DIGISONICS receives ASE certification for the ImageGuideEcho Registry

June 19, 2019
Durham, NC (June 18, 2019)– The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) is pleased to announce that Digisonics has received Certification as a Software Reporting Vendor for the ImageGuideEcho Registry. Practitioners utilizing the DigisonicsCardiovascular Information System, DigiView, will be able to seamlessly transmit real-time data to the ImageGuideEcho Registry and thereby avoid manual data entry and workflow modification.

“Seamless data submission through Certified Software Reporting Vendors is critical to the success of the ImageGuideEcho Registry,” says Registry Committee Chair Sherif F. Nagueh, MD, FASE. “Digisonics’ certification represents a key in the registry’s growth and allows Digisonics’ customers to participate in the registry with minimal impact on workflow – a goal identified early on by registry participants and ASE.Ease of data submission combined with free ASE member participation in ImageGuideEcho will only expedite the registry’s tremendous growth to date.”

“Digisonics strives to provide the ‘best of class’ clinical interpretation solutions for PACS and structured reporting for the field of echocardiography,” says Digisonics CEO Diana McSherry, PhD. “By partnering with ASE and the ImageGuideEcho Registry through Software Vendor Certification, Digisonics is pleased to provide its customers with this integrated solution for improving quality through registry participation for the benefit of practices and patients alike.”

ImageGuideEcho exists to assess specific quality metrics and patient outcomes as a vehicle to drive technology application and quality improvement within the field of echocardiography for the benefit of patients, physicians, researchers, and other stakeholders. Participation in the Registry is free for ASE members in 2019. ASE, together with the support of its partners Lantheus Medical Imaging, Bracco Diagnostics, and the National Board of Echocardiography, is underwriting the cost of the enrollment to benefit the field of cardiovascular ultrasound.

ASE is the Society for Cardiovascular Ultrasound ProfessionalsTM. Over 17,000 physicians, sonographers, nurses, and scientists are members of ASE, making it the largest global organization for cardiovascular ultrasound imaging and as such the leader and advocate, setting practice standards and guidelines for the field. The Society is committed to improving the practice of ultrasound and imaging of the heart and cardiovascular system for better patient outcomes.

Digisonics provides top-rated clinical image management and structured reporting systems for cardiovascular (CVIS), radiology, and obstetrics & gynecology. Digisonics structured reporting solutions combine high performance image review workstations, a powerful PACS image archive, an integrated clinical database, comprehensive analysis capabilities and highly configurable reporting for multiple modalities. Key applications are complemented with interfaces to information systems and 3rd party vendors, providing facilities with a seamless, efficient clinical workflow.