Not everyone has the time or the resources to build and maintain their own PACS. Fortunately, if you are a vendor that deals solely in modalities, desktop viewers, medical equipment, EHR - the list goes on - you don’t have to fret. You can provide your clients with an all inclusive package as opposed to them going to another vendor. As an OEM you can resell another company’s product under your branding and name. In fact, we took the liberty of listing 5 ways that becoming an OEM can help your business...
Let’s face it, everyone wants to save money! It doesn’t matter if you are a physician, a hospital administrator, a lawyer - everyone, even your next door neighbor is trying to find a way to save. The healthcare industry is as such that with reimbursements being pinched, looking at your checkbook can become an overwhelming feeling. As a result of trying to be more economical, we all fall into the trap of becoming hesitant to invest in what is required to truly become more efficient in our businesses. For a physician, it might feel safer to gravitate towards the low-cost desktop medical imaging viewer, or perhaps free open source software that runs that on your PC. In fact, you might even want to store your images there. While we applaud your initiative, we have some suggestions on where you can save money.
Traditionally, imaging modality equipment resellers haven't paid much attention to the picture archiving and communication system (PACS) that often operates along with their equipment.
Once you have decided to make the switch from a traditional onsite picture archiving and communications systems (PACS) to a cloud-based PACS solution, there are a number of items you should be sure you are thinking through. Planning out your transition to the cloud can look like a daunting task without the proper guidance.