Traditional VNA implementations typically mean “rip and replace.” Key resources are diverted. Systems are disrupted. And a massive, costly data migration ensues. Eventually, you’ll reap the rewards of consolidated data. But find a comfortable chair and settle in, because it could be a long time before you start seeing those benefits.
But not necessarily. If this is what you think consolidating your enterprise imaging systems has to look like – think again. You can achieve the long-term benefits of a consolidated infrastructure in the short term, without the disruption and without the same level of upfront expense.
Don’t wait for the rewards.
You can take a phased approach to consolidation with a real-time VNA. Unlike traditional VNAs that are dependent on a fully consolidated system before they yield results, a real-time VNA begins delivering the benefits of consolidation immediately. Performing as if it were already consolidated, a real-time VNA pulls data from your various PACS, modalities and other data sources. It transforms the data, giving it context and making it available quickly – at the point of care.
By leveraging your existing infrastructure, the real-time VNA ensures that all your systems continue to function as expected, allowing you to realize the benefits of a system consolidation today, without disrupting your teams. In fact, thanks to the real-time VNA’s improved access, your teams will have an even better user experience than that of a traditional VNA.
Set your own pace.
A real-time VNA solution allows you to decide if and when to shut down your PACS. Data migration will proceed in the background. Your systems continue to run uninterrupted. And so will your teams. It won’t require a large, dedicated project team. And because a real-time VNA is modular and scalable, you can add the features and functionality your organization needs, as your resources permit. And if you do decide to shut down your PACS, you’ll gain the additional benefits of a unified system.
Are you ready for evolution?
Don’t disrupt your system or your teams.
Don’t migrate data more than once.
Don’t wait for a consolidated architecture.
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