Here’s a new and interesing mobile radiology application from Global Care Quest, Inc., a company that has received quite some coverage on these pages before (see flashbacks below).
From the press release:
The next time your doctor reviews your X-rays don’t be alarmed if he looks at his hand instead of a wall-mounted display. Chances are he is just using a new system that gives him the ability to see your images on his smartphone or PDA instead of a standard radiography display.
ICIS PocketPACS … is an advanced viewing application that can take images from virtually any Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS) and send it to a handheld device or mobile smartphone via wireless Internet or high-speed cellular phone network. The system displays and manipulates chest X-rays, bone X-rays, CT scans, MRI scans, and most other medical imaging modalities…
ICIS PocketPACSBeyond simple image display, ICIS PocketPACS offers a number of advanced viewing functions including zoom, pan, multi-slice scrolling, Cine mode, window-level contrast adjustments, and Image inversion and rotation. The system will display all PACS images at the maximum screen size and image resolution of which the handheld device is capable. In most situations ICIS PocketPACS displays diagnostic quality images suitable for assessment and patient triaging.
ICIS PocketPACS integrates with nearly every PACS or DICOM-capable system, including those from Kodak, GE Healthcare, and Agfa, as well as many others. It can also be used as part of the complete ICIS Mobile solution that provides real time access to electronic medical records, bedside monitoring equipment, physician’s notes, labs and more.