Steven Higgins, CTO of Candelis, Inc., will join a panel at the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine’s annual meeting to discuss the use of the cloud in healthcare.
Newport Beach, CA (May 21, 2015) – Steven Higgins, CTO of Candelis, Inc., will join a panel at the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine’s annual meeting to discuss the use of the cloud in healthcare. Mr. Higgins will be joined by several other panelists and Steven C. Horii, MD, FSIIM, the session host and Director, Medical Informatics, Department of Radiology and Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
Dedicated to imaging informatics across the enterprise, the SIIM 2015 Annual Meeting will focus on providing imaging informatics professionals with the education, tools, and science needed to optimize their department and bridge it with the enterprise.
During the panel, Mr. Higgins will provide key insights into current imaging IT challenges that cloud storage has addressed or is proposed to address, and discuss user and potential user concerns about cloud security, privacy, and protection from business failure of the cloud provider.
“As the first mover in the cloud arena for medical informatics, we are proud of ASTRATM’s superior capabilities, and are honored that Candelis was chosen by SIIM to speak about our innovative technologies using the cloud,” said Tricia Buenvenida, the company’s marketing director.
Candelis’ sophisticated cloud and appliance technology has allowed more than 2,000 hospitals and imaging centers to leverage a centralized
system that includes robust image management and integrated workflow processes, all while accommodating their storage needs. In addition, Candelis’ premier pre-fetching and routing capabilities seamlessly provide access to prior data for a more complete patient history.
Held at the Gaylord National Hotel in National Harbor/Washington, DC, the session will take place on Friday, May 29 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM in Exhibit Hall CD.
The Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) is the leading healthcare professional organization representing the interests and goals of those who work with and whose work is affected by the rapidly changing world of imaging technologies and information management. SIIM seeks to spearhead research, education, and discovery of innovative solutions to advance imaging informatics, enable the best use of images throughout the healthcare enterprise, and improve the delivery and quality of patient care.
About Candelis, Inc.
Candelis, Inc. is a leading provider of innovative and cost-effective solutions that significantly increase practice efficiency and quality of service provided to referring physicians and specialists. From self- monitoring appliances providing robust image management, DICOM and HL7 services to fully-featured visualization services to seamlessly integrated workflow products - augmented by ASTRATM, our state-of-the-art cloud services - Candelis is revolutionizing healthcare.