Patients ask, "who owns my medical images?"

Question: who owns my medical images? Answer: you can look but not touch.

It may amaze you to learn that the X-rays, CT Scans & MRIs of intimate parts of your anatomy are not your property. Pretty shocking, huh? In fact, the imaging center or hospital that took these images owns the title (copyright) to the image itself and the media on which it exists. So, it shouldn't come as a surprise that many doctors are reluctant to provide their patients with these images.

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Topics: Purview, Purview Medical, Purview Blog, patient medical images, FDA

Transmit medical images without a VPN

Save yourself the frustration and transmit medical images without a VPN

Medical imaging sent over the Internet requires secure connectivity because it contains protected health information (PHI). Per the HIPAA Security Rule, ePHI (electronic protected health information) must be protected when handled (technically, administratively and physically). Therefore, we're constantly focus on the best and easiest methods to transmit medical imaging securely while remaining compliant.

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Topics: Purview Cloud, Purview Medical, Purview Solutions, transmit medical images, VPN

Baptist Health Lexington: Delivering reliable telestroke care

When it comes to telestroke care, transmission and evaluation of medical imaging must be fast, reliable, and easy.

When a patient arrives at a hospital or urgent care facility who has potentially suffered from a stroke, a CT scan is performed for evaluation. Lots of healthcare providers don't have a stroke specialist on-site, so they make the CT scan available for a specialist at another location. Baptist Health Lexington needed an imaging solution that was not only reliable, but was easy to access.

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Topics: cloud medical imaging, Purview, Purview Medical, Purview Solutions, telestroke care, telestroke

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