Johns Hopkins Medicine Selects Vital Images, Inc.'s, Universal Viewer After Side-By-Side Vendor Comparison

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MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 22, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vital Images, Inc., a Toshiba Medical Systems Group Company and leading provider of advanced visualization and analysis solutions for healthcare providers, was selected by Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM) to integrate into JHM's Epic electronic medical record (EMR) system. VitreaView® was rated the highest in each of the evaluation categories, including performance, ease-of-use, user interface, clinical use and most recommended solution.

VitreaView helps physicians view images (DICOM and non-DICOM) from disparate databases across the enterprise. In addition, VitreaView provides physicians with easy-to-use, Web-based access to role-specific, patient-centric views of imaging history. The internal evaluation process and future plans at JHM were featured in an informatics Grand Rounds presentation.

About VitreaView®

VitreaView is designed for flexible deployment and leverages industry standards. It is also scalable, fault tolerant, and can be fully virtualized. VitreaView's software-only platform is a zero download, zero foot print, browser and operating system independent solution. Users on different devices may access the functionality in VitreaView through multiple systems, including the Web or via EMR, EHR or portals.

About Vital Images, Inc.

Vital Images, Inc., a Toshiba Medical Systems Group Company, is a leading provider of advanced visualization and analysis software for physicians and healthcare specialists. The company's software provides users productivity and communication tools to improve patient care that can be accessed throughout the enterprise anytime, anywhere via the Web. For more information, visit

CONTACT: AT VITAL IMAGES: Nichole Gerszewski (952) 487-9647

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