ROCHESTER, N.Y., Dec. 10 — The CARESTREAM PACS from Carestream Health, Inc., is now on the list of approved PACS HL7 interfaces for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The CARESTREAM PACS passed the VA’s validation test and can be now marketed to VA healthcare facilities nationwide by Carestream Health sales representatives.
CARESTREAM PACS also complies with IHE profiles and with U.S. Federal government privacy, security and patient safety regulations. CARESTREAM PACS also conforms to VHA workflow requirements with VistA Imaging.
VistA Imaging is the VA’s medical and healthcare imaging system—an electronic medical record (EMR) system that includes clinical images, scanned documents, motion video and other non-text data. VistA Imaging stores approximately one pedabyte (1 million gigabytes) of data.
The mission of the Department of Veterans Affairs is one of service to more than 27 million veterans who have served their country. The VA operates a nationwide system of hospitals, clinics, Veterans Integrated Service Networks (VISN), data processing centers and National Cemeteries.
About Carestream Health, Inc.
Formed in 2007, Carestream Health, Inc., is a worldwide provider of dental and medical imaging systems and healthcare IT solutions; molecular imaging systems for the life science research and drug discovery/development market segments; and x-ray film and digital x-ray products for the non-destructive testing market. For more information about the company’s broad portfolio of products, solutions and services, please contact your Carestream Health representative or visit www.carestreamhealth.com.
CARESTREAM is a trademark of Carestream Health, Inc.