After patients undergo magnetic resonance imaging procedures, they are sometimes referred to a specialist at a different hospital, and given CDs with files showing the results of their scans.
But often times at the follow-up appointment, a physician who is handed a disc is left thinking, “What do I do with this?” says Gary Wendt. He’s a radiologist at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, aka UW Health, as well as the co-founder and president of Middleton, WI-based ImageMoverMD. The startup has developed software applications that allow clinicians and patients to transmit pictures taken with mobile devices in a way that’s secure and does not violate patient privacy laws. Read the full story here.