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Application Modernization

Mindy Rathe
October 20, 2014
One of the latest buzzwords relating to electronic content management (ECM) is "application modernization." What is it and why should you care?
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Data Consolidation with Enterprise Archiving Solution (EAS) in Hospitals

Mindy Rathe
January 9, 2013
Hospitals face considerable challenges when migrating legacy data to new Hospital Information Systems (HIS) in addition to PACS. Industry analysts estimate that anywhere from 60-80% of information stored within a legacy system is not accessed on a regular basis.
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Migrating Medical: Document Images from PACS to EMR

Mindy Rathe
August 15, 2012
A Healthcare provider's PACS (picture archive and communication system) is the definition of a legacy patient record system. Since its inception, it has been the repository of choice for a number of regularly generated medical images. These include ultrasound, magnetic resonance, computed tomography, endoscopy, mammograms, radiography and ophthalmology. The images are created in the DICOM format, which stores patient data with the image. Until more current technologies were developed, PACS was also used for a number of other documents within hospitals and clinics, making it their default document management solution.
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