DR Systems Announces Issuance of U.S. Patent for Automatic Retrieval of Medical Data

Thu, 09/20/2012 - 8:15am
The Associated Press

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 20, 2012--DR Systems, the leading independent provider of enterprise-wide medical imaging and information systems, announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued to the company a new patent, relating to a system and method for transmitting medical data.

US Patent No. 7,970,625 describes an “Auto Pull” retrieval of medical data. In one embodiment, a computer system receives filter criteria from a user of a first computer. Furthermore, the computer system may receive schedule information defining a schedule for checking for medical data. Depending on the embodiment, either the computer system or a remote server periodically selects, based upon the received schedule, medical data satisfying the received user-specific rules. The selected medical data is then transmitted to the computer system.

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About DR Systems DR Systems is the leading independent provider of enterprise-wide imaging and information management systems for integrated healthcare networks, hospitals, and diagnostic imaging centers. Over two decades, the company has helped more than 600 hospitals and imaging centers lower their cost of operation by improving management of patient information, eliminating ancillary IT systems and interfaces, and increasing workflow speed, while also providing better clinical quality and patient care. For more information, call 800-794-5955 or visit

CONTACT: Dowling & Dennis Public Relations Liz Dowling, (415) 388-2794 or DR Systems Douglas Dill, (858) 200-8716 KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY DATA MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE HEALTH HOSPITALS MEDICAL DEVICES OTHER HEALTH MANAGED CARE SOURCE: DR Systems Copyright Business Wire 2012 PUB: 09/20/2012 08:15 AM/DISC: 09/20/2012 08:15 AM


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