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Provider of VNAs for Oncology Sites Reaches Significant Milestone

By MedImaging International staff writers
Posted on 26 Sep 2016
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Image: The Synapse VNA is provides medical image and information management for enterprises (Photo courtesy of FUJIFILM).
Image: The Synapse VNA is provides medical image and information management for enterprises (Photo courtesy of FUJIFILM).
A large diagnostic imaging products and medical informatics solutions provider has announced that they have reached a milestone in the number of installations of their enterprise-wide medical information and image management Vendor Neutral Archive (VNA).

The company has installed more than 300 of the scalable VNA storage systems, used for managing cancer treatment data, at oncology sites around the world. The VNA manages all DICOM (Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine) and non-DICOM clinical oncology department data, used in the treatment of cancer patients. The data includes radiology diagnostic images, radiation treatment plans, and other clinical data. The oncology facilities that use the Synapse VNA interface more than 800 linear accelerators (linacs).

FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A. (Stamford, CT, USA) developed the Synapse VNA technology interface. The company is also a leading worldwide provider of diagnostic imaging products, and medical informatics solutions, including digital X-Ray systems, Radiology Information Systems (RIS), the Synapse PACS (Picture Archiving and Communication System), cardiovascular products, and advanced imaging systems for the women’s health market. The Synapse VNA enables clinicians to access and securely share the data and back it up, with disaster recovery capabilities.

VP of FUJIFILM Medical Systems TeraMedica Division USA, Greg Strowig, said, “Fujifilm truly dominates the oncology VNA space both for our innovative technology and also our knowledge of what it takes to deliver better cancer care. Cancer centers across the globe have turned to us because of our unparalleled experience with the management of cancer treatment data.”

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