News | Enterprise Imaging | April 12, 2018

Dicom Systems Installs First Enterprise Imaging Platform in Africa

Enterprise imaging integration platform adopted in campaign for sustainable, affordable teleradiology throughout Tanzania

Dicom Systems Installs First Enterprise Imaging Platform in Africa

April 12, 2018 — Dicom Systems Inc. recently announced it has deployed its flagship Workflow Unifier platform at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro in Moshi, Tanzania. The project was funded by the non-profit East Africa Medical Assistance Foundation (EAMAF) which chose the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre (KCMC), a 630-bed referral hospital and medical school, as the recipient site.

"The Dicom Systems Workflow Unifier provides a cost-effective enterprise imaging solution for a developing country in need of a sustainable platform. While the Unifier is a sophisticated platform, it offers plenty of performance and functionality at a scaled-down level, without all the bells and whistles. In addition, local system administrators are provided full access to all of the configurations and back-end, making it easy to manage," said Herman Oosterwijk, president of OTech Inc. and solutions architect for KCMC.

Oosterwijk cited additional benefits to the Workflow Unifier Enterprise Imaging implementation at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre:

  • Enabling integration of all KCMC specialties. This eliminates wait for paper-based reporting and results in a dramatic decrease in TAT (turnaround time) for physicians to view images;
  • The Workflow Unifier, combined with a new computed radiology system, will eliminate the need for film and enable KCMC's transformation to a filmless hospital; and
  • Increased data integrity utilizing the DICOM Modality Worklist (DMWL) feature which will provide an interface between KCMC's EMR and all modalities.

Dicom Systems will be exhibiting at the 2018 Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine annual conference (SIIM 2018), in National Harbor, Md., from May 28-June 2.

 

For more information: www.dcmsys.com

 

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