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Dicom Systems and USARAD.com Announce Partnership and Introduce Beta Version of 'XMRI.com,' New System by USARAD.com
Nov 25, 2011 (07:11 AM EST)


Enables Consumers to Receive Primary and Secondary Radiological Opinions Online

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- San Francisco-based healthcare IT company and interoperability experts Dicom Systems announces the beta version of XMRI.com, a new B2C service that enables consumers to receive primary or secondary radiological opinions online.

The system utilizes a unique cloud-based platform and was developed alongside leading national outsourced radiology service provider, USARAD.com. USARAD.com's CEO, Michael Yuz (MD, MBA), comments, "We are excited to be working alongside Dicom Systems. Their advanced interoperability and teleradiology interface engine framework which allows integration with any RIS, PACs or EMR systems accelerated the development of our service, enabling us to deliver more effectively this truly revolutionary B2C service for the second opinion market."

The partnership fits perfectly with the Dicom Systems priority of improving workflow and access to teleradiology networks. Second opinions have been standard medical practice for years, but until now the radiological second opinion service was either not available or was very expensive. With XMRI.com, it is possible to receive a second radiological opinion quickly and easily online.

The system utilizes proprietary patent-pending* cloud-based technology, enabling anyone to receive expert radiological interpretations online. Patients, radiologists, other physicians and medical facilities (as well as legal and insurance professionals) can now - with Dicom Systems technology - upload images online and receive almost immediate radiological reports. XMRI is currently in the Beta stage and has a limited liability until final production release.

About Dicom Systems, Inc.

Dicom Systems (http://www.dcmsys.com) offers a 100% secure web-based DICOM and HL7 routing and interface engine appliance for hospitals, clinics and diagnostic imaging centers. Its proprietary technology dramatically simplifies the client's IT structure by applying industry standard protocols, such as SNMP, SSL/TLS, DICOM and HL7, thus enabling users staggeringly quick and effective access to information regardless of their physical location within the enterprise. Trusted by top healthcare facilities, and providing the most effective integrated workflow in digital imaging, Dicom Systems ensures that doctors, practitioners and diagnosticians have the most reliable and most immediate access to patient data from across their Healthcare Enterprises.

Press Inquiries:

Tanya Wehr, Dicom Systems, Inc.
415.684.8790, tanya@dcmsys.com

About USARAD.com, LLC

USARAD.com is a fully physician-owned and operated company that interprets general and a full range of subspecialty exams in all imaging modalities. Utilizing unique Radiology-On-Demand™ cloud-based technology, USARAD.com is committed to providing timely and responsive image review using highly qualified specialists. All subspecialty interpretations are performed by board-certified fellowship-trained radiologists and cardiologists. USARAD.com are headquartered in Mt. Laurel, NJ, and are one of the fastest-growing teleradiology groups in the country. The company provides 24/7/365 service in all 50 states for imaging centers, hospitals and mobile imaging providers.

Press inquires:

Dave Morgan at 888-886-5238 x 44, Dan Klosterman at x 41

* Joint patent was filed with The United States Patent and Trademark Office. US patent pending 61/551,473 - "Method and apparatus for providing radiological second opinions, reports available in any language."

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SOURCE Dicom Systems, Inc.