is launching two new web applications, Cedara WebAccess and Cedara WebScheduler, through its OEM division.
The solutions are plug-in portals designed to help expedite and automate tasks such as patient and resource scheduling, and image and information distribution, according to the company.
Cedara WebAccess is a DICOM viewer that facilitates the distribution of radiology images and reports to referring physicians via the Internet. Users can access images and information without waiting for an application or file to download, says the company. The Cedara WebScheduler provides centralized capabilities for managing and scheduling imaging resources, and includes features like patient scheduling, dashboard monitoring of room utilization, and modality worklist management.
Officials from Carequality have stated that there are now more than 150,000 clinicians across 11,000 clinics and 500 hospitals live on its network. These participants are also able to share health data records with one another, regardless of technology vendor.
While stolen financial data still has a higher market value than stolen medical records, as financial data can be monetized faster, there are indications that there is ongoing development of a market for stolen medical data, according to an Intel Security McAfee Labs report.
A phishing scam at Baystate Health in Springfield, Mass. has potentially exposed the personal data of 13,000 patients, according to a privacy statement from the patient care organization and a report from MassLive.