Cincinnati, Ohio; Shenzhen, China: CUBD client Physicians Referral Network (PRN) completed installation of the first remote diagnostic/cloud based diabetic retinopathy screening technology to the Zhengzhou Second Eye Hospital. The system was installed on April 5, 2014 and went operationally live on April 15, 2014.
At risk diabetic Chinese patients are screened with retinal (fundus) camera images which are instantly transmitted to the USA for diagnosis by US retinal specialists. Diagnosis are then returned to the hospital in Mandarin for treatment by local doctors.
About PRN: Physician Referral Network (PRN) is a HIPAA compliant, cloud based, remote image interpretation and referral network that allows health care providers a level of collaborative patient management never before available. Participating providers can expect improved patient outcomes and lower healthcare costs due to a more efficient exchange of information.