Fact Sheets

Remote Medical Image Post-Processing

Medical Image Post-processing as a Remote Cloud-Based Solution

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MR SERVICES

Remote Magnetic Resonance Post-Processing and Analysis

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CT Services

Remote Computed Tomography Post-Processing and Analysis

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Vascular Services

Remote Vascular CT and MR Post-Processing and Analysis

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Neurological Services

Remote Neuro CT and MR Post-Processing and Analysis

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TAVR Services

Remote TAVR Post-Processing and Analysis

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CMR Services

Remote Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Post-Processing and Analysis

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CCTA Services

Remote Cardiac Computed Tomography Angiography Post-Processing and Analysis

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MRA Fact SHeet

Remote Magnetic Resonance Angiogram Post-Processing and Analysis

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Imaging Core Lab

Imaging Core Lab services

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F.A.Q.

Why should we consider outsourcing to PIA if we already have an Imaging Lab. ?

PIA provides vital backstopping to existing in-house post-processing capabilities, that ensure continued quality service and improved workflow.

We provide coverage for days or weeks when your facility is short-staffed, or expertise for cases where you may not have the onsite software or experienced personnel needed to process specific cases.

 

 

Do you provide training for client staff?

Yes, PIA offers a quality educational training program from expert staff members who have over 20 years of experience in CMR and CCTA.  Your staff will gain practical education around CMR and CCTA criteria and measurement which will include a performance assessment and feedback.  Upon completion, your technologist will have a comprehensive understanding of image acquisition and the basic cardiovascular capabilities of their MR and CT system. As a result of this expert training, our clients see up to an increase of 3x in scanner throughput.

 

 

Are there Image Transfer Options?

Yes, PIA can receive images in many different ways to meet a client’s needs. Secure automated solutions include:

  • DICOM Gateways
  • Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)
  • Leased Lines

Manual web transfers of image files is also available, and ideal for low projected volumes.

 

 

Can we request changes to an analysis?

Yes, PIA prides ourselves on our responsive service. We receive (and reply to) instructions, amendments, or questions via email, phone, or text—and we are available to set-up joint tele-sessions for one-on-one support.

Videos

CAN OUTSOURCED POST-PROCESSING IMPROVE IMAGING WORKFLOW?

View this short video:

How outsourced post-processing of CT and MRI studies can improve imaging workflow.

Does outsourced post-processing enable a better use of time?

View this short interview with:

Dr. Scott Flamm,
Past President of the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance

Ralph Gentry,
Director of Cardiovascular Imaging and Education for PIA

Dr. Michael Wheat,
Clinical Cardiologist.

Listen to their thoughts on how outsourcing the post-processing of CT and MRI studies can enable a better use of time for Physicians and Technologists.

How important is access to medical imaging software?

Interview with:

Dr. Scott Flamm,
Past President of the Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance

Ralph Gentry,
Director of Cardiovascular Imaging & Education Precision Image Analysis (PIA),
A.A.R.T. CT & MR Technologist,

Listen to this discussion on the importance to Physicians and Technologists of access to medical imaging software.

What is the value of outsourced post-processing to radiology departments and imaging centers?

Interview with:

Ralph Gentry,
Director of Cardiovascular Imaging & Education,
Precision Image Analysis (PIA),
A.A.R.T. CT & MR Technologist

Is outsourced image post-processing a beneficial option for busy hospitals and imaging centers?

Interview with:

Dr. Michael Wheat,
Interventional Cardiologist

White Papers

Comparison of the Work Effort and Accuray of Post-Processing Cardiac MR Among Attendings, Fellows, and Third-party Vendors

Study comparison the time and accuracy of post-processing performed by an outsourced third-party to post-processing by attending physician alone, or in conjunction with a radiology fellow.

PRECISION IMAGE ANALYSIS QUALITY STATEMENT

Improving accuracy through evidence-based protocol development, training, certification, and quality control programs

PIA OBSERVER VARIABILITY AGAINST MULTIPLE CENTERS

Multi-Center Variability: Precision Image Analysis compared with Leading Core Laboratories and Institutions for LV Function Quantification

A SMALL SHIFT FROM THE INDUSTRY STANDARD COULD SAVE MILLIONS ON EARLY PHASE TRIALS

Improving accuracy through evidence-based protocol development, training, certification, and quality control programs

PATIENT DROPOUT RATE REDUCTION THROUGH THE USE OF CARDIAC MRI AS A SECONDARY ENDPOINT TO ECHO

Current trends show a new way to solve an old problem—Cardiac Toxicity monitoring through imaging needs to be improved.

IMPROVING PATIENT MANAGEMENT WITH CARDIAC MRI AND INNOVATIVE REMOTE POST-PROCESSING ANALYSIS

Improving workflow through the implementation of an outsourced cost-effective remote post-processing analysis service