October 15, 2009 – ScImage, a leading enterprise imaging and informatics company, announced today that it has received certificates for the ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 13485:2003 standards. These certificates represent official recognition of ScImage’s longstanding and established Quality Management System for the company’s award-winning and world-class enterprise-wide PACS, PicomEnterprise.
ScImage’s PicomEnterprise addresses end-to-end cardiology, end-to-end radiology, anywhere diagnostic reporting, zero footprint EMR image content management, multi-PACS archive and teleradiology. The company also specializes in custom engineering projects for facilities searching for a tailored solution. PicomEnterprise delivers a common infrastructure with diagnostic reading tools for all radiology exams, ECG interpretation, echocardiography, nuclear medicine and cardiac cath. The solution scales to meet the needs of a small single location to a large geographically dispersed multi-site solution and supports vendor-neutral, enterprise-wide, centralized archiving for all imaging disciplines and related clinical information and documents.
Radiologists using PicomEnterprise will enjoy a variety of visualization tools, workflow triggers, and streamlined access to prior images and reports. Cardiologist will appreciate the patient-centric access to ECG, Holter, echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, cardiac cath, CTA and even chest X-ray. Administrators will benefit from the web-based tools for administration, quality assurance and more.
PicomEnterprise features sophisticated pervasive reporting capabilities with built-in voice recognition based self reporting, voice capture transcription based reporting and comprehensive structured reporting. This reporting platform allows physicians to easily create and signoff on reports in a variety of ways from any location.
The company offers a super-scaled version of PicomEnterprise for offsite disaster recovery, business continuity and telemedicine purposes through its hosted datacenter solution called PicomOnline. This solution is proven in its ability by handling millions of studies per year with complete HIS/EMR integration, conflict resolution, reporting, diagnostic and non-diagnostic image access and web distribution with intelligent prior pre-fetching and delivery to existing site-specific PACS.
ScImage also delivers enterprise imaging content to other information systems within the health system with a unique zero-footprint, zero-install HIPAA compliant viewing mechanism called PicomWeb. Delivery of images, reports, waveforms and documents using this light viewer supports improved information exchange and interoperability among healthcare information systems. Referring physicians and casual users will have zero-install access to patient information and IT Managers will appreciate its ease of administration.
ISO (International Organization for Standardization) is the source of the ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 quality management system standards. ScImage’s official registrar, QMI-SAI Global is known around the world for third-party independent evaluations with longstanding experience and expertise. They are accredited by such highly respected organizations as the American National Standards Institute - Registrar Accreditation Board of the USA (ANSI-RAB), the Standards Council of Canada (SCC), entidada mexicana de acreditacion a.c. (EMA), and recognized by the International Automotive Oversight Bureau (IAOB) and other important governing bodies.