The University of Exeter has awarded the contract for a Research PACS and VNA to Insignia Medical Systems, the pioneering UK based Enterprise Imaging provider. Supporting both academic learning and leading-edge medical research the Insignia service will enable the University of Exeter to maintain its position as one of the UK’s leading academic institutions. The Insignia systems will enable shared services with the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospitals and other NHS Trusts, creating a regional clinical and research hub of excellence.
The PACS and VNA will be predominantly used by students at the University as part of their course, although will also be used for medical research advancements particularly in advanced MRI.
The system will be linked with Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust who have been a customer of Insignias since 2013.
Speaking about the contract, Karen Knapp, Head of Medical Imaging / Associate Professor in Musculoskeletal Imaging, University of Exeter, commented “We are very excited to be working with Insignia, we chose them because they provide a PACS software solution which is both flexible and secure. This will enable us to enhance our teaching, building familiarity with their PACS which is widely used throughout the South West as well as having secure storage and analysis ability for images taken in our clinical research.”
Richard Dormer, Managing Director, Insignia Medical Systems said, “We are delighted to be awarded this contract with Exeter University. Being able to support the future generations at the University and assist with research and development in such a prestigious establishment is a great award for us. Our ethos has always been to enable advancements across medical imaging, and by being a part of the next generation of learning we will be helping this to continue.”