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Medical Imaging

The Visual Verdict: DICOM vs. JPG Images in Legal Proceedings

When an attorney is deciding between easy-to-handle JPG images or larger and bulkier DICOM files to illustrate their clients’ medical issues, which is better? Should you take the easy way out? 

What you may not know is that the file format for these images can significantly differ, impacting their integrity and relevancy to your case. If winning your case is important to you or your client, you probably shouldn't take the easy way out. 

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Lawyers Handling Medical DICOM Images for Litigation; How to get the most value from evidence without risking a HIPAA violation

Litigators involved in medical malpractice, personal injury, workers compensation, elder care law and other related medical fields, are realizing that medical images hold a trove of information that if used correctly, can make all the difference in their case. Often lawyers take the easier path by using "pictures" of medical images – jpg files – rather than the DICOM images themselves. This may be sufficient for a simple case. But a more complex case requires the richer, more complex and more difficult to view, store and share DICOM formatted file.

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Horos vs Purview Image, Osirix, etc.

Horos & Purview Image - What’s the Difference?

Horos, a free medical image viewer for Mac computers, is used around the world by over half a million (500,000) users in over 170 countries due to its powerful capabilities, ease of use, and free price point. Clinicians, researchers, students, and even IT professionals can easily handle medical images in a powerful viewer moments after downloading the program. With all of that in mind, what obstacles do Horos users run into that lead them to seek a purpose-built solution like Purview?

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How to Share Multiple Studies Simultaneously

Over the years, we've worked with countless imaging facilities, radiologists, researchers, and other experts to share medical records electronically with Purview Image™. Their feedback has provided invaluable insight into ways we can continuously improve on the Purview Image ™ solution. Some of our users have discussed gaining even greater efficiencies by sharing multiple image studies of a patient in one electronic link or email at a time. 

This week, we are covering exactly that - the Purview Image™ multi-share feature! Learn how you can reduce the number of steps it takes to grant someone access to a case with multi-study sharing.

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Will the DICOM Router Save Me Time?

Over the past decade, we've found that the amount of medical images and other records that are being shared electronically has exponentially increased from a combination of improved cloud computing capabilities and the market's desire for data mobility. The 2020 pandemic spurred further innovation and adoption, as physicians and patients all over the world required digital solutions to function. As the adoption of electronic sharing grows, both physicians and patients benefit from increased access to medical records and reduced lead time. There are a few ways to share studies electronically, but some are more efficient than others. 

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