Viztek offers entry-level PACS for private practice
Viztek introduced a turnkey digital conversion package combining its Opal-RAD PACS and an advanced, affordable Carestream Kodak CR device at the 2008 RSNA conference in Chicago in December.  

Designed to transform a practice from film-based workflow to full digital imaging, Viztek’s new Opal-MD package combines enterprise level Opal-RAD PACS for digital image viewing and management with a Carestream Kodak point-of-care CR device at an affordable price point for private-practice physicians.

The new Opal-MD solution will deliver a range of features and functionalities, including digital image viewing in multiple exam rooms, image auto-routing, CD burning and film printing, the firm said.

Also showcased at RSNA was the latest version of Opal-RAD as a software-only solution. The standards-based PACS solution is compatible with a full range of image acquisition hardware, the company said.

Viztek also displayed be U-arm and dual-detector DR devices that can be purchased as solutions with any Viztek PACS to provide a complete radiology solution.