Innovating Your Imaging Stack:
Cloud VNA and Deconstructed PACS Best Practices

Insights from Ambra Health and Jefferson Radiology

Executive Brief- Jefferson Radiology Cloud VNA and Deconstructed PACS InsightsIn today’s healthcare landscape, the shift to value-based care is causing healthcare providers to rethink their image management strategy and imaging stack to address the industry challenges of today with modern, enterprise imaging solutions of tomorrow. Approaches like deconstructed PACS and technology innovations like Cloud VNA are becoming popular, with many healthcare providers evaluating how to apply them to their organizations to help cope with industry change.

In this new executive brief, Ambra Health, and Jefferson Radiology provide you with best practices and experiences to help you innovate your imaging stack to address today’s regulatory and cost pressures, embrace changing expectations from patients, and satisfy the needs of physicians and clinicians— who are looking to access imaging anytime, anywhere, from their tablet, to within their EHR.

Michael Quinn, CTO of Jefferson Radiology Shares Advice

In this Executive Brief, you’ll hear how Jefferson Radiology embarked on their deconstructed PACS journey and what they learned along the way. Mike Quinn shares his perspectives on how they:

  • Evaluated VNA deployment models and the key factors they considered
  • Eliminated as many as 4 different systems with a unified, cloud technology stack to store, share, and view medical imaging across the network
  • Established a patient-centric imaging workflow
  • Ensured the highest satisfaction levels from referring physicians

This Executive Brief Shares Insights From:

Michael Quinn, CTO, Jefferson RadiologyMichael Quinn, CTO, Jefferson Radiology
Michael Quinn serves as the Chief Technology Officer of Jefferson Radiology. In this role, he is responsible for overseeing all aspects of IT Department, including information security, strategic planning, applications, infrastructure, business continuity and disaster planning, and development of business intelligence infrastructures, within the strategic direction and growth objectives of the organization. Relying on his deep technical knowledge, developed over many years in healthcare IT, Mike provides strategic direction in all technology related issues. Mike served at large scale organizations such as Cigna, Hartford Insurance Group, Aetna and Yale University prior to joining Jefferson Radiology.

Mini Peiris, CMO, Ambra HealthMini Peiris, CMO, Ambra Health
Mini Peiris owns go-to-market initiatives and works closely with Ambra’s advisory group of physicians, administrative executives, and healthcare IT leaders. She most recently served as the CMO of OpenGov, an Andreessen-Horowitz-backed start-up. Prior to that, Mini spent over 12 years at NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N) as VP, Worldwide Marketing and VP, Product Management. In these leadership roles, she drove NetSuite’s marketing strategy and product direction as they grew from startup to IPO to a $500M+ revenue business. Mini holds a BS in Cellular Molecular Biology from the University of Michigan and began her career as a research scientist at Janssen Pharmaceutical, but secretly wishes she was a marine biologist. So it’s no surprise that she’s been scuba diving in far-flung spots like Papua New Guinea to see pygmy seahorses; Utila, Honduras for whale sharks, and the Galapagos Islands for hammerhead shark sightings.

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