Case Studies

At a Glance

Client: Radiological Physician Associates (RPA) was founded in 1968 and has grown to become one of the largest private radiology practices in West Virginia.

Reach: RPA provides diagnostic imaging services to 30% of West Virginia; reading over 500,000 exams each year.

 

Challenge

Recognizing that delays in diagnostic imaging results can negatively impact patient care, RPA sought to implement a powerful infrastructure to increase efficiency.

Solution

RPA modernized their infrastructure with a cloud-based virtual radiology network. They implemented Nuance PowerShareTM Network cloud platform for secure medical imaging data exchange, integrated with eUnity to enable radiology reading.

Result

eUnity helped RPA achieve remarkable results, helping them achieve a 51% improvement in turnaround time, and supporting their growth to become a leading provider of radiology reading services for 30% of West Virginia.

At a Glance

Client: IntriHEALTH® is delivering innovative imaging solutions to the people of Africa, empowering medical professionals to improve patient care.

Environment A: Large geographic areas served. Patients in Rundu, Namibia drive 8 hours one-way to Windhoek for image diagnosis.

Environment B: Extremely low clinician to patient ratio and poor infrastructure. Three radiologists serving 15 million people in Zambia with one fully functioning MRI

Solution: Client Outlook’s eUnity™ Diagnostic Enterprise Viewing and Collaboration Platform integrated with IntriHEALTH’s Vendor Neutral Platform.

Challenge

Providing patients with timely results by enabling healthcare providers with quick and reliable access to diagnostic quality medical images from acquisition to reporting in South Africa, Zambia and Namibia.

Solution

eUnity – a zero-footprint diagnostic enterprise image viewing solution integrated into IntriHEALTH’s vendor neutral platform enables fast, reliable and efficient access to diagnostic quality images, resulting in improved patient outcomes.

Result
  • Reducing the availability of patient results in Zambia from 10 days to mere minutes
  • Studies are now available on radiologist worklist within minutes of acquisition.
  • Fully eliminated the need for patients to drive 8 hours for image diagnosis. Images and reports are now made available to clinicians within an hour of acquisition.
  • Improvements in patient care and an increase in the number of patients who can be scanned and diagnosed

At a Glance

Client: Marshfield Clinic, the largest private group medical practice in Wisconsin, and one of the largest in the United States.

Physicians & Staff: More than 750+ physician specialists, representing more than 80 specialties and subspecialties, and additional 6,000 support personnel supporting more than 400,000 unique patients.

Solution: eUnity™ Universal Viewing and Collaboration Platform

Challenge

Enable secure access to diagnostic quality medical images from anywhere in the healthcare setting and from any device.

Solution

An affordable, easy to use, high performing universal viewer providing speedy access to diagnostic quality images, and better collaboration.

Result

Full deployment to 750 physician specialists within the Marshfield Clinic healthcare enterprise, and over 17,000 additional users through its commercially available CattailsMD EHR, which has integrated the eUnity solution.

Reduction in retrieval of studies from archive from minutes to seconds.

At a Glance

Client: Sentara Healthcare, a non-profit healthcare organization identified as one of the United States’ top integrated healthcare systems, serving Virginia, North Carolina and beyond.

Hospital, physicians & staff: More than 100 sites of care including 12 acute care hospitals, 5 medical groups, 3,800+ provider medical staff, and 28,000 members of the team.

Solution: eUnity™ Universal Viewing and Collaboration Platform

Challenge

Provide clinicians with the ability to view and collaborate on images archived across multiple PACS systems.

Solution

An affordable, easy to use, high performing universal viewer providing enterprise clinical viewing and a vital “bridge” to longer term vendor neutral archive implementation.

Result

Deployment of eUnity™ to 1700 clinicians at Sentara In Hampton Roads.

Supporting 5,000 views a day immediately upon implementation

Physician access to whole jacket – previously unavailable.

No requirement to login to PACS – images are available via single link in Epic.

Fast, anywhere, anytime access to diagnostic quality images – not just clinical images.