Share Medical Images Safely During COVID-19 Pandemic

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have made the decision to temporarily make our medical image sharing solution available free of charge to help keep your staff and patients safe, and to help mitigate the spread of the virus. To use this service, please visit: https://www.purview.net/covid-19

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Topics: Image sharing, patient access, covid-19

Should Patients Have Access to Medical Images?

As a responsible physician, you may worry about the potential effects of giving your patients electronic access to their medical images. However, many of these fears aren’t justified by the facts. If you’re worried about the dangers of giving your patients access to their medical images, the following may help to put your mind at ease.

Let’s take a look at the risks and benefits of sharing medical images with patients:

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Topics: Image sharing, patient access

Veterinarian? Here Are 3 Steps To Share Records With Specialists

Physicians treating humans are not the only ones that have a need to share images with specialists in a prompt manner. In fact, if you are a veterinary specialist reading this, you have probably endured a great deal of frustration with people who feel that treatment for animals is not as much a time sensitive priority as human healthcare treatment. Well, we are here to tell you that we care about animals just as much as you and agree that sharing important life saving images should not be a time-consuming process. Here are three easy steps to start expediting things right away...

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Topics: Image sharing, Veterinary

Is There an Alternative to Burning CDs For Patient Imaging?

Anytime you see a patient that has medical imaging taken, you have to provide them copies of their information. If you don’t, then they won’t have an easy way to share that information with specialists regarding their condition. Besides, if you don’t provide them with a copy of their imaging, the responsibility is fully yours to send the imaging where it is needed. So, while we can agree that giving patients ownership with their medical imaging generally makes everyone content, is there a better and cheaper option other than burning CDs and DVDs?

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Topics: Image sharing, patient image portal, CDs and DVDs

How to Share Your Radiology Reports in a Single Click

Just the other day I overheard someone talking to a receptionist at their doctor’s office. They were asking for the fax number so that their physical therapist could send over the report and discharge summary. Now, is it just us, or is this baffling? It’s 2018. We have the ability to literally pay with our face...on our mobile devices, but we still have to fax medical reports and records? If you don’t care to get a physical paper receipt for every cup of coffee you buy, then you probably are not too keen on having to read faxed reports with smudged ink. Share your radiology reports with a single click on a secure platform. Here’s how…

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Topics: Image sharing, Purview ViVA, Radiology Worklist

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