International Teleradiology Selects Cloud-Based Image Management

Dec. 1, 2009

Nov. 27, 2009, Chicago — International Teleradiology Corporation (ITC)  (San Diego),  has selected cloud-based, Software as a Service (SaaS) medical imaging platform for the reading, management and storage of its diagnostic images.  With specialized ITC radiologists located throughout the US and several other countries serving clients around the world, traditional PACS architecture created barriers to ITC’s complex workflow.  However, according to this leading teleradiology firm,’s centralized, universally accessible image repository, combined with its sophisticated online reading and management tools, provide the location-free solution that supports its successful business model.

            “By using technology, we have the ability to place preliminary and final read interpretations in the hands of the physicians who are tasked with achieving the optimal clinical diagnosis and the patient’s treatment plan,” said ITC’s Chief Medical Officer Christopher Pozza, MD.  “Interpretations can be integrated with the electronic medical record, achieving communication and efficiency which we believe will directly translate to improved patient care at a lower cost.”

            Dr. Pozza believes ITC can meet the challenges of teleradiology in today’s competitive marketplace by offering, high-quality, personalized ultra-fast service, combined with the inherent advantages of’s cloud computing 

architecture.  “ITC is committed to delivering the most outstanding service possible for its clients, and will help us further that goal,” he said.

   is a web-based cloud computing platform for storing  and sharing imaging data.  Additionally, from a single point of access, it provides all the essential image interpretation and workflow tools radiologists and others involved in medicine need.

   services  the entire spectrum of care by providing all imaging specialists, clinicians, hospitals and patients with a simple way to access medical images from a single website –—along with imaging toolsets optimized for each group’s needs..

            Using, ITC and other radiology groups can perform remote reading across geographic boundaries with greater control over report turnaround times and distribution to clients and referring doctors.  Radiologists can take advantage of a Universal Worklist that combines multiple sites and Radiology Power Tools™ that include sophisticated viewers for all specialties, embedded dictation, transcription with voice recognition, template reporting and management reporting tools.  The application eliminates the frustration of disparate reading toolsets.

            According to ITC, a key advantage of is that as a pay-as-you-go SaaS solution, it converts image management fees into an operational expenditure. Accelarad manages both software upgrades and help desk services for ITC and its customers. Using, IT resources can be rapidly re-provisioned, and multiple redundant servers provide reliability and disaster protection.  Prior to upgrading to, ITC utilized Accelarad’s VRN solution.

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