The healthcare industry is a perfect example of digital transformation in action. For many years now we have heard of the transition from analog to digital medical images for a wide variety of “ologies” starting with radiology (MRI, CT-Scan, X-Ray) and now evolving toward cardiology, pathology and more. Healthcare software companies such as Sectra Healthcare are leading the way in providing a comprehensive suite that supports these various -ologies under the umbrella of Enterprise Image Management (EIM). EIM provides a common framework for doctors to access applications and their associated medical images, as well as providing a shared platform for insurance providers and.
The “Silver Tsunami”—our aging population – brings massive amounts of data into the system, because older patients use more healthcare. Having data is important, but being able to access and put the data to use is the critical part.