Cancer Treatment Centers of America chooses Merge Healthcare as its sole radiology imaging vendor

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We are excited to share the news that Merge Healthcare has recently collaborated with Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) in a multi-phase deal that aims to optimize workflows and increase efficiency. CTCA will leverage Merge’s iConnect® Enterprise Archive, a 2015/2016 Best in KLAS winner, iConnect® Access, Merge PACS™ and Merge CADstream® for end-to-end imaging solutions. This will position CTCA and Merge to collaborate further on other initiatives, as it relates to imaging across its health system.

During the first phase of the engagement, CTCA will launch Merge’s solutions at its Zion, Illinois, and Philadelphia locations. The following phase will expand Merge’s solutions to CTCA’s other three locations in Newnan, Georgia; Goodyear, Arizona; and Tulsa, Oklahoma.
“For nearly three decades, Cancer Treatment Centers of America has been helping patients win the fight against cancer using advanced technology, and we are honored that Merge Healthcare’s solutions are helping us in this fight,” said Nancy Koenig, General Manager at Merge Healthcare. “As CTCA’s single radiology imaging vendor, Merge’s integrated solutions will further enhance CTCA’s ability to provide the highest quality and most cost-effective care to its patients.”
In addition, Merge Healthcare has teamed up with Intrasense, a company specializing in multimodality software platforms for the review and analysis of latest generation medical images to enhance its Merge PACS™ offering with a new feature that will help CTCA track tumors over time.

“As a global leader in the oncology and radiology advanced quantitative imaging space, Intrasense is excited to provide Cancer Treatment Centers of America with its unique Myrian® platform of clinical tools as an integrated partner with Merge PACS™,” said Kurt Farhy, VP sales and business development at Intrasense. “We believe the Intrasense solutions will provide an effective balance between radiology and oncology workflows offering qualitative and quantitative consistent results, in following the patient chain of care.”

Originally posted on: 3/22/2016 2:12:37 PM

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Michael Klozotsky
Michael Klozotsky is Global Marketing Leader for Watson Health Imaging.

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