Listen to a conversation with Kathy Tunstall — Imaging Informatics Director at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center — and learn more about how Nuance Healthcare solutions helped OSU.

Despite its immense institutional know-how and its pure heft—11 hospitals, 5,000 medical staffers, $4 billion in net revenues—the Hospital Corporation of America’s multi-state, Denver-based Continental Division still found itself sending CDs and printouts via, among other low-tech image-sharing options, the chests of patients in ambulances and helicopters.

It's been a year and a half since Nuance Communications launched the Nuance PowerShare Network. It did so by acquiring the cloud-based medical image sharing company Accelarad and expanding its platform into a powerful web-based exchange for combined images and reports.

Anchored by eight hospitals throughout Colorado and Kansas, HCA Continental Division, part of the 165-hospital Hospital Corporation of America, knew it needed to eliminate or at least severely reduce management of medical imaging via CD uploading.

William Boonn, MD, had barely begun his career as a radiologist when his department colleagues started approaching him and fellow IT-savvy radiologist Woojin Kim, MD, with questions about analytics and data-mining. And why not?

Maximize your IT investments by sharing diagnostic images and reports. Listen to physicians and hospital leaders discuss how they are meeting this challenge.