Today, Accelarad, a leading cloud-based medical image sharing solution, announced that it has launched Connect America, a first-of-a-kind program that will revolutionize accountable care by connecting patients, doctors and hospitals across the country with 21st century medical image-sharing. Accelarad is the largest and most experienced cloud-based medical image-transfer platform available today, enabling collaborative coordination of care while providing users with both security and simplicity of use.
Medical images are critical to trauma transfers, specialty consults, and patient image requests. Previously, images were shared manually on CDs, which had a high defect rate and often required patient rescans. Connect America will join together hospitals, clinics, physicians and patients from
"Sharing images via Connect allows us to immediately identify the appropriate medical specialist, and speed diagnostic images to them so we can quickly confer on the cases," said
"Already active in eight markets across the country, we are very excited to take the Connect program to a national level," said
Collaborative medical image and document exchange has the potential to eliminate the use of CDs, speeding up the treatment decision process and allowing doctors to focus on improved patient care. Furthermore, the free mobile app empowers patients to take an active role in their own wellness by making it easy to seek a second opinion or set up a specialist consult without requiring a full record release.
Healthcare providers and patients interested in joining the growing network can learn more and sign up at http://www.accelarad.com/connect-america. Likewise, all users can download the Accelarad app from the Apple App store.
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