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DALLAS, TX and LAS VEGAS, NV, August 10, 2009 – BRIT Systems announced today the release of UrgentWorks, a browser-based application that supports the flagging of urgent findings, critical test results and ER discordance by reporting clinicians, and the immediate communication and on-going tracking of results to the ordering physician. Reporting clinicians can use UrgentWorks to effectively communicate their findings in accordance to ACR guidelines and JCAHO initiatives. BRIT will demonstrate UrgentWorks in booth 229 at the Association for Medical Imaging Management annual meeting August 9-13 in Las Vegas.

UrgentWorks is a 100% browser/AJAX application, so all updates to critical results and urgent findings are immediately available across the enterprise. Critical findings and history of the communications can be viewed and updated by all involved users on the browser interface. The application requires no installation of a client or download, not even Flash.

The ER Discordance Tool allows the radiologist to agree, disagree or strongly disagree with calls made in the ER. Delivery of results can be via UrgentCall, BRIT's automated calling solution, or by email, fax, or texting the ordering clinician. Messages and actions by all clinicians, including notes on conversations, are recorded for audit trails in the critical results history log. All events are tracked from initial findings until the clinician acknowledges the final diagnosis, assuring no patient gets left behind. Management tools provide statistics on the time to close the loop on the communication. With optional HL-7 interfacing, Urgent Finding history can be included as an addendum to the report.

"UrgentWorks, part of BRIT's next-generation, browser-based technologies, addresses a real-world need for reporting critical results and ER discordance, following through to assure the clinician receives the results, providing documentation on each occurrence and overall statistics for the management," says Shelly Fisher, president, BRIT Systems. "As with all BRIT products, it complies with industry standards for a seamless interface to existing workflow, including PACS, RIS and EMRs. The new generation also provides continuity of care records (CCR) and communicates to personal health records, such as Google."

About BRIT Systems:
BRIT Systems is a technology company that provides custom, turn-key solutions for PACS, RIS and teleradiology, including ASP solutions. Founded in 1993 with the goal of providing affordable PACS based on standards, BRIT designs and deploys high-quality PACS/RIS based on the company's comprehensive understanding of radiology departments, medical imaging, networks, DICOM integration, security and highly-available computer systems. BRIT is an employee-owned corporation headquartered in Dallas, Texas. More information can be found at

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