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VistA Imaging System

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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.

Doctor using VISTA Imaging 

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 at