Agfa HealthCare Expands Enterprise Imaging Platform With Release of ICIS View 3.0
Agfa HealthCare, a leading provider of enterprise clinical imaging and IT solutions, announces today the global release for sale of ICISTM View 3.0, the medical images and results viewer for the comprehensive ICIS enterprise imaging solution. The ICIS patient imaging data platform is a fundamental part of the company’s global e-health strategy. Building on its leadership in enterprise imaging management and web-enabled technology, Agfa HealthCare’s ICIS View 3.0 allows clinicians, specialists, and all other stakeholders to access all patient imaging data from any PACS or VNA, using a single viewer, to support continuity and productivity of patient care. This cost- effective solution leverages the hospital’s existing investment in technology, and provides access to the most current and relevant patient imaging data directly from the source.
To be demonstrated in the U.S. during the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) Annual Meeting, June 6-9, ICIS View 3.0 consolidates the viewing experience for clinicians throughout the enterprise, providing individualized access to patient data from Agfa HealthCare’s ICIS platform as well as any vendor’s PACS or VNA. ICIS enables providers to manage images just like other patient information – in the EMR.
ICIS View is powered by the innovative XERO technology and is a core facet of Agfa HealthCare’s ICIS (Imaging Clinical Information System) workflow-centric services platform for providing secure access for all clinicians to multidisciplinary image information through the EMR. ICIS elevates imaging data capture, consolidation, management, and access from disparate departments to the enterprise, to drive powerful clinical advances and IT efficiencies. The ICIS platform enables health networks to unify their patient records within the relevant clinical context of the EMR as well as leverage their infrastructure investment.
iAn added benefit of the ICIS platform is that there is no need to migrate the data from legacy systems. ICIS View allows direct access to imaging data stored within PACS or VNAs. A single server will connect to multiple image managers at the same time, using DICOM and/or WADO. Users can view images from multiple PACS with ICIS View within their preferred presentation view, defined by a chosen ICIS theme.
Planned to be released, ICIS Clinical Applications 1.0* can be added into the solution suite, enabling viewing of MIP/MPR/3D images from CT and MR datasets, within the same browser-based viewer.
A new user interface design for cine viewing plays at the DICOM-specific frame rate, allows adjustments of cine speed and trim, and enables autoplay in 1-up mode. Mobile device usage is enhanced with quick response (QR) codes for fast image sharing and collaboration.
With more than 100 installations deployed worldwide, ICIS View has been successfully implemented in both large regional networks that require image sharing, as well as in individual hospitals needing both internal and external image distribution.
*ICIS Clinical Applications 1.0 is pending FDA 510(k) in the U.S.