Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) May 21, 2015
Steven Higgins, CTO of Candelis, Inc., will join a panel at the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine’s annual meeting to discuss the use of the cloud in healthcare. Mr. Higgins will be joined by several other panelists and Steven C. Horii, MD, FSIIM, the session host and Director, Medical Informatics, Department of Radiology and Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
Dedicated to imaging informatics across the enterprise, the SIIM 2015 Annual Meeting will focus on providing imaging informatics professionals with the education, tools, and science needed to optimize their department and bridge it with the enterprise.
During the panel, Mr. Higgins will provide key insights into current imaging IT challenges that cloud storage has addressed or is proposed to address, and discuss user and potential user concerns about cloud security, privacy, and protection from business failure of the cloud provider.
“As the first mover in the cloud arena for medical informatics, we are proud of ASTRA™’s superior capabilities, and are honored that Candelis was chosen by SIIM to speak about our innovative technologies using the cloud,” said Tricia Buenvenida, the company’s marketing director.
Candelis’ sophisticated cloud and appliance technology has allowed more than 2,000 hospitals and imaging centers to leverage a centralized system that includes robust image management and integrated workflow processes, all while accommodating their storage needs. In addition, Candelis’ premier pre-fetching and routing capabilities seamlessly provide access to prior data for a more complete patient history.
Held at the Gaylord National Hotel in National Harbor/Washington, DC, the session will take place on Friday, May 29 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM in Exhibit Hall CD.
About Candelis, Inc.
Candelis, Inc. is a leading provider of innovative and cost-effective solutions that significantly increase practice efficiency and quality of service provided to referring physicians and specialists. From self-monitoring appliances providing robust image management, DICOM and HL7 services to fully-featured visualization services to seamlessly integrated workflow products - augmented by ASTRA™, our state-of-the-art cloud services - Candelis is revolutionizing healthcare.