Case study VGR

Support collaboration and efficiency with a vendor-neutral Clinical Archive

Healthcare officials from Västra Götaland Region (VGR) in Sweden were looking to integrate Radiology services and provide standardised access of the patient history in their region.

GE Healthcare and VGR developed a single clinical archive that supports patient clinical information sharing and teleradiology.

Integrating 17 hospitals across western Sweden through a single information infrastructure

With a shortage of Radiologists, the VGR region needed to increase mobility ofits clinicians to report across facilities and provide quick access to both images and the patient history.

GE Healthcare provided a single vendor-neutral clinical archive solution that supports the integration of clinical data from 17 hospitals and the technology from 7 different RIS/PACS suppliers. Thus, helping to improve information transparency, harmonise patient history and increase efficiency among the hospitals of the VGR region.

Benefits

  • Shared access to patient history, images and reports
  • Harmonisation of information with one common source of truth
  • Reduction in data storage needs
  • Improved turnaround of teleradiology services and second opinion

Learn more about Centricity Clinical Archive

Take advantage of Centricity Clinical Archive, GE Healthcare’s robust multi-ology, multi-site vendor neutral solution that helps transform rigid, departmental data and information silos into fluid, information sharing systems. In liberating patient data from departmental silos, Centricity Clinical Archive not only relieves clinicians from navigating through multiple systems that don’t communicate, but puts patient data into one resource directly at the point of care, where it’s needed most.

Centricity Clinical Archive provides critical tools for healthcare systems: A highly scalable repository, intelligent image lifecycle management capabilities, IHE-XDS support and flexible tools to help consolidate and manage a variety of application data across multiple departments, specialties, hospitals and regions. Centricity Clinical Archive’s intuitive, zero foot-print, non-diagnostic clinician viewer, interfaces with electronic medical records to provide a single point of access for a robust view of the patient’s images and associated clinical documents.

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