McKesson announced this afternoon that it has acquired Vivalog Technologies, a Seattle-based provider of Web-based knowledge management applications for imaging that includes the MyPACS.net reference site for case sharing. That site is visited by 70,000 imaging professionals monthly, according to the announcement.
From the press release: "With the addition of these solutions, McKesson’s information technology-based enterprise imaging offering continues to lead the industry in enabling healthcare facilities to provide better, safer care. McKesson’s enterprise imaging solutions offer unprecedented data sharing, connecting the entire care team and speeding the diagnostic process – from ordering a procedure to distributing reports and diagnoses. McKesson intends to continue to leverage the excellent standards-based connectivity of the Vivalog product set in order to allow the widest possible benefit to healthcare institutions."