– Universal Clinical Platform to provide a federated clinical content management solution to support military medical facilities worldwide with anytime, anywhere access to patient studies
BLOOMINGTON, Minnesota, Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire — Acuo Technologies®, the world leader in high-performance software and services for clinical content management and data migration, announced today that the Defense Logistics Agency of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has selected the Acuo Universal Clinical Platform (UCP) as a new vendor neutral archive (VNA) solution for patient imaging logistics. UCP will consolidate imaging studies from 39 U.S. Army PACS sites and 23 U.S. Navy PACS sites located at military healthcare facilities throughout the world.
The nine-year contract, worth approximately $40M, comprises products and services from BRIT Systems, Dell™ Computer Systems and Acuo. Under the DINPACS III contract award, BRIT Systems will provide contract and project management and Dell will furnish storage hardware installation and support, with Acuo’s Universal Clinical Platform providing VNA software, HL-7 integration and migration services for over 25 million patient imaging studies.
“The Acuo team is excited to participate in the health and healing of those who defend our freedom,” said Jeff Timbrook, CEO for Acuo Technologies. “With a highly mobile population that literally spans the globe, delivering patient information to the right place at the right time has been a logistical challenge for Army and Navy physicians. Acuo’s Universal Clinical Platform will enable the Department of Defense to finally achieve its goal of having all clinical content available to every military physician, anytime, anywhere. Ultimately, this deployment means higher quality, more responsive care for the military Warfighter, Wounded Warriors and their families around the world.”
Acuo’s UCP implementation efforts will begin immediately and continue into 2013, with migration efforts expected to continue over the next several years.
About Acuo Technologies
Acuo Technologies, with headquarters in Minneapolis, MN, was founded in 2000 with the objective of developing the first enterprise-wide collaborative Universal Clinical Platform (UCP) solution for medical image content, both DICOM and Non-DICOM. Today, Acuo supports implementations of UCP around the world, including locations in Africa, Australia, Europe, North America and South America. For more information on providing superior clinical content management and data migration while simplifying operations and reducing costs, visit www.acuotech.com.