HIMSS: ACR selects Siemens syngo.via for advanced viz training

NEW ORLEANS—The American College of Radiology (ACR) has selected Siemens Healthcare syngo.via advanced visualization software for use in the ACR Education Center in Reston, Va.

Siemens is showing syngo.via and Siemens Image Sharing & Archiving (ISA), a cloud-based vendor neutral archive, at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) annual conference.

The ACR Education Center will mainly use syngo.via in CT angiography (CTA) and virtual colonoscopy training courses. The ACR Education Center is an interactive learning environment designed to provide hands-on experience. Individual workplaces emulate a real clinical environment for up to 60 attendees. After completion of the educational program, attendees receive a Certificate of Proficiency.