Vital Images, Inc. Introduces Universal Viewer to European Market at conhIT

VitreaView(TM) to Provide a Single Source for Viewing Disparate Imaging Data

| Source: Vital Images, Inc.

BERLIN, April 23, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vital Images, Inc., a Toshiba Medical Systems Group Company and leading provider of advanced visualization and analysis solutions for healthcare providers, introduces VitreaView™, a universal viewer that provides uniform access to patient imaging, at conhIT, Europe's leading event for healthcare IT 24-26 April in Berlin, Germany.

"We are pleased to bring VitreaView to the European market," said David Hilderbrand, senior director Sales EMEA at Vital Images. "The ability to simplify the complex task of viewing disparate imaging data via the Web helps give physicians anytime access to a comprehensive view of patient imaging information."

VitreaView provides healthcare professionals with a central view of a patient image history, which means image data can be received from disparate databases and then viewed through one universal viewer. This directly addresses physicians' need for increased access to imaging data, standardization and improved collaboration capabilities. With VitreaView users can view DICOM and non-DICOM images, review multi-modality data, access basic review tools as well as perform comparative reviews and allow for historical search of relevant data.

VitreaView is designed for flexible deployment and leverages industry standards. It is also scalable, fault tolerant, and can be fully virtualized. VitreaView's software-only platform is a zero download, zero foot print, browser and operating system independent solution. This allows users on different devices to access the functionality in VitreaView through the Web or via EMR, EHR or portals.

About Vital

Vital Images, Inc., a Toshiba Medical Systems Group Company, is a leading provider of advanced visualization and analysis software for physicians and healthcare specialists. The company's software provides users productivity and communication tools to improve patient care that can be accessed throughout the enterprise anytime, anywhere via the Web. For more information, visit

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