Multi-Facility, Multi-Modality Scheduling Wizard from RIS Concepts

New from RIS Concepts Inc, Miami, at SIIM 2007 is the Multi-Facility, Multi-Modality Scheduling Wizard, which streamlines booking a patient for multiple exams by searching across sites to find the first available, appropriate, consecutive openings. A new module on the company’s flagship RCI-RIS platform, the Wizard is designed to facilitate workflow while boosting patient care and improving service to referring physicians. RCI-RIS is a browser-based multi-facility application supporting a comprehensive range of advanced RIS features, including real-time scheduling, dictation, transcription, patient demographics, document scanning, and billing; the system also provides a proprietary HL7 engine, which abets economical and efficient integration with other health care IT applications.

(866) 279-6394

Wall-Mounted Computer Workstation from AFC

New from AFC Industries Inc, College Point, NY, is the space-saving i-Center workstation. The wall-mounted i-Center enables computer access wherever necessary without taking up valuable floor space. Its fold-down keyboard tray has a damper for smooth operation, and the monitor holder is VESA-compliant. i-Center accommodates any standard hard drive; its laminated front and side walls can be customized to match room d?cor, and grommet holes help conceal unwieldy cabling. The workstation mounts easily, and its removable front panel is attached with security screws. All AFC’s products are constructed with high-quality reinforced steel, and the company offers complementary room design analysis and 3D designs, furniture customization, and ongoing customer support.

(800) 663-3412

PowerServer PACS 4.3 from RamSoft

On display at SIIM 2007 will be the new PowerServer PACS 4.3 from RamSoft Inc, Toronto. An enterprise-grade solution for effective image management, the PowerServer 4.3 is the first release under the company’s Customer Action Initiative (CAI), an internal program aimed at customer centric software improvement and development. Version 4.3’s new features include study bookmarking, which prevents reading physicians from losing their study position when closing an unfinished study; study linking, which allows reading physicians to simultaneously compare images from studies across multiple medical records; smart compare mode, under which advanced hanging protocols automatically choose the most relevant priors for image comparison; and new hardware and software integration, including integration with the DictaPhone PowerScribe system from Nuance Inc, Burlington, Mass. PowerServer PACS updates and upgrades are available at no additional charge to all clients under a support agreement.

(888) 343-9146

Enhanced PACS from Carestream Health

Scheduled for release in June is the enhanced Carestream PACS from Carestream Health Inc, Rochester, NY, formerly the Health Group of Eastman Kodak Co. With native 3D and cardiac features, as well as integrated applications such as orthopedic digital imaging for surgical planning and templating and image fusion software for use by oncologists, the new PACS platform supports upgrades to the Carestream Mammography Workstation, and will equip Carestream’s virtual desktop with enhanced dynamic streaming capabilities to speed image review. An optional digital dashboard feature allows PACS system administrators to monitor equipment performance and storage use.

(800) 328-2910