Nuance Communications announced Nuance PowerShare Network, which is touted as the industry’s largest cloud-based network for securely connecting physicians, patients, government agencies, specialty medical societies and others to easily share essential medical images and reports. The solution “promotes informed and connected physicians and patients” who can instantly view, share and collaborate while addressing patients’ healthcare needs.
From the same press release we get to learn about Nuance’s acquisition of Accelarad, which medical imaging exchange solution eliminates the costly and insecure process of managing images on CDs and removes silos of information in healthcare.
Accelarad’s medical imaging exchange solution eliminates the costly and insecure process of managing images on CDs and removes silos of information in healthcare.“The challenge of sharing images with interpretive reports is something we’ve heard about consistently from our customers and EHR partners, and we know Nuance PowerShare Network will overcome this major obstacle, helping physicians treat patients more efficiently and effectively,” said Peter Durlach, senior VP of marketing and strategy, Nuance Communications. “This nationwide network, one that is fully integrated into the EHR workflow and already connected to approximately half of all clinicians producing diagnostic imaging information, is a ground-breaking solution that delivers immediate benefits at an unprecedented scale to our healthcare system.”
Nuance PowerShare Network is already used by more than 1,900 provider organizations for sharing images via the cloud using open standards.