Mach7 Technologies Awarded U.S. Patent for Medical Image Capture with a Mobile Device

Portfolio of intellectual property expands as enterprise image management leader advances mobile device connectivity to the EMR.

Burlington, VT – January 13, 2016 – Mach7 Technologies has been awarded a United States Patent for handheld, mobile medical imaging modality.  Core to Mach7’s iModality mobile application, this technology strengthens and advances Mach7’s leadership position in enterprise image management and further demonstrates the company’s belief that the patient should always be at the center of care delivery.

Patent Overview

  • Covers any mobile device that can upload images and video into a patient’s electronic medical record (EMR)
  • Underscores Mach7’s breadth of expertise in software design for use in clinical environments
  • Enables telemedicine and mHealth initiatives and improves device-to-EHR interoperability

Patent Details

Patent No. US 9,223,932 B1 “Handheld Medical Imaging Mobile Modality” covers any mobile device that can; (i) authenticate a user on the device, (ii) capture images on the device (including video), (iii) enable the user to associate each captured image to a patient record that has been selected on the device, and (iv) wirelessly communicate both the image and the metadata to a server

Mobile Medical Imaging Technology Advanced Through an Enterprise Imaging Platform

The Patent covers any mobile device that can capture and upload imaging data into a patient’s electronic medical record (EMR). Using the patented technology, Mach7’s iModality mobile application brings the power and sophistication of Mach7 Enterprise Imaging Platform to mobile devices. The HIPAA compliant solution enables clinicians to securely capture medical imaging data including photos, videos, and notes using a web-enabled smart device (e.g., iPhone, iPad), send to an archive via Mach7 Enterprise Imaging Platform, and link to an EMR for immediate access.

iModality enables rapid mobile healthcare in the hands of patient-facing clinicians and moves image management closer to the point of care delivery speeding diagnosis and facilitating care collaboration.

“I feel honored and privileged to work with an accomplished engineering team focused on truly advancing the industry and making a difference in people’s lives,” commented Eric Rice, chief technology officer, Mach7 and one of the Patent authors. “From our earliest days, innovation has been at the heart of this company and the Patent award underscores the strength of the technology our team develops to power the future of enterprise imaging.”

The current Mach7 Technologies Patent authors include:

Eric Rice, CTO and Alexey Ulanov, Chief Engineer

Mach7 Technologies is a global provider of enterprise image management systems that allow healthcare enterprises to easily identify, connect, and share diagnostic image and patient care intelligence where and when needed. Mach7’s award-winning platform delivers image management including rapid record identification, integration, synchronization and routing, advanced clinical viewing, and optimized vendor neutral archiving. Mach7 has locations in the U.S., Asia, Australia, and the Middle East. Visit Follow us on Twitter, Google+, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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