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Acuo Technologies Announces a New Offering That Enables Sharing of Imaging Studies Securely and Affordably

Acuo's new AcuoShare solution is a simple, yet effective tool that can quickly and safely share studies with other healthcare entities.

BLOOMINGTON, Minn., Nov. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Acuo Technologies, developers of high-performance medical image management software, data migration tools and services, today announced a new product offering called AcuoShare that allows image sharing across the networks of hospitals, clinics & affiliates.

The AcuoShare solution is based on the versatile Acuo Technologies DICOM Services Grid(TM) Software. The Acuo AcuoShare enables secure access from various PACS to medical images from sources throughout the healthcare enterprise, enabling system-wide efficiencies, improving access to critical medical imaging, quicker response time, and improved patient care.

AcuoShare is a simple and efficient solution that enables PACS Administrators at affiliated healthcare institutions to securely share medical imaging studies with authorized users. Whether for patient transfers, professional referrals, or study over-reads, images can be securely staged in a virtual drop box and made available to authorized PACS Administrators for retrieving and viewing.

AcuoShare leverages current VPN technology between institutions for secure access between sites. Included are the professional services required to install and configure the Acuo software, configure basic Tag Mapping functions, and provide system administrator training.

"We are excited to be able to offer this innovative capability to the marketplace. We have heard from many customers that there is a need to improve the current study distribution in the industry," said Jeff Timbrook, CEO of Acuo Technologies. "We feel that AcuoShare enables Healthcare facilities to resolve their study sharing challenges and do so in the most cost effective manner. This is just another indication of how Acuo can provide standards based solutions to creatively solve image management needs in the healthcare provider marketplace."

About Acuo Technologies

Acuo Technologies, with headquarters in Bloomington, MN, was founded in 2000 with the objective of developing the first enterprise-wide collaborative asset management solution for medical DICOM images residing in a Picture Archiving and Communications System (PACS). Over 475 system implementations around the world have deployed DICOM Services Grid(TM) software solutions. For more information, visit www.acuotech.com.

DICOM is the registered trademark of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association for its standards publications relating to digital communications of medical information.

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