Veterans Health Administration
VistA Imaging System
VistA Imaging has helped VA hospitals achieve an enterprise-wide paperless and filmless Electronic Health Record. As of July 2011, VistA Imaging has captured and stored more than 2 billion images nationwide.
Each month, VistA Imaging:
- Serves more than 1.3 million patients.
- Captures more than 39 million new images.
- Displays 9 - 11 million images for review.
- Displays about 550,000 studies for diagnosis and is used to interpret more than 160,000 studies.
The Food and Drug Administration has classified the VistA Imaging software as a medical device. The use of VistA Imaging in a clinical setting is subject to the CFR (Code of Federal Regulations) Title 21 Part 820.
For additional information, contact the Department of Veterans Affairs Freedom of Information Act Service.