Securely integrate Mac PACS workstation into Windows environment
We’ll show you how a Mac system can be smoothly and easily integrated into a Windows-dominated environment, so you can take advantage of savings on operating and process costs.
Significantly Reduce Support Costs
A recent study by IBM shows that Windows users require 800% more support than Mac users. The IT giant decided to implement Mac OS and iOS to permanently reduce the enormous associated costs. Their users now work easier and without problems.
User- and System administration
The current Apple OS X operating system makes a seamless integration with Active Directory. There is easy support for central user authentication. Microsoft Exchange Server’s e-mail and calendar function can easily be used as well.
Mac OS X allows for password protection of the boot firmware. System profiles can be provisioned to restrict access of peripheral equipment, USB ports, and applications. Additionally, Mac OS X includes full disk encryption built-in for peace of mind for laptop users.
Due to the strict DICOM conformity of aycan workstation, a Mac system can be seamlessly integrated into a PACS environment without any special needs.
The Mac platform is known to be significantly less exposed and vulnerable to virus, trojan, and other malware attacks than Windows platform. For an added level of security, various virus protection software options are available.
Interfaces such as HL7, GDT, REST, XML-Push allow an integration into your current RIS/ HIS environment. Windows based RIS/HIS clients can easily be operated on a Mac workstation in a virtualized Windows environment. You can even virtualize your dictation/voice recognition platform.
aycan workstation software is classified as a medical product class ll. aycan workstation comes with all required certifications such as FDA 510(k) clearance and CE labeling.
EIZO’s RadiCS provides total support for the quality maintenance and control of client monitors, covering everything from calibration to acceptance and constancy tests, calibration asset, and historical management. RadiCS complies with AAPM, DIN, IEC and other standards and runs natively on both Mac and Windows.
The following white papers provide deeper insight into the topic of Mac Integration.
Integration with aycan workflow
Download PDF “aycan workflow – HIS/RIS/PACS integration with HL7 and DICOM”
Integrating Mac Systems
Download Apple Whitepaper “Integrating Mac Systems into a Medical IT Infrastructure: Creating an affordable radiology workstation with OsiriX”
OS X with Active Directory
Download Apple Whitepaper “Best Practices for Integrating OS X with Active Directory – OS X Yosemite v10.10”
Parallels Desktop for Mac
Download Parallels Whitepaper “Parallels Desktop for Mac – A Framework for Adopting Macs into the Windows Centric Business”
Security for Mac Computers
Download Apple Whitepaper “Security for Mac Computers in the Enterprise”
Evaluating and Deploying Mac Computers
Download Apple Whitepaper “Strategies and Best Practices for Evaluating and Deploying Mac Computers in the Enterprise”
Self-Support for Mac Users
Download Apple Whitepaper “Supporting Mac Users: The Self-Support Model”
OS X Deployment
Download Apple Whitepaper “OS X Deployment – Technical Reference”
Mac Integration Basics
Download Apple Whitepaper “Mac Integration Basics 10.10 – Adding a Mac to a Network That Uses Windows or Other Standards”
Mac Management Basics
Download Apple Whitepaper “Mac Management Basics 10.10 – Deploying and Managing Multiple Mac Computers”
Download Apple Whitepaper “802.1X Authentication”