Carestream Health ranks 23rd on 2013 InformationWeek 500

Company's innovative web-based portal allows patients to play a proactive role in their healthcare


Carestream Health ranked 23rd on this year's InformationWeek 500 - a list of the top technology innovators in the U.S. Carestream was the only supplier of healthcare imaging and information technology included among the top 50 companies on the list.

"Carestream's focus is on creating innovative new technologies that deliver exceptional value to both physicians and patients while offering cost-effective, easy-to-use tools that can enhance the delivery of healthcare worldwide," said Bruce Leidal, Carestream's CIO.

He further added, "Our MyVue Web-based patient portal demonstrates all aspects of this objective. The portal gives patients secure, online access to their own medical imaging data. Patients can then store and share this information-creating the ability for them to collaborate with desired specialists and play a greater role in their own healthcare. This technology is easy and affordable for healthcare organizations to install."

"The theme of this year's InformationWeek 500 is digital business. It's a movement, rooted in data analytics, mobile computing, social networking and other customer‐focused technologies that are turning companies and industries on their ear," said InformationWeek Editor In Chief Rob Preston. "Every enterprise is now a digital business - or needs to become one fast. The companies in our ranking are leading the way."

Unique among corporate rankings, the InformationWeek 500 spotlights the power of innovation in information technology.

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