiology administrators quickly and efficiently obtain valuable departmental data needed for planning and reporting.”

Real-time business intelligence helps radiology administrators expedite the flow of patients through the X-ray exam process and monitors the reading, reporting and sharing of patients’ imaging studies with clinicians and referring physicians. It also can help improve the efficiency and accuracy of departmental reporting. Without automated tools, managers can spend hours collecting data from EMR and other systems to create reports that contain overall departmental productivity and utilization.

Vue Beyond tracks study volumes, equipment usage, patient type, and critical results notification and can be used to manage multiple sites.

Carestream also demonstrated new capabilities for its that provides on demand access to medical images and patient data from workstations or mobile devices such as the iPad. The viewer helps equip physicians to provide more responsive patient care—and embedding the viewer in an EMR can further streamline data access. New features for the popular viewer include the display of current and prior images side-by-side and the ability for clinicians to input notes to the exam. These new capabilities facilitate collaboration between referring physicians, specialists and other clinicians. The latest version of the viewer is now available for order.

In addition to showcasing its new , Carestream also announced availability of new capabilities and software features for its that can help manage dose, improve image quality and enhance patient care, especially for critically ill or injured patients. The DRX-Evolution is a modular digital radiography X-ray system that utilizes Carestream’s wireless DRX detector and can be configured to fit each user’s budget, space and workflow needs.

New capabilities for the DRX-Evolution focus on dose management and image quality enhancements:

The DRX family of imaging systems includes: , , , and .

The exceptional flexibility and image quality offered by the DRX family of digital X-ray systems makes these solutions an ideal fit for general radiography exams including orthopedic, trauma and pediatric as well as other specialty care environments.

For more information on Carestream’s and please visit .

*Not commercially available in the U.S.

Carestream Health is a worldwide provider of dental and medical imaging systems and healthcare IT solutions; molecular imaging systems for life science research and drug discovery/development; X-ray film and digital X-ray systems for non-destructive testing; and advanced materials for the precision films and electronics markets.

For more information about the company’s broad portfolio of products, solutions and services, please contact your Carestream Health representative or visit .

CARESTREAM is a trademark of Carestream Health.

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