Nitor Group Unveils DICOMDirect at HIMSS 2012

Press Release | Nitor Group, Inc. | February 21, 2012

WASHINGTON, DC and LAS VEGAS, NV, February 21, 2012 -- Nitor Group, Ltd., a healthcare IT consulting provider and a significant contributor to the advancement of the Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN), now NwHIN, from trial implementation to today's production status, unveils a HIPAA compliant, cloud-based HISP --- DICOMDirect.com.

"With the press of a button, healthcare providers can safely and securely send large DICOM medical images (CT Scan, MRI, mammography, etc.) to a provider or patient. DICOMDirect is easier than email!" said Doug Hill, Partner, Nitor Group. "Without expensive modifications to existing systems and workflow, healthcare providers can push diagnostic quality medical images over the internet directly to the intended recipient."

DICOMDirect, based on ONC's DIRECT project, enables a provider to securely push medical information over the internet using industry accepted standards and protocols. "Our product manages the complexity of delivering large DICOM images, while preserving the diagnostic quality of the images through the compression and encryption process", said Buff Colchagoff, Partner, Nitor Group. "DICOMDirect is specifically designed to handle the complexity of large file transfers and digital certificates, streamline the compression, encryption, and transmission of DICOM images, and integrate easily into existing workflow." DICOMDirect makes sending medical information as easy as creating an account, selecting DICOM images, select a recipient, and hitting the send button.

Media Contact: Doug Hill Nitor Group, Ltd., 3015202116, doug.hill@nitorgroup.com

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