March 5, 2013 – MILWAUKEE, WI
TeraMedica Inc., the leading provider of true vendor neutral architecture, today announced an enterprise image management technology partnership agreement with FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. Under this new agreement TeraMedica will provide its VNA technology and design expertise to Fujifilm who will then optimize and integrate the clinical repository solution with their medical and imaging information management system.
“We are very excited about working with Fujifilm on this objective. Although they are a global market leader in diagnostic imaging and healthcare informatics, we share a common entrepreneurial and innovation drive,” says Jim Prekop, TeraMedica President and CEO. “By leveraging our respective technology platforms and strengths, we have the opportunity to significantly improve both the efficiency and simplicity of patient-centered clinical image workflows across the entire healthcare enterprise.”
“TeraMedica has achieved technological excellence in the area of vendor neutral information management and distribution,” said Jim Morgan, vice president of Medical Informatics, FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. “This partnership leverages our combined technologies to create a compelling solution with benefits that the market will quickly realize.”
TeraMedica Evercore VNA technology integrates and manages patient-centric clinical content in the clinical and research settings across wide geographies, including standard DICOM objects. Evercore VNA also possesses the ability to natively manage and distribute beyond DICOM using global standards such as MPG, JPG, PDF and many other critical clinical content such as treatment plans for cancer care or vital reports in non-standard formats.
About TeraMedica® Inc.
TeraMedica, Inc., a global healthcare informatics company based in Milwaukee, WI, is the leading provider of vendor neutral, enterprise-wide solutions for unrestricted medical image management. The company began with the successful development of a cross-departmental, patient-centric clinical image archive for the Mayo Clinic in 2001. To date, TeraMedica has over 600 customer-driven deployments on six continents. Such flexibility can only be achieved by an organization that is committed to exceeding customer expectations using a technology platform that has been designed for adaptation. For more information, visit www.teramedica.com.
FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. is a leading provider of diagnostic imaging products and medical informatics solutions to meet the needs of healthcare facilities today and well into the future. From an unrivaled selection of digital x-ray systems, to the Synapse® brand of PACS, RIS and cardiovascular products, to advanced women’s health imaging systems, Fujifilm has products that are ideal for any size imaging environment. The Endoscopy Division of FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc., supplies high quality, technologically advanced, FUJINON brand endoscopes to the medical market. FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. is headquartered in Stamford, CT. For more information visit www.fujimed.com and www.fujinonendoscopy.com.
FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation, Tokyo, Japan, brings continuous innovation and leading-edge products to a broad spectrum of industries, including electronic imaging, digital printing equipment, medical systems, life sciences, graphic arts, flat panel display materials, and office products, based on a vast portfolio of digital, optical, fine chemical and thin film coating technologies. The company was among the top 10 companies around the world granted U.S. patents in 2011, and in the year ended March 31, 2012, had global revenues of $27.8 billion*. Fujifilm is committed to environmental stewardship and good corporate citizenship. For more information, please visit www.fujifilmholdings.com.
*At an exchange rate of 79 yen to the dollar.