Developers, OEMs, engineers and IT administrators rely on our advanced toolkit and utility suite to reduce the design cycle, create, troubleshoot and manage complex enterprise medical imaging systems and speed time to market for innovative solutions of their own. Our DICOM toolkit enables software developers to implement a medical imaging application or modality with full DICOM connectivity with a minimum of effort. Our suite of DICOM and HL7 utilities give users a range of advanced capabilities to effectively develop, test and manage medical imaging systems.

Solution Components

Use these full-featured components for a customized solution:

  • DCF Toolkit – DICOM Software Developer Toolkit
  • PowerTools – Suite of DICOM & HL7 Utilities for Testing & Debugging

Working in a Specialized Domain?

The DCF Toolkit supports development of a spectrum of solutions in specialized imaging domains. Whether your solution needs include Non-Destructive Testing (NDT), DICONDE, DICOS, veterinary imaging, dental imaging, digital mammography or clinical research, Laurel Bridge has you covered.

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Standardize Study Identification and Distribution

Ensure critical patient information such as patient ID, patient demographics, originating location, exam type, and study description is normalized to enable seamless ingestion and workflow efficiency.

Image Access Across Departments or IT Systems

Enable radiologists to read all studies from any imaging sources, on the PACS they are familiar with, by ensuring current and relevant prior studies are available when needed, regardless of where they reside.

Reliable Delivery of Studies to External Radiologists

Provide timely delivery of new studies and relevant prior exams to the appropriate locations, teleradiologists, or, subspecialty physicians where ever the studies reside. Meet service level agreements regardless of scheduling complexity and clinical reporting needs.

Remote Ingestion and Delivery

Efficiently offload mobile and remote location acquisition devices and ensure secure, reliable delivery of medical images to a VNA, departmental archive or reading workstation.

Modality Sharing Across Multiple Scheduling Entities

Simplify sharing of imaging resources among organizations using different patient scheduling systems and ensure new studies are automatically delivered to the appropriate reading locations.

Develop, Test and Troubleshoot Apps That Support…

Image Ingestion and Access

Ingest, transform, and deliver medical images between disparate systems and locations.

  • Based on time, schedule, content, orders or events
  • Anonymize patient data
  • Standardize patient demographics
  • Encrypt and compress
  • Integrate with Master Patient Index (MPI)

Image Retrieval and Distribution

Retrieve medical images from disparate systems or centralize archives and deliver to where needed.

  • Support comprehensive fetching requirements
  • Support complex relevancy matching
  • Multiple triggers (worklist, HL7, manual)
  • Standardize patient demographics
  • Encrypt and compress
  • Integrate with an MPI or EHR

Archive Migration and Consolidation

Analyze, plan, and migrate medical images to a new archive or VNA.

  • Control migration throughput
  • Prefetch prior exams based upon work schedule
  • Validate
  • Standardize patient demographics
  • Compress
  • Integrate with MPI


What Clients are Saying

"The Laurel Bridge stuff is really... outstanding!"
Jeff HansonHologic
"The DCF software makes building enterprise medical applications easy and efficient. It works, the first time, right out of the box."
Rich EdwardsLead Software Engineer, Codonics, Inc.
"Simply put, Laurel Bridge is the most responsive and enhancement-based vendor I have ever worked with in my twenty-five years of IT experience."
Mark A. HilbertMigration Specialist
"The PowerTools DICOM Utility Suite is a must have tool for PACS Administrators and IT Support personnel. As for support, very responsive and knowledgeable!"
Domini M.Senior PACS Admin, North Cypress Medical Center
"PowerTools makes analysis via Excel very handy. The Indexer is my preferred tool to use, as having the data in columns is the best!"
Sawyer ButterfieldMarshfield Clinic
"Your product line, in our case PowerTools and Compass, compliments ours exceptionally well."
Leading Cardio PACS Vender
"Once again the issue was at the modality, and PowerTools helped me to identify the problem."
PACS ManagerNational Healthcare Provider