DALLAS, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Heart IT, the global leader that pioneered the first FDA approved zero footprint medical imaging workstation, and iHeart Centers, the new standard for outpatient cardiovascular diagnosis and treatment, announced today that iHeart has acquired WebPAX® to facilitate the management of medical images.
iHeart chose WebPAX® as the exclusive PACS for every iHeart Imaging Center and iHeart Care Center. WebPAX® is integrated within iHeart's iScan platform, a proprietary IT platform through which iHeart creates, processes, stores, and displays medical images alongside the interpretation of the images. WebPAX® is a crucial link in the technology infrastructure allowing iHeart to deliver its unique iScan results.
With the integration of WebPAX® in the iScan platform, iHeart's medical images and results are accessible 24x7 in any web browser, with no specialized software or hardware of any kind, and with zero loss of diagnostic information.
"We are thrilled to be bringing Heart IT's patented, unique technology into our centers," said Casey Shattuck, President and General Manager of iHeart. "Heart IT is a crucial partner in our mission to establish iHeart Centers as the new standard for cardiovascular diagnosis and treatment."
About Heart IT:
Founded in 2000 and headquartered near North Carolina's Research Triangle Park, Heart IT is a global leader in the medical image web enablement field. Their flagship product, WebPAX® is the first FDA approved, zero footprint medical image workstation. It provides web-based medical image management technology and services to health care systems, large hospitals and private clinics as well as drug and device companies sponsoring multi-center clinical trials. Worldwide, WebPAX® systems currently provide secure web browser access to over one billion medical images. For more information, visit our website at www.heartit.com.
About iHeart Centers:
Based out of Dallas, TX, iHeart Centers are the new standard for outpatient cardiovascular diagnosis and treatment. iHeart Imaging Centers focus specifically on cardiac and vascular diagnosis, using proprietary MRI technologies to enable no-radiation, no-gadolinium diagnosis of the entire cardiovascular system. Using the same MRI diagnostics performed in iHeart Imaging Centers, our iHeart Care Centers also provide comprehensive outpatient treatment options. iHeart Care Center treatments include catheterizations for cardiac disease and for vascular disease in both arterial and venous vessels. No other outpatient center brings no-radiation, no-gadolinium diagnostics together with cardiac and vascular treatment under one roof.
For more information, visit http://iheartcenters.com.
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