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At HIMSS, DR Systems Will Exhibit Patient Engagement Solutions

DR Systems, a leading provider of Enterprise Imaging Solutions and KLAS #1 PACS, will be exhibiting new capabilities designed to increase the quality and efficiency of patient services at HIMSS 2014. Also on display will be Health Companion, an enterprise patient portal for secure messaging and patient engagement.

eMix, DR Systems' cloud-based solution for image sharing and report delivery, will be demonstrating its new Instant Sender platform at HIMSS. Instant Sender allows any patient, doctor, or facility to quickly and confidentially deliver medical imaging exams, reports, and other medical information to any recipient. No setup, registration, or contract is required. The recipient can view images and information using a zero-download viewer, or route to a PACS. The solution is available at www.eMix.com.

“eMix Instant Sender is a game-changer for healthcare. Every radiologist receives requests to review medical images from friends, neighbors, family members, lawyers, and potentially, patients seeking second opinions. Now, there is one simple answer, 'Just eMix it to me'. With eMix Instant Sender, any radiologist can quickly and easily receive and review exams without the need to install a viewer or even an Active-X control—all using DR Systems’ specially adapted zero-download viewer,” said Murray A. Reicher, MD, FACR, Chairman of DR Systems.

Also on exhibit will be DR Systems’ 2011/2012 ONC-HIT certified complete ambulatory EHR Technology (CEHRT) for meaningful use. DR Systems’ eHR for Meaningful Use provides a simple cloud-based and vendor-neutral solution for eligible professionals to comply with the meaningful use objectives established by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). To date, DR Systems has enrolled more than 2500 physicians in the CMS EHR Incentive Program. DR Systems’ eHR and its partner Health Companion® PHR provides a unique patient engagement tool that can be used to both pre-register patients and securely deliver reports via the web.

DR systems has partnered with Health Companion, a 2014 ONC-HIT certified EMR for secure patient messaging and patient engagement. Health Companion provides a unique enterprise patient portal that enables healthcare organizations to standardize on a single patient engagement platform across multiple EMRs, to improve operational efficiencies. Health Companion President Kevin Whiteley stated, “We provide significant value to providers and health care organizations with a real-time compiled report to population health and wellness compliance, secure patient messaging, web-based pre-registration, and delivery of medical reports, including secure medical imaging results. In the fourth quarter of 2013, Health Companion securely transported over 1.9 million patient records.”

DR Systems will be exhibiting its Unity RIS, currently the leader in the KLAS 2013 trend report for large facilities – along with the full complement of modular Unity CVIS, PACS, and reporting options. A multi-site practice can employ a single unified RIS worklist to launch and drive one or more PACS. It is also possible to launch the RIS/Reporting system from a third-party PACS.

At HIMSS, DR Systems will be at Booth #3434. HIMSS 2014 will be held Feb. 23-27, 2014 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.

About DR Systems, Inc.

DR Systems is the leading independent provider of enterprise imaging and information management systems for integrated healthcare networks, hospitals, and diagnostic imaging centers. Over two decades, the company has helped more than 600 hospitals and imaging centers lower their cost of operation by improving management of patient information, eliminating ancillary IT systems and interfaces, and increasing workflow speed, while also providing better clinical quality and patient care.

KLAS® has recognized DR Systems and its Unity™ PACS as the #1 ranked PACS vendor and product in its “2012: Best in KLAS Awards – Software & Services Report.” The company also received the #1 overall PACS vendor ranking in 2001, 2006, 2007, 2010, and 2011.

For more information about the company, call 800-794-5955 or visit www.drsys.com. For more information about eHR Meaningful Use, visit www.drsysehr.com. For more information about eMix, visit www.emix.com.

About Health Companion, Inc.

Health Companion is a 2014 ONC-HIT certified cloud-based, consumer-centric, communication platform for individuals, families, social groups, providers, payers, employers, and EHR Partners created to improve health outcomes and lower health costs. Health Companion® offers multiple websites for consumers, providers, and employers, and well as mobile phone applications aimed at helping consumers obtain and understand their healthcare records. The company provides an internally developed tool that helps consumers determine their prevention and wellness needs, including which preventive measures are funded without co-pay or deductible under Affordable Care Act. The main consumer website, at www.HealthCompanion.com includes a complete personal health record, a personal health finance management tool, and social networking features.

For additional information about Health Companion, visit www.healthcompanion.com or call 866-944-8196.

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