Trice Imaging Inc. announces a joint strategic partnership with North American Fetal Therapy Network (NAFTNet)
Del Mar, CA— July 5th, 2016, The North American Fetal Therapy Network (NAFTNet) and Trice Imaging, Inc., a leader in mobile medical imaging, announced a strategic partnership today.
The cooperation between Trice and NAFTNet is centered around enabling its clinical research network consisting of 30 voluntary sites which study the natural history of fetal disease and develop therapeutic prenatal interventions to improve outcomes. Trice Imaging will provide the platform needed to enable the participating centers within the network to centrally aggregate, distribute and collaborate on research data seamlessly via the Tricefy™ cloud platform.
Trice Imaging makes it easy and simple for medical professionals and patients to instantly access medical images from anywhere. The Tricefy™ platform includes the ability to manage images in the cloud, instantly collaborate with colleagues, share images with patients, interface with health record systems, and finally, send encrypted data from imaging systems through mobile devices to any communication device such as mobile phones, tablets and computers within seconds.
“In order to improve research techniques, NAFTNet looked to the cloud to assist with the execution of it’s most recent project centered around analysis of 30 different imaging studies to assess variability in fetal lung volume measurements. The Tricefy platform enables us to easily distribute anonymized data sets to all parties with no complex IT involvement and gather feedback leading us to rapidly move through the research process. Normally, the technical nuances add weeks to months of delay. A platform like Tricefy eliminates complexitiy around sharing of and collaborating on data across the organization” said Dr. Anthony Johnson, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Pediatric Surgery, Co-Director of the Fetal Center at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and ISUOG Outreach Chairperson.
Aamir Siddiqi, GM North America and Emerging Markets at Trice also expressed his enthusiasm for the partnership, saying “Working with the NAFTNet organization is a rewarding venture that allows us to foster research in the field of fetal therapy at a faster pace with the hope to improve clinical outcomes. Our cloud platform for ultrasound will enable its member sites to centrally collect, review and share results on critical research. Our collaborative effort with NAFTNet will eventually set the benchmark in ultrasound reseach initiatives that are traditionally burdened with manual and cumbersome tasks. We look forward to the future initaitives with our partners at NAFTNet. The collaboration demonstrates clinical and technical expertise that is needed in healthcare to ultimately improve the delivery of care across the globe.”
Dr. Anthony Johnson, Professor Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatric Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston; Co-Director, Fetal Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston TX, USA, +1.713.486.6552 Anthony.Johnson@uth.tmc.edu
Aamir Siddiqi, GM North America and Emerging Markets, Trice Imaging, Inc., USA, +1.720.375.0865 firstname.lastname@example.org
The North American Fetal Therapy Network is a voluntary association of 30 medical centers in both the United States and Canada that perform advanced in-utero fetal diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Physicians at these fetal treatment units practice in both academic and community-based environments, and specialize in fields such as maternal-fetal medicine, pediatric surgery, neonatology, pediatric cardiology and fetal ultrasound. For more information and a complete list of members, visit us at www.naftnet.org.
About Trice Imaging
Trice Imaging, Inc. is a privately owned company at the intersection of wireless technology and healthcare. Trice mobilizes medical images by sending them from any imaging modality to any mobile device. Physicians receive remote access to images and reports, cost efficient storage, and the ability to collaborate with other physicians. Patients receive high-quality medical images that they can print, store, publish, and send to family and friends or to doctors for a second opinion. Trice Imaging’s award winning, patented technology is a value added service to any medical imaging system or diagnostic software. Trice Imaging is headquartered in San Diego, California and has offices in Stockholm, Sweden and Munich Germany For more information, visit us at www.triceimaging.com.