Kodak signs new PACS agreements

Eastman Kodak has entered into OEM deals with ISG Technologiesand Applicare Medical Imaging, continuing the Rochester, NY, company'strend toward outsourcing PACS components.In the Applicare deal, Kodak has accessed the Dutch PACS firm'sRadWorks PC-based

Eastman Kodak has entered into OEM deals with ISG Technologiesand Applicare Medical Imaging, continuing the Rochester, NY, company'strend toward outsourcing PACS components.

In the Applicare deal, Kodak has accessed the Dutch PACS firm'sRadWorks PC-based teleradiology software for marketing in 15 countriesin Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. RadWorks is a WindowsNT-based product that can be linked to Kodak's Digital Sciencemedical image management software. Kodak's Australian subsidiaryalso received rights to market RadWorks in Australia and New Zealand,alongside Applicare's existing distributor in the region, OxfordScientific.

Details on the agreement with ISG of Mississauga, Ontario, aresketchy, but ISG president Thomas Cafarella confirmed that hiscompany has entered a deal with Kodak Health Imaging divisionin Richardson, TX, to supply Kodak with distributed viewing softwarefor use in PACS applications. Kodak signed a deal with ISG competitorCemax-Icon earlier this year (SCAN 2/28/96).