Manipal Hospitals signs up with Fujifilm for storing medical records for global access

Manipal Hospitals has entered into an agreement with Fujifilm India to leverage the latter’s digital technology for storing sensitive medical documents and images.

Under the long-term agreement, Fujiflim India will provide Manipal Hospitals with a large-scale Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS). The PACS eliminates the need for manually storing, retrieving, and sending sensitive information, films, and reports.

In addition, the next-generation system will enable the storage of medical documents and images in secure off-site servers while the PACS software will ensure that such sensitive medical data can be accessed via mobile devices and workstations from anywhere in the world. The deployment will cover 23 hospitals and 45 Teleradiology facilities under the umbrella of Manipal Health Enterprises across the country, Manipal Hospitals said in a press statement.

The interoperability that this solution offers will accelerate our progress toward digitization across our network of hospitals. This solution will further help promote the penetration of Manipal Hospital’s clinical healthcare services across its network while making it convenient for both clinicians and patients, Manipal Hospitals CEO Dilip Jose said.

Through this association, we aim to provide superior technological medical facilities that can help save lives and encourage patients to become more engaged in their personal care, Fujifilm India MD Koji Wada said.

(With inputs from health)