The Current State and Path Forward For Enterprise Image Viewing: HIMSS-SIIM Collaborative White Paper.

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Clinical specialties have widely varied needs for diagnostic image interpretation, and clinical image and video image consumption. Enterprise viewers are being deployed as part of electronic health record implementations to present the broad spectrum of clinical imaging and multimedia content created in routine medical practice today. This white paper will describe the enterprise viewer use cases, drivers of recent growth, technical considerations, functionality differences between enterprise and specialty viewers, and likely future states. This white paper is aimed at CMIOs and CIOs interested in optimizing the image-enablement of their electronic health record or those who may be struggling with the many clinical image viewers their enterprises may employ today.





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Roth, Christopher J, Louis M Lannum, Donald K Dennison and Alexander J Towbin (2016). The Current State and Path Forward For Enterprise Image Viewing: HIMSS-SIIM Collaborative White Paper. J Digit Imaging, 29(5). pp. 567–573. 10.1007/s10278-016-9887-8 Retrieved from

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Christopher John Roth

Professor of Radiology

Dr. Roth serves as Professor of Neuroradiology, Vice Chairman of Radiology for Clinical Informatics, Duke Health’s Imaging Service Line physician lead, and Associate Chief Medical Officer. Clinically, Dr. Roth interprets brain and spine CT and MRI and performs minimally invasive pain therapy procedures such as CT-fluoroscopic guided epidural, facet joint, and transforaminal nerve injections. For Duke Health, Dr. Roth is the lead physician responsible for the Imaging vision and execution strategies for informatics, care quality, growth, finances, and patient experience. 



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