PenRad Inc. is committed to helping imaging centers as they enter into a new paradigm in women’s imaging workflow.


Buffalo, MN, May 12, 2020

As women’s imaging centers slowly relaunch their screening programs it has become evident that patient intake has changed for the foreseeable future.  In an effort to keep waiting rooms clear and facilitate social distancing guidelines, PenRad has launced PenXpress Check-in.  This new update to the PenRad suite of workflow and efficiency products complimetns existing programs such as PenForms (electronic patient in take forms) and PenConnect (emailed results, remiders, etc.).

“PenXpress Check-in will allow patients to virtually check into their appointment from the comfort and safety of their own home, using their own digital devices”, says Greg Gustafson, PenRad Founder and CEO.  Gustafson goes on to say, “patients can now simply scan a QR code emailed to them by their healtcare provider, enter their security code and be connected immediately with their patient intake form, including high risk questionnaire and health updates.”

PenRad’s software ecosystem is secure and easily accessible by patients.  The platform streamlines the overall patient experience and offloads a significant portion of the work typically requiring face to face interaction with patients; PenXpress Check-in significantly reduces face to face interactions.  Further, PenXpress Check-in facilitates educational opportunities and sets expectations with patients about their upcoming visit and how that experience may have changed since their last visit.

Gustafson continues, “in this time of need as our front-line healthcare providers are looking for ways to streamline their typical workflow, stay safe and ease patient anxiety, PenRad is helping by minimizing the time spent with patients, and facilitating social distancing to keep everyone safe.”  “We are here to do our part to help.”

Diagnostic imaging centers should contact PenRad today, and learn more about PenExpress Check-in, PenConnect and PenForms.

About PenRad

Founded in 1995, PenRad offers a world-class total solution for breast imaging and PenLung, LDCT lung screening (updated to included COVID-19 induced findings) to enhance practice workflow.  Designed for flexibility and easy integration PenRad’s client/server SQL enterprise architecture supports all customers ranging from individual imaging facilities to enterprise systems, while maintaining individual statistics, workflow and automation needs for each facility.  Whether integrating with an existing infrastructure or providing a complete solution, PenRad is your partner in optimizing workflow.

PenRad continues investing within the healthcare community along with driving benefits for the future in diagnostic technology, techniques and analysis. We provide software and leadership towards efforts in standardization. These include HL7 workgroups, such as Clinical Interoperability Modeling Initiative (CIMI), and the Cancer-Interoperability project supported by the ONC, FDA, CDC, NCI, NIH and RSNA.

Call PenRad at 763-475-3388 for more information. Click to download press release pdf

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