Wednesday, November 2, 2011

medQ and aycan install RIS and PACS systems at Digital Diagnostic Center

Integrated solution provides efficient digital imaging and patient management system for new imaging site in Louisiana.

Dallas, Texas, November 1, 2011.  medQ, a leader in radiology information technology and service solutions, in conjunction with its business partner aycan, a recognized worldwide leader in medical imaging, announced today the installation of a fully integrated digital imaging and patient management system for Digital Diagnostic Center (DDC), a new full-service imaging center in Denham Springs, Louisiana.

The joint solution is comprised of medQ’s Q/ris 3000 customizable enterprise software, and a complete PACS solution from aycan. medQ and aycan will also provide ongoing service and support.

Designed specifically for DDC, the integrated solution from medQ and aycan provides an end-to-end digital imaging and patient management system that enables DDC to provide highly efficient and cost effective radiology and ultrasound imaging services to the Denham Springs community. 

“With the installation of its Q/ris 3000 enterprise solution, DDC is capable of ordering, scheduling, front desk operations, DICOM modality worklist, technologists work lists, and full voice recognition-based dictation integrated with their onsite PACS from aycan,” said John Norman, CEO of MedQ.

“The medQ team worked closely with my staff to design the workflow process and train my team to ensure we had a fully integrated workflow and a seamless and successful launch of our new facility,” stated Dr. Charles Greeson MD, Medical Director at Digital Diagnostic Center.  Dr. Greeson went on to say, “The fact that the Q/ris-aycan combination provides us with a completely integrated and virtually paperless operation ensures our operations will start out and continue at a high level of efficiency and productivity.  The dictation program, with integrated real time voice recognition, also allows us to have the reports out to our referring physicians in minutes, a definite positive to improve patient care.”

“aycan is proud to work with medQ to provide complete digital imaging solutions for radiology and other imaging centers,” said Frank Burkhardt, aycan Director, North & Latin American Operations.  “The joint solution supports the growing demand for higher quality, more efficient medical solutions while lowering costs,” said Burkhardt.

The aycan PACS solution includes: aycan Store, a scalable, high performance DICOM archiving and distribution system; aycan workstation OsiriX PRO, an FDA and CE certified, cost effective and highly functional 64-bit workstation for conventional, multi-slice and other image reading; and Eizo medical imaging monitors.

medQ and aycan will be demonstrating the joint RIS-PACS solution in their booths at this year’s RSNA in Chicago, November 27th through December 1st, 2011.

medQ, inc., headquartered in Dallas, Texas, provides radiology information technology and service solutions that enable healthcare providers to deliver quality, cost effective patient care. Our medQ solutions provide an end-to-end, patient centric diagnostic imaging management process that result in greater operational efficiencies and improved patient outcomes in addition to overall bottom line improvements.  Visit us at RSNA 2011, Booth #5500 South Building.  Learn more at

ABOUT aycan
With a focus on vendor neutral integration and service, aycan is a worldwide provider of solutions for viewing, printing, sharing, and storing medical images and information that improve workflow efficiency and drive down costs.  aycan works with other industry innovators such as Xerox and Apple, whose quality products are part of their solutions. aycan supports customers worldwide with European headquarters in Wuerzburg Germany, and U.S. headquarters in Rochester, New York. The company is privately held.  Visit us at RSNA 2011, Booth #8707 North Building (Hall B).  Learn more at

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