BLOOMINGTON, Minn., Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Acuo Technologies®, the leader in high-performance software and services for intelligent clinical content management and data migration, is pleased to announce the latest release of its award winning Universal Clinical Platform (UCP3). Version 6.0 adds advanced features required for next generation Vendor Neutral Archive solutions with standards based clinical registry and repository capabilities, unmatched infrastructure versatility, and increased performance and scalability.
AcuoAccess™ and AcuoWorkflow™ are introduced with this release. These components offer an intelligence layer based on Web Services and RESTful APIs that facilitate enterprise workflow, a comprehensive tag mapping platform with input, output and query support, and access to DICOM and non-DICOM data, including support for the MINT protocol. "Acuo is pleased to offer next generation capabilities by exposing its enterprise VNA collaboration and orchestration capabilities through Web Services," stated Shannon Werb, Chief Operating Officer. "This functionality will allow Acuo's customers and partners to experience unprecedented access, control and flexibility – resulting in true data ownership."
UCP3 introduces enterprise Master Patient Index capabilities, based on the PIX and PDQ IHE actors along with a "plugin" architecture that provides a flexible extension to varying MPI requirements within complex customer and HIE environments. The cloud enabled solution is further augmented by integrations to third party cloud storage providers such as Nirvanix® and Scality® (based on Amazon S3).
UCP3 version 6.0 enhances non-DICOM support through an innovative enterprise approach based on the IHE XDS.b profile, including and XDS.b Repository and Registry, enabling management of any non-DICOM content in a standard based context. "Data can be stored and retrieved via the IHE Web Service based transactions or RESTful APIs," stated Razvan Atanasiu, Chief Technical Officer, "this facilitates scalability via streaming and also simplifies the workflow for customers who do not have an IHE infrastructure already deployed. Acuo has successfully completed the testing of these actors at the 2012 IHE Connectathon and is also proud to announce its participation in the HIMSS IHE Interoperability Showcase."
About Acuo Technologies
Acuo Technologies, with headquarters in Minneapolis, MN, was founded in 2000 with the objective of developing the first enterprise-wide collaborative Universal Clinical Platform (UCP3) solution for medical image content, both DICOM and Non-DICOM. Today, Acuo supports implementations of UCP3 around the world, including locations in Africa, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South America, United States and the United Kingdom. For more information on providing superior medical image lifecycle and content management while simplifying operations and reducing costs, visit www.acuotech.com.
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