Echo Data Management System
Echo Data Management System. Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) isan initiative by healthcare professionals andthe industry to improve the way computer systems in healthcare share information. As such, IHE promotes the coordinateduse of established standards, e.g. DICOMand HL7, to address specific clinical needs in support of optimal patient care. IHE is designed to allow the clinical customer to select datacompatible equipment.Deploying IHE standards within the Image-Arena echo data management solution provides benefits not only for clinicians, but also for IT specialists andhealthcare administrators. Clinicians are provided with more accurate, quicker access to critical information, especially as echo reports are accessible all over the hospital.IT specialists benefit from the IHE scheduledworkflow profile that defines theflow of information for the key steps in atypical echo lab (i.e. registration, ordering,scheduling, acquisition, distributionand storage) making it easier for the ITspecialist to select compatible componentsfrom different vendors, thus resultingin reduced configuration and interfacingcosts. It, furthermore, enables IT specialiststo concentrate on improving thecore functionality of systems, rather thandeveloping and maintaining redundant,point-to-point interfaces. It makes it possibleto implement a streamlined workflowso that clinicians can make moreefficient use of their time.Last, but not least, this echo data managementsystem also eases the burdenfor the healthcare administrators whomust balance technical, fiscal, clinicaland personnel constraints by offering aclear path toward acquiring integratedsystems.
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