History

Legacy of Innovation

Digisonics has been leading the industry forward since 1974, and we’re proud of our legacy of innovation. Here is a list of Digisonics’ significant milestones:

1974

DIGISONICS FOUNDED

1974-1982

PREHISTORY

  • Digisonics founded. Digiscan, an off-line system for generating 2D echo images is released. Digiscan preceded real-time 2D ultrasound systems.
  • Release of Echo-Comp, the first analysis system for M-mode echocardiography. Based on a CAI mini-computer with 2K RAM. Written in assembly language.
  • Echo-Comp extended to include 2-D Echo and Cath Lab analysis and reporting

1982-1984

APPLE ERA

  • Release of cardiology products on the Apple II system
  • Development of OB ultrasound fetal growth & dating software for Apples

1984-1994

DOS LAUNCHED

  • Echo, Cath and OB products released on IBM DOS based systems
  • GYN and folliculogram applications developed
  • Digital echo system for DOS released

1994-1998

WINDOWS ARRIVES

  • Echo & OB applications rewritten for Windows
  • DigiView – digital image management and reporting for echo is released
  • OB-View – digital image management and reporting for OB Ultrasound is released

1998

DICOM

  • Ultrasound systems offer DICOM output (network & media)
  • Echo and OB image management systems extended to DICOM with HL7 interfaces, new application stuctures, and new databases
  • Expansion to vascular, nuclear, and cath modalities

2003

WEB-BASED REMOTE REVIEW

  • Remote mode released. Remote mode provides Web-based VPN bidirectional communication allowing users to remotely review, electronically sign, and upload studies for automatic distribution throughout hospital networks.

2005

WEBVIEW & DIGISERV

  • Web-based remote access for any authorized user with a secure login and password
  • DigiServ – automated data transfer and synchronization between multi-site, bandwidth-challenged enviroments

2006

DIGINET PRO/OB-NET AND SQL

  • Fully functional web-based access to full suite of image and report editing products. Implementation of SQL technology and a more robust technology platform.

2008-2012

KLAS RECOGNITION

  • For five consecutive years, Digisonics is named #1 Cardiology PACS Vendor in the annual Best in KLAS report

2011

CATH REPORTING

  • Cath Reporting Software Update release

2013

WEBVIEW 4.0 AND DIGICONNECT

  • WebView 4.0, a universal viewer is introduced, providing anywhere, anytime access to images and reports via HTML5 capable browsers and devices
  • DigiConnect is released, providing seamless launch of any 3rd party system (EMR/HIS, PACS, ECG management software) directly from the Digisonics workstation

2014

GATEWAY MONITOR

  • Gateway Monitor, a proactive supporting application for constant monitoring and recording of network transmssion events, application errors and connecitivity is introduced.

2015

BUSINESS ANALYTICS PACKAGE

  • Digisonics Business Analytics Package with advanced functionality including productivity reports, management reports and automated searches is introduced.