Technology | November 02, 2012

PACSgear Adds itMD to Open Image Exchange

Company integrates Cross-Enterprise Document Sharing (XDS) for image exchange

November 2, 2012 — PACSgear, a provider of imaging connectivity for electronic health records (EHRs), has announced an agreement with itMD, a medical image sharing company that enables the secure and on-demand exchange of medical images. itMD will participate in the Open Image Exchange, a cloud-based network designed to securely share medical images and information. PACSgear will integrate with itMD using the Cross-Enterprise Document Sharing (XDS) integration profile, a standards-based method for enterprise image sharing solutions.

“We welcome itMD to the Open Image Exchange,” said Eli Rapaich, PACSgear CEO. “Adding itMD to the network provides more imaging sharing options for everyone. By incorporating industry-based standards, PACSgear continues to demonstrate its commitment to the open exchange of medical images.”

“Participating in the Open Image Exchange will improve clinical imaging access for patients and physicians,” said Barbara Perez Deppman, president of itMD. “Leveraging open standards like XDS promotes image sharing and ultimately enhances the quality of patient care. The network provides a secure method to exchange medical information from anywhere to anyone.”

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