GE Healthcare partners with Trice Imaging, Inc. to take ultrasound image management to the cloud
See. Click. Send. New Cloud-based Ultrasound Solution Enables Instant, Enhanced Collaboration Among Clinicians
Rome – 25 September 2016 – GE Healthcare and Trice Imaging, Inc., a cloud-based medical imaging solutions provider, today announced a commercial partnership to provide a new way for clinicians to connect with their colleagues and patients. This solution – called Tricefy™ – adds cloud-based image sharing, diagnostic collaboration, remote reviewing, archiving and Electronic Health Record (EHR) integration to GE Healthcare’s Ultrasound Women’s Health product portfolio. The system, available today in certain countries and regions, enables collaboration among physicians through one-click ultrasound sharing and secure archiving.
“With clinicians and patients increasingly demanding seamless access to medical imaging, we’re committed to providing simple solutions that are not only clinically intuitive, but also make the care process more fluent,” commented Roland Rott, General Manager of Women’s Health Ultrasound for GE Healthcare. “The Tricefy solution does just that, as it meets a growing need by clinicians to collaborate with remote colleagues and share examination results with patients.”
Tricefy seamlessly integrates with GE Healthcare’s Women’s Health ultrasound offerings – including today the Voluson E series product line and ViewPoint 6 reporting software – and will ultimately align with GE Health Cloud. Tricefy improves the clinical and patient experience in several ways:
- CLINICIANS can now access images and reports from anywhere, and remotely collaborate with other physicians via cost-efficient, secured storage.
- HOSPITALS can see economic benefits as well, given that Tricefy integrates into existing PACS Systems, saving on implementation costs. In addition, the solution eliminates the need for DVDs or thumb drives.
- Receiving their baby’s first images is among the most exciting moments for expectant parents. With Tricefy, PATIENTS will receive high quality images, videos and reports easily and directly on their phones/emails during the course of a routine ultrasound exam.
“Trice Imaging provides an efficient cloud-based platform to connect all of our ultrasound devices. With Tricefy, we have the ability to easily share images, clips and findings with the fetal maternal unit of the University Hospital in Tours. Tricefy’s cloud-based solution saves us time and money, improving the efficiency of our weekly meetings and the quality of diagnoses overall,” says Dr. George Haddad, President of Collège Français d’Echographie Fœtale (CFEF). “CFEF has several members providing diagnostic support and education to rural regions, and Tricefy enables them to perform remote ultrasound examination. This exchange of images, data and findings is not only highly time and cost efficient, but it also provides the opportunity to collaborate globally and improve medical care, education and research.”
“We are honored that GE Healthcare has chosen Trice as its partner to further accelerate the Company’s cloud-enabled healthcare initiative,” said Asa Nordgren, CEO and Co-founder of Trice Imaging. “The integration of Tricefy on GE Healthcare’s exceptional devices, as well as their global presence and renowned sales force, will further support and accelerate our commitment to delivering state-of-the-art service to healthcare providers and their patients around the world. Together with GE Healthcare, we look forward to exploring innovative ways to connect medical devices to the cloud and providing access to medical image data anytime, anywhere.”
GE Healthcare and Trice Imaging will debut Tricefy at the 2016 International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG) World Congress in Rome, Italy on September 25.
About GE Healthcare:
GE Healthcare provides transformational medical technologies and services to meet the demand for increased access, enhanced quality and more affordable healthcare around the world. GE Healthcare (GE) works on things that matter – great people and technologies taking on tough challenges. From medical imaging, software & IT, patient monitoring and diagnostics to drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies and performance improvement solutions GE Healthcare helps medical professionals deliver great healthcare to their patients. http://www.gehealthcare.com
Trice Imaging, Inc. is mobilizing medical images with their cloud-based system Tricefy, making it possible to send scans from any imaging modality to a mobile device. Physicians can access images and reports from anywhere and remotely collaborate with other physicians, while obtaining cost-efficient, secured, backed-up storage. Patients can immediately receive high-quality images that they can print, store, publish, share with family and friends, or send to doctors for a second opinion.
Trice Imaging’s patented technology was awarded “Best Mobile Innovation for Health” at the 20th Global Mobile Awards and is currently improving medical imaging systems and diagnostic software in 15 geographic markets. The privately held company is headquartered in San Diego, California, with offices in Stockholm, Sweden, and Munich, Germany. For more information, visit us at http://www.trice.wpengine.com.
 Tricefy is only available in the USA, Canada, Columbia, Mexico, Costa Rica, Germany, Great Britain, Spain, Poland, Switzerland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Saudi Arabia, UAE, India, Morocco, Australia, New Zealand, Japan and South Korea.