KIRKLAND WA., March 5, 2018 – Precision Image Analysis (PIA) and Siemens Healthineers have agreed to cooperatively offer PIA’s one of a kind, cloud-based, image post-processing services in the Digital Ecosystem of Siemens Healthineers. PIA provides expert analysis of Neuro, Cardiac and Vascular MRI and CT studies on market-leading software platforms as a service, allowing clients to avoid purchase of expensive software systems and more effectively manage their budgets.
“Healthcare clients worldwide are under ever-increasing pressures to cut costs but provide the best care possible”, says Mary Waiss, CEO, PIA. Waiss goes on to say “PIA’s unique deployment of best in class software platforms combined with our 24x7x365 available expert analysts provides healthcare systems and imaging centers with an affordable expertise not otherwise available within the confines of an operating budget.”
Scott Flamm, MD, MBA and past President of the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR) adds, “The connected future of software, data analysis and global collaboration lies in the Cloud, and healthcare should not be the last industry to leverage its combined workflow and diagnostic benefits. Precision Image Analysis is providing critical leadership with an expert level of Cloud-connected analysis, facilitating efficiencies and flexibility in healthcare delivery, and helping to offset the challenges of ever increasing downward pressure on capital budgets.”
PIA provides expert patient study analyses on market-leading software platforms and allows Cloud access to such platforms from any connected device. PIA analysts are experts in Cardiac, Neuro and Vascular exams within both Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Computed Tomography modalities.
The open and secured environment of the Digital Ecosystem from Siemens Healthineers is the right place to provide innovations like that. It effectively integrates and interconnects data and knowledge from a global and diverse network of healthcare stakeholders.
“The spectrum of members’ data, capabilities, digital offerings and access points to the Digital Ecosystem keeps growing and allows healthcare providers worldwide to harness the power of healthcare going digital. We will generate unprecedented insights through our own offerings as well as through innovative digital health partners like PIA. The goal is to help customers using data to deliver value based care with better outcomes at lower costs. We are very excited to welcome PIA to our Digital Ecosystem”, said Alexander Lippert, Head of Digital Ecosystem at Siemens Healthineers.
About Siemens Healthineers Digital Ecosystem
The Digital Ecosystem from Siemens Healthineers provides an open and secured environment for digitalizing healthcare. It effectively integrates and interconnects data and knowledge from a global and diverse network of healthcare stakeholders. Digital offerings developed by members of the Siemens Healthineers Digital Ecosystem will help to increase decision making capabilities based on data-driven insights. A dedicated store for digital offerings from Siemens Healthineers and as well its partners will allow users to quickly assess the different offerings and the use cases they serve. It supports healthcare institutions to efficiently purchase and deploy digital health offerings within their setting.
For more information, please visit: siemens.com/healthineers-digital-ecosystem
About Precision Image Analysis
PIA is a world class, HIPAA compliant, ISO certified, CFR 21 Part 11 compliant service provider of cloud-based, advanced medical 3D image post-processing and secure data analysis. PIA serves the global healthcare, research communities, as well as clinical trials arenas. PIA offers an excellent opportunity to avoid software and hardware purchases while incorporating advanced image quantification at reduced cost and increased quality with exceptional standardization, reproducibility and turnaround times.