3M/Cemax-Icon deal bears fruit at AHRA show

August 30, 1995

PACS firms 3M and Cemax-Icon displayed one of the first resultsof their new relationship at this month's American HealthcareRadiology Administrators meeting in Nashville. The companies introducedCemax-Icon ArchiveManager 2.0, a new software product that

PACS firms 3M and Cemax-Icon displayed one of the first resultsof their new relationship at this month's American HealthcareRadiology Administrators meeting in Nashville. The companies introducedCemax-Icon ArchiveManager 2.0, a new software product that useshierarchical storage management (HSM) to manage images for archivingmedia, including optical jukeboxes, tape jukeboxes and RAID (redundantarray of inexpensive disks) systems.

3M provided the software and data-storage media for ArchiveManagerwhile Cemax-Icon developed the application interface. Cemax-Iconwill market the software, which is compatible with its line ofPACS products and which supports the DICOM 3.0 and HL7 standards.3M made an equity investment in Cemax-Icon in June (SCAN 6/21/95).