Ambra Health Expands Work with RAD-AID to End Global Healthcare Disparities Through Teleradiology

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NEW YORK, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Ambra Health, maker of the leading cloud-based, medical image management suite, today announced its expanding global footprint with RAD-AID, a nonprofit global health charity organization. RAD-AID has over 12,000 radiology volunteers and supporters, serving 80 hospitals in 35 countries, to support radiology health services in resource-poor communities via remote and on-site educational training, equipment implementation, and technology development.
In collaboration with Ambra and other partners, RAD-AID created the RAD-AID Friendship Cloud and integrated on-site radiology data management system with PACS for resource-poor hospitals to more easily and cost-effectively adopt life-saving medical imaging technologies. Ambra contributes expertise, software, and technical support to the RAD-AID Friendship Cloud, which provides low-resource hospitals on-site servers and storage plus cloud-based backup. The RAD-AID Friendship platform enables real-time PACS-based teleteaching and teleconsultations for education and global collaboration. This collaborative effort includes RAD-AID’s use of Ambra Health’s Cloud PACS to offer radiology viewing, archiving, and exchange.
RAD-AID and Ambra have worked together to install IT platforms at University College Hospital in Ibadan, Nigeria, Lao Friends Hospital for Children in Luang Prabang, Laos, as well as Georgetown Public Hospital, Bartica Hospital, and New Amsterdam Hospital in Guyana. To date, Ambra and RAD-AID Friendship Cloud have archived …

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