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SystemsOne Remote MRI Added at Centennial Heart and Vascular Center
The SystemOne Remote MRI enables physicians to treat patients onsite, remotely, and collaborate with colleagues at hospitals in other cities.
Under the direction of David Honeycutt, M.D., a cardiac radiologist specialist located at Centennial, RemoteMRI will enable the treatment and diagnosis of patients at Redmond Regional. With this technology Honeycutt can remotely control Redmond Regional’s MRI, read scans, and collaborate with Redmond technicians. This collaboration is beneficial to Redmond Regional, which has cardiac MRI equipment but not a specialist to read scans or technicians to keep up with the demand.
“One of the most exciting aspects of this project is the connectivity between hospitals in northwest Georgia and Nashville that allows for sharing of best practices between the programs. It allows each facility to learn from the particular expertise of partnering physicians and staff, which broadens the knowledge base of those involved in the care of the patient,” said Carlton Ulmer, COO of Redmond Regional. “Two of the top cardiology groups in the Southeast, are working together to provide a service that is currently not offered between Atlanta, Birmingham and Nashville. That’s exciting.”
With RemoteMRI physicians have a workstation set up in their office to directly connect to a Cardiac MRI Unit through an integrated dedicated network. Physicians can remotely control the equipment and read the MRI scans in real time. Specialists can connect to multiple sites, leveraging their time efficiently and providing more effective patient care. Hospitals and medical centers can retain the patients in their facilities and immediately process billing for the procedures.
SystemsOne is working with leading physicians and healthcare systems to deploy these unique and specific applications worldwide to provide greater connectivity to remote and rural hospitals.
SystemsOne is a solutions-based company providing a full range of proprietary products and services that redefine how healthcare is delivered. Through these innovative systems, physicians and other medical professionals can improve the quality of care for their patients by more effectively managing the delivery of information. More information is available at Systemsonellc.com
TriStar Centennial Heart and Vascular Center is Middle Tennessee’s largest heart facility. The Center is designed to provide collaborative and complete heart care among a wide range of specialties for patients with heart-related health concerns and events. More information is available at FutureofHeart.com.
Redmond Regional Medical Center, also a member of the Tristar Health System, is located in Rome, Georgia, and serves all of northwest Georgia and parts of Alabama. Redmond offers a full service cardiology product line and is nationally recognized as a top cardiac care center. More information is available at Redmondregional.com.