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    Colin Christie

    Colin Christie is the Chief Development Officer of Lifetrack Medical Systems. A serial entrepreneur, he founded and grew several businesses here and abroad. He is also a Founding Board Member of the HIM Association of the Philippines (HIMAP). Colin currently resides in the Philippines.

    Recent Posts

    New Feature: DICOM forwarding from worklist.

    Posted by Colin Christie on December 12, 2016

    Typically in legacy systems, the PACS admin function is hidden deep in some "Admin" page tree - or even requires a command line request.  In the Lifesys™  software,  everything is completely configurable and new features can be easily surfaced to any required user, with access directly from the worklist page.  This is true for the new feature below.

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    Topics: New Feature

    Medical-Grade a Myth

    Posted by Colin Christie on November 28, 2016

    The American College of Radiology (ACR) does not have a specific “medical-grade” requirement for monitors. The term is only used as guidance. In its Technical Standard for Electronic Practice of Medical Imaging Paper, ACR states that “practice parameters and technical standards are not inflexible rules of requirements of practice, and are not intended, nor should they be used, to establish a...

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    e27 News - 12 medtech startups you should know if you're in Asia

    Posted by Colin Christie on November 22, 2016

    Nice nod for Lifetrack Medical Systems from e27 News in their article yesteday entitled "12 medtech startups you should know if you're in Asia."  See the article for the complete list.

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    Topics: In the News

    The Future of Radiology in Emerging Markets

    Posted by Colin Christie on November 21, 2016

    Two issues handicap thousands of hospitals and clinics in emerging markets: the shortage of radiologists and the scarcity of technology that better utilizes existing radiologists.

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    Topics: Teleradiology, Radiology

    Reducing RIS/PACS Total Cost of Ownership

    Posted by Colin Christie on November 14, 2016

    In emerging markets, the ability to move to a full digital imaging department has been held back by the high cost of digital equipment and PACS systems.. Over the last five (5) years however, the cost of film has risen, and the cost of digital equipment has significantly decreased. Recently, the cost of PACS systems has also somewhat declined as existing legacy 2nd Generation PACS vendors have...

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    4th Generation RIS/PACS to Empower Emerging Markets

    Posted by Colin Christie on November 9, 2016

    In 2016, Lifetrack announced and released LifeSysTM Ultra Premium RIS/PACS, the first 4th generation system designed to truly empower deployment of affordable, efficient, and high-quality distributed radiology in emerging markets.

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    Topics: Radiology