MIC Medical Imaging Empowers Patients in Alberta Through PocketHealth

Edmonton, AB, September 13, 2021 — PocketHealth, developer of healthcare’s most unique digital image sharing technology, announced today that MIC Medical Imaging has selected its platform to make diagnostic image sharing more convenient for patients.  

For over 25 years MIC has been an essential health care service provider in Northern Alberta, operating 14 community-based imaging clinics and providing contract services to 12 Edmonton area hospitals and community health centres. A strong depth of in-house expertise and collaborative approach have made MIC a national leader in medical imaging – from the provision of screening exams to diagnosing the most complex conditions. Leveraging technology solutions, MIC continues to demonstrate leadership in providing innovative solutions focused on enhancing the patient care experience.

PocketHealth is a diagnostic image-sharing platform that gives healthcare providers the ability to share diagnostic images with patients, physicians and other healthcare organizations through an easy-to-use online experience. Deployed at over 550 healthcare facilities ranging from imaging clinics to community hospitals and multi-site health systems, PocketHealth creates an infrastructure that enables healthcare providers to send and receive imaging records without the use of networks or CDs.

“Our partnership with PocketHealth is a success story for patients in Northern Alberta,” said Brian de Haan, Director of Operations at MIC Medical Imaging. “The platform is incredibly innovative and gives patients access to their medical imaging records using their personal electronic devices. PocketHealth enables our patients to become more involved in managing their health concerns so that we can achieve positive outcomes together.” 

We are very excited to partner with MIC Medical Imaging to support patient care in Western Canada,” said Rishi Nayyar, Co-Founder and CEO of PocketHealth. “MIC is a leader in diagnostic imaging, and we’re honoured that PocketHealth will help take their organization to the next level of patient-centric care as well.”

About PocketHealth

PocketHealth is a patient-centric cloud platform that enables healthcare providers to share imaging records electronically with patients, instantly and securely. The platform has grown its functionality to enable direct sharing to hospitals and physicians, as well as instant DICOM retrieval and automated importing capability, creating a unified image management solution for over 500 hospitals and imaging clinics across North America. PocketHealth believes that by placing patients at the centre of the record release process, data moves more ethically, easily and securely throughout the care journey. Learn more at www.pocket.health

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