IT Matters – Which of today’s universal clinical viewers have the potential to be tomorrow’s radiology diagnostic viewers?

April 03, 2015
From the April 2015 issue of HealthCare Business News magazine

A UniViewer with a full suite of diagnostic radiology features and functions, paired through web services with a VNA to serve as the image manager, and a Workflow application to build the reading lists, would together make a powerful replacement PACS. If that same UniViewer application suite accommodated both DICOM and non-DICOM data objects, then the UniViewer is both the diagnostic radiology display application and the multi-faceted EMR viewer…tomorrow’s singular solution to the majority of image display needs across the enterprise.

About the author: Michael J. Gray is a consultant specializing in the digital management and distribution of medical image data, and the founder of Gray Consulting. Gray’s areas of expertise are market analysis, technology analysis, strategic planning, equipment utilization, needs assessment, workflow analysis, and vendor analysis/selection.

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