Solutions To Be Integrated With Existing McKesson PACS
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
St. Petersburg, FL and Burlington, VT (November 22, 2006) – Thinking Systems Corporation, recognized as one of the most innovative medical imaging software developers for its broad product portfolio designed to support the spectrum of modalities, today announced that Fletcher Allen Health Care, a Burlington, VT, teaching and community hospital which operates in partnership with the University of Vermont, has signed an agreement to purchase its latest flagship ThinkingPACS solutions.
Thinking Systems’ solutions, including ModalityBroker, will be integrated with Fletcher Allen Health Care’s existing McKesson Horizon Medical Imaging PACS solution to provide enterprise-wide support of specialty modalities such as PET-CT, nuclear cardiology, and nuclear medicine. The new installation will also include Thinking Systems’ enhanced PACS features, including hanging protocols, key images, and presentation states, which are DICOM 3.0 2006 conformant.
“We are excited to showcase our flagship ThinkingPACS solutions at one of the most respected healthcare facilities on the East Coast,” said Xiaoyi Wang, President and co-chairman, Thinking Systems Corporation. “This is a significant installation in that it will include new enhancements to provide extended interoperability with Fletcher Allen Health Care’s existing McKesson PACS solution.”
“We chose Thinking Systems’ ThinkingPACS to complement our McKesson enterprise PACS because after evaluating our options, we determined that Thinking Systems offers outstanding PACS solutions for PET-CT, nuclear cardiology, and nuclear medicine,” said Frank Harris, Vice President of Information Services, Fletcher Allen Health Care. “With the integration of ThinkingPACS into McKesson’s Horizon Medical Imaging solution from the same workstation, our physicians will be able to access images of all modalities with the appropriate clinical tools and compare them side by side. The resulting system based on the cooperation of Thinking Systems and McKesson will not only improve the efficiency of our physicians but also improve the quality of our services.”
About Thinking Systems Corporation
Thinking Systems is an innovative medical software developer and marketer that brings the power of digital technology to advanced clinical, as well as image management applications, creating highly functional and fully automated imaging environments. With a unique vision of comprehensive enterprise-wide digital image workflow, Thinking Systems’ product portfolio supports the most complete spectrum of imaging modalities available today. Providing truly customized implementations, Thinking Systems translates the power of its versatile product portfolio and expertise into highly effective solutions tailor-made for each installation. Founded in 1996, Thinking Systems’ cutting edge ThinkingPACS and ThinkingRIS have been helping prestigious hospitals and freestanding imaging centers, both large and small, enjoy a fully digital environment. To learn more about Thinking Systems, visit www.thinkingsystems.com.
About Fletcher Allen Health Care
Fletcher Allen Health Care, in alliance with the University of Vermont College of Medicine, is Vermont’s only academic health center and is one of 125 in the country. Fletcher Allen also serves as the community hospital for the greater Burlington area. Fletcher Allen has more than 6,000 employees and serves one million people in Vermont and northern New York through more than 40 patient care sites and 100 outreach clinics.
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