The American Hospital Association Exclusively Endorses Radiation Dose Management and Analytics Solution From Imalogix

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Cloud-Based Solution Helps Hospitals Limit Radiation Dose to Protect Patient Safety and Meet Regulations

The American Hospital Association (AHA) today announced it has exclusively endorsed the Radiation Dose Management and Analytics Solution from Imalogix. Following a proprietary due diligence process, Health Forum, the strategic business enterprise of the American Hospital Association (AHA), awards the AHA Endorsement to products and services that help member hospitals and health care organizations achieve operational excellence.

To protect patient safety, and to comply with The Joint Commission’s diagnostic imaging standards regarding radiation dose, hospitals are striving to ensure radiation doses are kept as low as reasonably achievable.

The Imalogix™ Radiation Dose Management and Analytics Solution makes it easy for radiology professionals to document and track dose, compare performance with national benchmarks, and systematically reduce dose exposure through advanced analytics that guide adjustments to protocols, scanners or other issue root-causes. The field’s perception of achieving compliance is that the process can last a year or more. Imalogix™, a cloud-based system, typically installs in less than an hour and is immediately available for hospitals to review their performance. This enables organizations to comply with The Joint Commission requirements in days without disrupting organizational workflows.

Suitable for hospitals and health care enterprises of any size, the Imalogix™ solution provides automatic protocol mapping that can save hospitals hundreds of resource hours in manual efforts. It also offers unlimited staff training and a subscription-based model that does not impact capital budgets. Through the guidance of board certified medical physicists, Imalogix Premium Edition™ helps organizations rapidly establish, implement, and monitor compliance practices.

“The Imalogix solution allows health care organizations to turn patient-level dose and enterprise performance data into actionable information that results in reduced dose exposures and improved operational performance,” said Kathleen Wessel, vice president, business management for Health Forum. “As the first true cloud-based radiation dose management and analytics solution, it stands apart by providing meaningful information within minutes after installation, compared to weeks or months by other solutions. Its 100 percent client retention rate further demonstrates its excellence.”

“We are honored to have the endorsement of the American Hospital Association. It is exciting to be acknowledged as an innovative company that is redefining imaging solutions,” said John Heil, CEO for Imalogix. “At Imalogix, we give our customers unprecedented insight and knowledge into their imaging practice, which allows them to improve the quality of care and safety of their patients.”

About the AHA
The American Hospital Association (AHA) is a not-for-profit association of health care provider organizations and individuals that are committed to the improvement of health in their communities. The AHA is the national advocate for its members, who include nearly 5,000 member hospitals, health systems and other health care organizations and 43,000 individual members. Founded in 1898, the AHA provides education for health care leaders and is a source of information on health care issues and trends. Visit http://www.aha.org to learn more.

About Health Forum
Health Forum is the strategic business enterprise of the American Hospital Association (AHA) dedicated to serving member hospitals by helping them identify the optimal solutions to their most pressing market challenges. Through the AHA Endorsement, along with educational programs featuring peers and industry experts, Health Forum supports the decision-making process for hospitals looking for partners to help with clinical integration, information technology, talent management, cultural transformation, financial sustainability, the patient flow, and other key challenges.

Health Forum is proud to reinvest its profits in the AHA Mission: To advance the health of individuals and communities. For more information, contact us at solutions(at)aha(dot)org or 800.242.4677. Also connect with us via Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.

About medInt Holdings, LLC d.b.a. Imalogix
Headquartered in King of Prussia, Pa., medInt Holdings, LLC is a Healthcare IT company that integrates with the diagnostic and therapeutic disciplines, turning data into usable knowledge to improve patient safety, increase quality and save lives. Its flagship product, Imalogix™, helps you manage your risk by providing the industry’s only enterprise platform to protect your imaging business, your patients, your providers and your margins. For more information, please visit http://www.imalogix.com.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

American Hospital Association:
Marie Watteau
Vice President, Media Relations and Digital Media
American Hospital Association
202.626.2351
mwatteau(at)aha(dot)org

medInt Holdings, LLC d.b.a. Imalogix:
David Steigerwalt
Product Manager
Imalogix
855.687.9100
david.steigerwalt(at)mihllc(dot)com

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