Misys Radiology
Misys Radiology (Raleigh, NC) manages information and images into one easy-to-use, easy-to-access information source delivering operational efficiencies. Innovative features optimize daily radiology-department operations and standardize functions enterprisewide to allow for true RIS/PACS integration. Misys facilitates and assists customers in improving patient care and reducing costs through a customizable workflow using comprehensive business intelligence tools. (866) 647-9787; www.misyshealthcare.com.

The medical equipment service and support industry needs management and service training, technical support, and continuing education. DITEC’s (Solon, Ohio) training helps managers implement and manage radiology service programs. The company trains service professionals with courses in the fundamentals of radiology and with advanced product-specific courses. DITEC also provides courses in biomedical and clinical laboratory as well as telephonic and on-site technical assistance. DITEC supports continuing education by presenting at biomedical meetings and shows, and with its yearly DITEC Continuing Education conference. (440) 519-1555; www.DITECnet.com.

Siemens Medical Solutions
The syngo® multi-modality workplace from Siemens Medical Solutions (Malvern, Pa) makes it possible to complete all aspects of image processing in one location. Individual applications and seamless cross-modality functions result in optimized clinical workflow within radiology and across the health care facility.  The syngo workplace is unique in that it uses the same user-software interface across all Siemens imaging systems for seamless cross-modality workflow. (610) 448-4500; www.medical.siemens.com.

RSTI (Solon, Ohio)  has offered multi-vendor, multi-modality hands-on service training on diagnostic imaging systems since 1985.  RSTI’s 20,000-square-foot facility provides an ideal setting for both classroom and laboratory instruction. Students perform lab exercises on 44 state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging systems that simulate a hospital environment. The latest additions to RSTI’s training curriculum are PACS certification and multi-vendor CT, CR, laser printers, and bone densitometry. Multi-vendor MRI service classes will begin in the fall of 2007. (800) 229-7784; www.rsti-training.com.