NY Daily News - "US Project Enables Instant Access To Medical Scans"
Patients can now instantly download their medical scans and images from an internet-based "cloud" system and distribute these to their physicians for diagnosis wherever they might be located. This has been made possible by an image share project that has been introduced by five US-based academic institutions – the University of California, the University of Chicago, the University of Maryland, the Mayo Clinic in Rochester and The Mount Sinai Medical Center. "The patient can arrange with their radiologists' office to have their images and the radiology reports exported into an internet-based personal health record," said Dr. David Mendelson, principal investigator of the image share project. Learn more