Milestones

1996-2001

dicom

Research and Development at the private University of Witten/Herdecke in the fields of Internet-technology and DICOM (Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine)

Implementation of several reference projects for the DICOM-Comitee in cooperation with Kuratorium OFFIS e.V.

2000

Founding of VISUS as a technology spin-off from the private University of Witten/Herdecke by Jörg Holstein and Klaus Kleber




2001

First product introduction of JiveX for PACS and image distribution and first references in Germany

2002

Zukunftswettbewerb Ruhrgebiet

Technology award "Zukunftswettbewerb Ruhrgebiet" for JiveX ASP given by the government of North Rhine-Westphalia. (competition for the future in the Ruhr area)


2003

Finishing of JiveX product line for hospital-wide and interdisciplinary image management for all medical specialities.

First reference project (PACS-II) in the Netherlands.

2004

JiveX

Market introduction of the trend-setting JiveX 4.0 and JiveX ASP telearchiving solution for data centers

Implementation of the huge JiveX network solution for the whole of Lapland (Tel Lappi) together with our partner from Finland OneMed (formerly Tamro Medlab)


2005

Consistent implementation of online referral communication within the first German web-portal solution together with our partner ISPro

Launch of the biggest German teleradiology network with more than 100 sites for Diagnostic Network AG

Market introduction of the network solution for digital mammography screening

2006

VISUS

First big installation in China together with our partner Medavis. Processing and reporting of more than 1.500 exams per day

Receiving of a data security certificate issued by ZTG (Center of Healthcare Telematics) and market introduction of JiveX ASP as a pay-per-use concept in Germany

FDA approval for the US market and founding of VISUS USA as a joint venture with Net.Orange


2007

First reference customers in North America and pay-per-study as well as pay-per-volume references

Cooperation with the private Sana hospital group for the development of intersectoral image communication

First Enterprise PACS installation by VISUS Middle East in the Bahrain Defense Force Hospital

2008

Cooperation with T-Systems in the field of Storage Services (SSP)

VISUS moves to "BioMedizin-Zentrum Ruhr", the R&D center at the University of Bochum, with its own IT-lab and an office covering now more than 1,500 square meters 


2009

Strategical business development in the region of Eastern Europe by VISUS Central Eastern Europe

Expansion of JiveX solution portfolio for ECG and radiotherapy with international reference customers

2010

Symposium

VISUS’ 10th anniversary: Proven partnership based on continuity, reliability, and fairness

New VISUS Nordic and Baltic office in Veikkola (near Helsinki)


2011

First presentation of JiveX workflow integrated image registration and 3D imaging

Successful implemetation of "Teleradiology Network Ruhr" with about 40 hospitals and imaging centers based on DICOM E-Mail protocol

Image management with PACS II becomes a trend outside of radiology departments in Germany

2012

Transition of the Teleradiology Network Ruhr to normal operation and participation in the MedEcon Telemedicine GmbH. 

Successful second VISUS Symposium, themed "Using the X-factor of image management interdisciplinary".

Full workflow integration of 3D volume reconstruction and vessel analysis in the JiveX PACS.


2013

Expansion of the product portfolio by JiveX Tomosynthesis and JiveX Mobile.

Successful transfer of the PACS II concept from the Netherlands to Germany with numerous reference projects.

The teleradiology network Ruhr is growing constantly and due to that it was renamed to Westdeutschen Teleradiogieverbund.

2014

Launch of the JiveX Medical Archive solution for consolidating digital archiving in hospital.


2015

Founding of VISUS IT Solutions AG in Switzerland

FDA approval for JiveX Integrated Imagaing and Medical Archive

2016

Red Dot Award in the category interface design

JiveX 5.0 – completely overhauled user interface. Winner of the Red Dot Award in the category interface design.


2017

New registered head office located on the Bochum health campus

New registered head office located on the Bochum health campus. We have change the trading name of  our company into VISUS Health IT GmbH.