Mercury Computer Systems and BRIT Systems form partnership in medical
2 November 2006
Chelmsford, Mass., USA. Mercury Computer Systems, Inc.
(NASDAQ: MRCY) has announced a partnership with BRIT Systems, a leading
PACS/RIS company based in Dallas, Texas, for the integration and
distribution of its image management system.
The partnership between the
companies paves the way for providing integrated high-end PACS systems,
enabling a significantly faster radiological workflow and outstanding image
quality for 2D, 3D and 4D data. In this way, consistent data are available
throughout the entire hospital enterprise. At the click of a mouse,
clinicians and radiologists can access medical data directly from the PACS
for diagnosis and patient treatment.
"BRIT Systems is delighted to
announce our partnership with Mercury for providing advanced 3D capabilities
into our Linux workstation," said Shelly Fisher, President of BRIT Systems.
"Through the use of a Linux client, Mercury's powerful 3D tools will become
an integrated part of our top-end workstation. This provides our application
with a tremendous increase in capabilities for supporting features such as
cardiac scoring and virtual colonoscopy. Plus, these features can also be
made available on our Windows platforms for referring physicians."
the agreement, BRIT Systems will integrate the Mercury Visage PACS and
Visage CS thin client server in its Roentgen RIS radiology information
system. BRIT can thus offer its customers an extended product portfolio
covering clinical applications in cardiology, PET-CT, surgery and
orthopaedics, and 3D tools.
Mercury will also deliver professional
services to BRIT to provide fast time-to-market turnkey solutions for
clinics and healthcare institutions. "We offer OEM partners tailor-made
solutions for the entire diagnostic workflow," said Marcelo Lima, Vice
President of Commercial Imaging and Visualization at Mercury. "Our partners
benefit from Mercury's decades of experience in and knowledge of modalities,
medical systems, and worldwide medical standards such as HL7 and IHE."