DR Systems Announces Issuance of U.S. Patent for Systems and Methods for Viewing Medical 3D Imaging Volumes

Thu, 03/14/2013 - 2:48pm
The Associated Press

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 14, 2013--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 method of matching medical images according to user-defined matching rules.

US Patent No. 8,217,966 describes a method of automatically tracking the portions of a 3D medical imaging volume, such as the voxels, that have already been displayed according to use-defined display parameters, notating those portions, and providing the user with information indicating what portions of the imaging volume have been displayed at full resolution.

KLAS® recognized DR Systems and its Unity RIS-CVIS-PACS-Reporting platform as the leading PACS vendor and product in its "2012 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services" report published in December 2012. The KLAS report highlighted several technology attributes of the Unity PACS, including intuitive design of the user interface, depth of functionality, and ease of use.

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



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