Novarad Adds PACS Contract at Kansas Community Hospital

American Fork, Utah, Aug. 9, 2011 – Novarad expands its installations in Kansas, Sumner Regional Medical Center is the latest community hospital to install NovaPACS. Located in Wellington, the hospital provides medical services to 15+ surrounding South Central Kansas communities.

Browns Medical Imaging, a Novarad distributor in the Midwest facilitated the contract with Sumner Regional Medical Center.

NovaPACS was selected to complete the hospital’s advanced imaging services that also include 4-D Ultrasound and MRI. Because the PACS system is web based, images stored in the PACS are quickly accessible to both staff and referring physicians. With the PACS, Sumner Regional Medical Center anticipates that reading and reporting turnaround will significantly improve because its radiologists will have the benefit of customizable menus, saved preferences, stat reads, and check-out and e-sign capabilities.

Additionally, fast installation and seamless integration with existing systems were also factors in the decision to select Novarad.

NovaPACS is Novarad’s complete, turnkey PACS system offering fast image retrieval, full-feature viewer with intuitive interface, and 7-year on-site archive with off site emergency back up. Full screen viewing, easy to use menus and mouse-based functions are available to help enhance efficiency and referring physicians have complete access to images and reports from any computer. To complement NovaPACS, Novarad offers the NovaRIS scheduling and automated billing solution.

About Novarad Corporation

Novarad, www.novarad.net, provides a full range of affordable PACS, mammography, orthopedic, cardio and radiology information┬ásystems, DR and peripherals to hospitals, clinics and imaging centers. The privately owned company based in American Fork, Utah currently has installations of its product at more than 720 sites worldwide. Novarad offers a subscription-pricing model that combines the department’s image load with the number of radiology workstations required to determine low up-front fee with a fixed recurring monthly fee.

Press Contacts:

Paul Shumway, Novarad Corporation, pauls@novarad.net, 877-668-2723

Stephanie Miller, Novarad public relations, smiller@ppbh.com, 801-487-4800 x141

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